Books on Prescription
Book Yourself to Health: Would you like to better understand conditions and how they can be managed? - Find information that will help you through Books on 'Prescription'.
What is Books on Prescription?
The books recommended by professionals for books on 'prescription' have a focus on information and self-help, helping people to understand their difficulties and to make positive changes in their lives. Some of these books can also be helpful for relatives, friends and carers to read to increase their understanding of a particular difficulty.
Whilst information and self-help can be very beneficial, they may not be sufficient in some situations.
If there is no improvement or things get worse, after trying the strategies in the book, seek help from a trained professional such as a GP or nurse.
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For more information contact either:
- firstname.lastname@example.org (Central Support Co-ordinator for Libraries and Heritage, West Lothian Libraries). Tel: 01506 281273
- The Big Plus - 0800 917 8000 - To get better at reading, writing or using numbers, call this number and you will be put in touch with someone who will help you to do this in West Lothian.
- NHS Inform - a new national health information service for Scotland. Information for the public, patients and carers.
Diabetes - a practical guide to managing your healthhttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39454/Diabetes-a-practical-guide-to-managing-your-health
This one-stop expert guide to managing diabetes covers all types of diabetes and includes the special concerns of diabetes in children and teenagers. The guide ...
Diabetes Cookbook for Dummieshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39455/Diabetes-Cookbook-for-Dummies
This friendly guide covers the latest dietary recommendations and medical information on diabetes and its management. It presents recipes for all occasions - in...
Type 1 Diabetes - Answers at your fingertipshttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39456/Type-1-Diabetes-Answers-at-your-fingertips
Type 1 diabetes is also known as insulin-dependent diabetes, and it can develop at any age. This book explains what type 1 diabetes is and how it is treated, of...
Lothian Diabetes Services - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39457/Lothian-Diabetes-Services-Website
On the Website for Lothian Diabetes Services you'll find information on local services and initiatives and links to other diabetes sites with information for bo...
My Diabetes Patient Portal - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39458/My-Diabetes-Patient-Portal-Website
My diabetes my way is the NHS Scotland interactive diabetes website to help support people who have diabetes and their family and friends.
Diabetes UK - Websitehttps://westlothianhscp.org.uk/article/39459/Diabetes-UK-Website
Diabetes UK is the leading charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of every person affected by or at risk of diabetes.