Women living with diabetes

Women living with diabetes

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic condition that affects the body’s ability to breakdown (or metabolise) the food we eat into energy, for use by the trillions of cells that make up the human form. Diabetes is a global problem, and while it affects both men and women, there is one type that affects women only – gestational diabetes.

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An urgent (bladder) matter

An urgent (bladder) matter

To talk about bladder issues is a big deal for many people because it feels very private. But, did you know that 1 in 3 women in Australia have a bladder control problem? Yes, it really is THAT common. This month’s blog aims to release the fear of speaking out about a condition known as bladder urgency, and to show you that help is at hand.

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Staying sane during isolation

Staying sane during isolation

This month we thought a focus on self-help advice during isolation was warranted. Trying to juggle working from home whilst looking after children and adjusting to being around partners and other family members 24/7 is a big task for anyone. We’ve highlighted a few key areas that are worth considering to keep on top of your health (and sanity) during isolation.

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Wrist and thumb pain after pregnancy?

Wrist and thumb pain after pregnancy?

Have you recently had a baby? Are you suffering from a sore wrist and thumb? If it’s any consolation, you’re not alone. One study from 2017 reported over 50% of women experienced wrist pain following delivery of their baby, and over 80% of those still had pain two months on. Read on to find out why.

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How important are you to yourself?

How important are you to yourself?

Now that the fun and frolics are over for another year, it’s back to the routine of everyday life and everyday stress… But where do YOU fit in to all of this? We always ask the question ‘How important are you to yourself?’. Let’s discuss why this is important and what you can do to ensure you make 2020 more about you.

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