5 Nov 2019

Graves disease is a fairly common disorder where the thyroid is stimulated by the immune system to produce high levels of thyroid hormone characteristically in response to anti thyroid stimulating hormone receptor antibodies (Anti TSHr abs). Thionamide therapies like p...

Q. I’m unable to eat dairy and I’m concerned about my bone health. What can I eat to ensure my dietary calcium is adequate?

A. For adults in Australia the current recommended daily intake of calcium is 1000mg to 1300mg daily. For those who can’t include dairy in their...

It is exciting to let you all know that Type1Screen launched last week. This program was developed with the support of JDRF Australia (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation) following the announcement in February that TrialNet would decrease funding for diabetes antibo...

This is a pretty tricky question, because there are so many factors involved.

  1. Age.

  2. Gender

  3. Build

  4. Health conditions

  5. Health goals

How should it be measured?

In Australia, a basic ‘weight’ assessment usually involves height, weight, and BMI.

To calcu...

A wound that fails to heal or is slow to heal is considered a chronic wound. There are numerous factors that may impair your ability to heal including medical conditions such as diabetes, reduced blood flow, loss of sensation, infection, poor diet, smoking, trauma or r...