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Are You SunSmart?

We ask Jane Brennan from Brennan’s Life Pharmacy Donabate how to make the most of great sunny summer days whilst protecting our skin from harmful rays. Jane says “The Irish Cancer Society SunSmart program has great guidelines to keep us safe. See below for some useful tips and advice” Ways to protect your skin: Shade... Read more >

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Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes

Pollen Highs & Watery Eyes… Talk to Jane Brennan, your Hay Fever Expert in Donabate Are your eyes itchy, red or watery? Is your throat scratchy? Are you sneezing? Do you have itchy ears, nose or mouth? Do you have a blocked or runny nose? Do you wake up feeling exhausted? Hay fever can cause... Read more >

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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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Articles in Diabetic ketoacidosis

NHS Choices - Introduction

(04/06/2015)

Diabetic ketoacidosis is a serious complication of diabetes, caused by a lack of insulin in the body. Find out how to spot it, how it's treated, and how you can prevent it.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis

(04/06/2015)

Read about the main signs and symptoms of diabetic ketoacidosis, and find out when you should seek medical advice.

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NHS Choices - Causes of diabetic ketoacidosis

(04/06/2015)

Find out why diabetic ketoacidosis develops and what commonly triggers the condition.

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NHS Choices - Treating diabetic ketoacidosis

(04/06/2015)

Diabetic ketoacidosis is usually treated in hospital. Find out more about the treatment you may receive.

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NHS Choices - Complications of diabetic ketoacidosis

(04/06/2015)

With prompt treatment, diabetic ketoacidosis can be corrected without any complications developing. If left untreated, the condition can be life-threatening.

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NHS Choices - Preventing diabetic ketoacidosis

(04/06/2015)

If you've been diagnosed with diabetes, it's very important that you follow all recommendations regarding diet, medication, insulin therapy and self-testing to help prevent diabetic ketoacidosis.

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