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Type 2 diabetes warning: Do you regularly experience this? You could be at risk

Type 2 diabetes means a person’s pancreas cannot produce enough insulin to regulate rising blood sugar levels. Many people do not realise they are living with the condition because the symptoms do not necessarily make them unwell. The earlier people spot the warning signs the better, however – early intervention prevents the risk of developing… Read More »

Alzheimer’s disease: Eight risk factors for developing the disease – are you at risk?

Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia. Dementia refers to a set of symptoms, including problems with thinking, reasoning, learning, memory and language. Alzheimer’s is more likely as a person gets older. About one in every 100 people aged 65 have Alzheimer’s and this will rise to 40 out of every 100 by age 85.… Read More »

Millions of Aussies at heart disease risk

Almost 13 million Australian adults are putting their tickers at risk of heart disease, new statistics reveal. More than two-thirds of Australian adults are at risk of the nation’s leading killer by having at least three risk factors, data released by the Heart Foundation on Sunday shows. This equates to three-in-four men and one-in-two women… Read More »