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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 Pancreas transplant

NHS Choices - Introduction

(15/07/2014)

A pancreas transplant is a surgical procedure to provide a new source of insulin in the form of a new pancreas for a patient with type 1 diabetes.

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NHS Choices - Why a pancreas transplant is carried out

(15/07/2014)

A pancreas transplant is most often used to help treat people with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes

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NHS Choices - Preparing for a pancreas transplant

(15/07/2014)

If a pancreas transplant is thought to be a suitable option, you will be referred for an assessment

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NHS Choices - How a pancreas transplant is carried out

(15/07/2014)

Pancreas transplants are carried out under general anaesthetic. This means you will lose consciousness and won't feel anything during the procedure.

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NHS Choices - Recovery

(15/07/2014)

You will usually need to stay in hospital for two to three weeks after having a pancreas transplant and it takes several months to recover fully.

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NHS Choices - Complications of a pancreas transplant

(15/07/2014)

Complications of a pancreas transplant include blood clots and infection.

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NHS Choices - 'I was a big bag of emotions – both thrilled and terrified'

(04/09/2014)

Ivy Ashworth-Crees, a former diabetic, talks about how much better her life is since her double kidney and pancreas transplant

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