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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 Stomach removal surgery

NHS Choices - Introduction

(26/01/2015)

A gastrectomy is a medical procedure that involves surgically removing all or part of the stomach.

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NHS Choices - Why a gastrectomy is carried out

(26/01/2015)

A gastrectomy can be used to treat a variety of conditions, including obesity and some types of cancer.

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NHS Choices - How a gastrectomy is performed

(26/01/2015)

There are different types of gastrectomy, depending on which part of your stomach needs to be removed.

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NHS Choices - Recovering from gastrectomy

(26/01/2015)

A gastrectomy is a serious operation and recovery can take a long time.

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NHS Choices - Complications of gastrectomy

(26/01/2015)

As with any type of surgery, a gastrectomy carries a risk of complications. Problems can also occur due to changes in the way you digest food.

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