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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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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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Articles in Mastectomy

NHS Choices - Introduction

(02/03/2015)

A mastectomy is an operation to remove the breast. It can be used to treat breast cancer in both men and women.

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NHS Choices - Why a mastectomy may be necessary

(02/03/2015)

A mastectomy is mainly used as a treatment for breast cancer or as a way of preventing breast cancer developing.

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NHS Choices - How a mastectomy is performed

(02/03/2015)

There are several different types of mastectomy, depending on the areas that are removed.

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NHS Choices - Recovering from a mastectomy

(02/03/2015)

Most people who have a mastectomy recover well after the procedure and do not develop complications.

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NHS Choices - Complications of a mastectomy

(02/03/2015)

In most cases, recovery from a mastectomy is straightforward and without complications.

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NHS Choices - 'I wouldn't have changed my decision at all'

(16/02/2015)

Emma Duncan was diagnosed with breast cancer twice in four years, once in each breast.

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NHS Choices - 'After surgery, it was brilliant to see a breast there again'

(16/02/2015)

Pauline Polley, from Dorset, had a mastectomy after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She had a breast reconstruction 18 months later.

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