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The importance of fibre

You’ve heard about ‘fibre’, but do you really know what it is and why it is so important for our health? Research shows that a high fibre diet can: Keep us feeling fuller for longer, which reduces feelings of hunger Keep...
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WDD 16
World Diabetes Day is celebrated every year on 14 November. The theme for 2016 is ‘Eyes on Diabetes’ – focusing on promoting the importance of screening to ensure early diagnosis of type 2 diabetes and treatment to reduce the risk...
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GPs and Allied Health play a key role in community type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease prevention.

Every day almost 280 people develop diabetes, every 12 minutes someone dies of cardiovascular disease, and one in every six people is likely to suffer a stroke*. The statistics about type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke in Australia are alarming...
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