20 Feb 2020
Iron deficiency anaemia
Iron deficiency anaemia is a blood disorder in which haemoglobin, used for transporting oxygen, declines due to low levels of iron in the blood.
08 Mar 2019
Blood function and composition
Jump To Blood facts Functions of blood Composition of blood Blood plasma Proteins Amino acids Nitrogenous waste Nutrients Gases…
11 Jun 2017
Combining sport with type 1 diabetes: Elite athlete Alex shares his experiences
Elite athlete and type 1 diabetic Alex Kozeniauskas shares his experience on balancing the demands of type 1 diabetes with competition at the highest level.
09 Mar 2014
Diabetes Australia Victoria
Diabetes Australia was established in 1984, and is the national body for people affected by all types of diabetes and those at risk.
27 Sep 2013
Blood Pressure Calculator
Find out your blood pressure (BP) risk category by entering your age, sex and most recent blood pressure measurement into the calculator. Based on the…
20 Aug 2013
Avocado and coconut ice cream
This raw food recipe for vegan icecream with avocado and coconut is not only vegan, it’s also sugar free and gluten free. But it’s rich,…
20 Aug 2013
These crispy homemade chips are packed with flavour and nutrients. It’s amazing that just by drying kale, a delicious leafy green, you end up with…
27 Apr 2013
The lymphatic system the body's secondary circulatory system. Its functions are closely linked to the functions of the body's primary circulatory system, the blood circulation. Organs and cells of the lymphatic system play an integral role in supporting the immune system, which is a functional system consisting of cells (e.g. blood cells which fight infection) and molecules (e.g. antibodies which protect against particular diseases). Unlike other body systems the immune system has no organs.
01 Jan 2013
Ezetimibe/Simvastatin in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome
A 6-week clinical trial in patients with metabolic syndrome and hypercholesterolemia at high risk for coronary heart disease to study the effects of ezetimibe/simvastatin and atorvastatin on lipids. Official Title A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel Arm, 6-Week Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Ezetimibe/Simvastatin Versus Atorvastatin in Patients…