Urinary and Kidney

Kidney doctors: what does a nephrologist do?
Men's Health 13 Dec 2018

Kidney doctors: what does a nephrologist do?

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Type 2 diabetes | Health prevention series
Diabetes 08 Feb 2018

Type 2 diabetes | Health prevention series

What is type 2 diabetes? Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is a disease where the body progressively becomes resistant to insulin and/or gradually loses the capacity to produce sufficient insulin. T2DM is a condition that can develop over a long period of time, often years. It is associated with lifestyle factors…
Continence Clinics Australia Wide
Children's health 04 Jul 2014

Continence Clinics Australia Wide

Continence clinics are held Australia wide. Find contact informations for health professionals specialising in incontinence in your state or territory.
Continence Clinics
Children's health 04 Jul 2014

Continence Clinics

Incontinence is quickly becoming one of Australia’s largest health issues with approximately 1 in 4 Australians experiencing some form of bladder and/or bowel control problems. Continence problems affect both the young and old as well as both males and females.
Avocado and coconut ice cream
Blood 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,…
Kale chips
Blood 20 Aug 2013

Kale chips

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…
Research and Trials 01 Jan 2013

Audit of the Effect of Changing From Intravenous to Subcutaneous Administration of Erythropoeisis Stimulating Agents in Haemodialysis Patients

The purpose of this study is to audit the effects of changing all haemodialysis patients from intravenous to subcutaneous administration of ESA’s, to ensure that a cost-saving is achieved and that this does not occur at the expense of anaemia control. The dose changes will occur according to usual clinical…
Research and Trials 01 Jan 2013

Using the Drug Spironolactone to Test If It Reduces Protein Leakage From the Kidney

The purpose of this study is to determine which combination of the tablets ramipril, irbesartan or spironolactone is best to lower protein leakage from the kidney. Protein leak from the kidney into the urine is an indicator of kidney damage. The higher the leak, the worse the damage and the…
Blood 01 Jan 2013

Nasal Application of 5% Tea Tree Oil (TTO) Versus Mupirocin for the Prevention of Catheter-associated Infections in Renal Dialysis Patients

This study will compare the use of tea tree oil against mupirocin as a topical nasal antiseptic to see which is best at preventing infections in patients that need renal dialysis. Fifty subjects will be recruited into each arm of the trial and will be assessed for signs of infection…