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World Diabetes Day – Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, which aims to draw attention to the condition that is becoming increasingly prevalent in both young and old generations. To support this cause, selected Life Pharmacies are offering FREE Diabetes Care & Blood Glucose Screening to Life Loyalty customers when they swipe their loyalty cards from November 14th to 21st. What is Diabetes?... Read more >

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Men’s Health – Ask a Pharmacist with Vincent Dempsey

Life Pharmacy’s Vincent Dempsey tackles some commonly asked questions about men’s health – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 7 November 2018. Movember is upon us once again, which signals the time to put down your razor. But what most people see as a great excuse not to shave is actually a really important movement... Read more >

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Ask a Pharmacist – Colm Kennelly

Life Pharmacy’s Managing Pharmacist Colm Kennelly explains all about seasonal flu and how the flu vaccine works – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 3 October 2018. This month sees the start of the annual Flu Vaccine campaign and Pharmacists all over the country will be providing the vaccine to patients – many of us... Read more >

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Articles in Crohn's disease

NHS Choices - Introduction

(14/05/2015)

Crohn's disease is a long-term condition that causes inflammation of the lining of the digestive system.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of Crohn's disease

(11/05/2015)

The symptoms of Crohn's disease vary, depending on which part of the digestive system is inflamed.

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NHS Choices - Causes of Crohn's disease

(11/05/2015)

The exact cause of Crohn's disease is unknown. Most researchers think it's caused by a combination of factors.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing Crohn's disease

(11/05/2015)

A number of different tests may be needed to diagnose Crohn's disease, as it has similar symptoms to several other conditions.

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NHS Choices - Complications of Crohn's disease

(11/05/2015)

People with Crohn's disease are at risk of developing a number of complications.

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NHS Choices - 'Crohn's disease grinds on and on. It zaps you of vigour and energy'

(11/05/2015)

Author William Fiennes has lived with Crohn's disease since he was a teenager.

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NHS Choices - 'My life is now back on track'

(11/05/2015)

Joseph Barr talks about managing Crohn's disease with medication and how he can still play the sports he loves.

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