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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 Obesity

NHS Choices - Introduction

(08/05/2015)

Obesity is a term used to describe somebody who is very overweight, with a lot of body fat.

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NHS Choices - Causes of obesity

(25/06/2014)

Obesity is generally caused by eating too much and moving too little.

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NHS Choices - Diagnosing obesity

(05/06/2014)

Body mass index (BMI) is widely used as a simple and reliable way of finding out if you are overweight or obese.

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NHS Choices - Treating obesity

(05/06/2014)

If you are obese and you want to lose weight, speak to your GP for advice about losing weight safely.

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NHS Choices - Complications of obesity

(05/06/2014)

Obesity can cause a number of further problems, from difficulties with daily activities to serious health conditions.

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NHS Choices - 'Life is so much better at a healthy weight'

(05/06/2014)

Husband and wife Brendan and Debbie Byrne lost a combined total of 9st 6lb by binning takeaways in favour of a healthy diet.

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