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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 Malnutrition

NHS Choices - Introduction

(09/03/2015)

Malnutrition is a serious condition that occurs when a person’s diet doesn't contain the right amount of nutrients.

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NHS Choices - Symptoms of malnutrition

(25/02/2015)

The most common symptom of malnutrition is unplanned and unexplained weight loss.

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NHS Choices - Causes of malnutrition

(25/02/2015)

Malnutrition is caused by a lack of nutrients which prevents the body functioning normally.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing malnutrition

(25/02/2015)

Several factors are taken into account to check whether someone is malnourished or at a high risk of malnutrition.

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NHS Choices - Treating malnutrition

(25/02/2015)

Treatment for malnutrition depends on the underlying cause and how severely malnourished you are.

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NHS Choices - Preventing malnutrition

(25/02/2015)

The best way to ensure you get the correct amount of nutrients is to eat a healthy, balanced diet.

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