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Help Increase uptake of health checks by people with learning disabilities

By: Cllr Robert Hill, St Leonard’s ward

More than 1,300 Lambeth residents are known to have learning disabilities and sadly, on average, people with learning disabilities live 25 years less than everyone else but this doesn’t have to be. A big reason for that is many health problems including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and mental health problems affect people with learning disabilities more than others.

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