diabetes self care

Diabetes Self-Care. Dr. Norman Swan

In this short video Dr. Norman Swan
discusses Australia’s most common form of diabetes, Type 2 diabetes. He explains can sometimes initially be managed through lifestyle modification including a healthy diet, regular exercise and consulting your GP.

Leg ache – causes and symptoms

Leg ache or leg pain is a symptom with many possible causes, that may involve muscles, nerves or blood vessels.

Being fit protects against diabetes

An extensive study shows us that being unfit and weak at 18 years of age is a key risk factor for developing diabetes later in life.

Is it healthy to be fat and fit?

Being fit is important for health however carrying too much body fat may undo many of the health benefits brought about by fitness. A study in Sweden has surprising results.

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Diltiazem Sandoz Tablets

Diltiazem Sandoz Tablets

Diltiazem Sandoz CD Extended release capsules

Diltiazem Sandoz CD Extended release capsules

Diltiazem Sandoz CD Extended release capsules

Obesity and overweight

Obesity and overweight

Energy-dense foods (those that have a lot of kilojoules in a small volume) can be associated with weight gain, especially if you eat a lot of them. These foods tend to be high in sugar and/or fat.

Pregnancy and keeping fit

Some pregnant women will need to take special care and should discuss with their doctor how they plan to exercise.

Cervical cancer: symptoms and diagnosis

The symptoms and diagnosis process of cervical cancer, a guide for people with cervical cancer, their families and friends. If you have an abnormal Pap test result, you may need further tests for cervical cancer.

Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight

Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight

Even losing 5-10 per cent of your bodyweight if you are overweight or obese can have a beneficial effect. Find out how to lose weight and keep it off.

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