With more and more of the Australian population being either overweight or obese, many people are trying to lose weight. Unfortunately a lot of diets simply don't work and patients can find it hard to work out how to actually lose the weight and keep it off. Here are some ways the medical team at … Continue reading Get help to lose weight from your GP
Diabetes is a serious chronic condition in which an individual’s blood glucose levels are too high. This year, July 9th-15th is Diabetes Awareness Week, and to mark the occasion, we will be examining what causes diabetes, and what measures can be taken to prevent it. In a healthy body, the hormone insulin is important for … Continue reading Diabetes Awareness Week
The obesity epidemic is bringing with it a host of health problems. A major factor behind it is our sugar addiction. Australia is in the midst of a Sugardemic. The average Australian consumes somewhere around 16 teaspoons of added sugar every day, more than double that recommended by the World Health Organization. Not surprisingly, two-thirds … Continue reading Are you consuming too much sugar?