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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 Gluten intolerance

NHS Choices - Introduction

(04/08/2014)

Coeliac disease is a common digestive condition where a person has an adverse reaction to gluten.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of coeliac disease

(04/08/2014)

Symptoms of coeliac disease can range from mild to severe.

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NHS Choices - Causes of coeliac disease

(04/08/2014)

Coeliac disease is an autoimmune condition caused by an abnormal immune reaction to the protein gluten, which is found in foods such as bread and pasta.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing coeliac disease

(04/08/2014)

Routine screening for coeliac disease is not recommended unless you have symptoms or are at an increased risk of developing them.

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NHS Choices - Treating coeliac disease

(28/04/2015)

Coeliac disease is usually treated by simply excluding foods that contain gluten from your diet.

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NHS Choices - Complications of coeliac disease

(01/08/2014)

If you have coeliac disease, it is crucial you do not eat any gluten. If you have untreated or undiagnosed coeliac disease and are still eating gluten, several complications can occur.

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NHS Choices - 'I'm so glad I joined Coeliac UK'

(01/08/2014)

Shira Groombridge, 32, had unpleasant symptoms for eight years before she was diagnosed with coeliac disease.

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