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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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Wheezing or Sneezing? Ask A Pharmacist with Jane Brennan

Jane Brennan of Life Pharmacy Donabate answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? Flu and the common cold circulate more at this time of year especially in areas with larger groups, for example in workplaces and schools. It’s not too late to get... Read more >

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Cold & Flu – Ask A Pharmacist with Anne Smyth

Life Pharmacy’s Anne Smyth answers some of the most commonly asked questions about cold & flu – featured in the Irish Independent’s ‘Mother & babies’ supplement 5 December 2018. Why are a cold and flu so prevalent in winter? It’s a time of year when our immune systems need to be at its best. My advice is to be... 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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