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“Do you know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy.

Five minutes that could save your life! “Would you like to know the eight warning signs of breast cancer to look out for?” asks Jane Brennan of Brennan’s Life Pharmacy. We are all a bit shy of talking about breasts, but a five minute chat with any of our team here in Life Pharmacy Donabate... Read more >

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Let’s talk about Type 2 Diabetes with pharmacist Jane Brennan

Did you know that there are more than 1 million people in Ireland at risk of, or who have diabetes? Type 2 diabetes is where the body either doesn’t produce enough insulin, or is unable to fully use the insulin it produces. This results in too much glucose in the blood, which can have serious... Read more >

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Get Active in 2019: Tips to achieve your New Year’s fitness goals

Getting more active is one of the most common New Year’s Resolutions made every January, as thousands look to spark a positive change in their well being and shed their holiday pounds. Gyms around the country reach their peak capacity as members new and old arrive full of motivation and ambition, yet many find it... Read more >

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Articles in Septicaemia

NHS Choices - Introduction

(18/02/2015)

Sepsis is a common and potentially life-threatening condition triggered by an infection.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of sepsis

(23/04/2014)

The symptoms of sepsis may develop after a localised infection (infection limited to one part of the body) or an injury.

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NHS Choices - Causes of sepsis

(23/04/2014)

Sepsis can be triggered by an infection in any part of the body. The most common sites of infection leading to sepsis are the lungs, urinary tract, abdomen (tummy) and pelvis.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing sepsis

(23/04/2014)

Sepsis is often diagnosed based on simple measurements like your temperature, heart rate, breathing rate and simple blood test.

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NHS Choices - Treating sepsis

(23/10/2014)

Treatment of sepsis varies depending on the site and cause of the initial infection, the organs affected and the extent of any damage.

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