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At least 6% of Australian adults are living with diabetes. Exercise is essential for diabetes management and this article will help you understand how to get started and what to focus on. For example simply knowing when to exercise and when to eat can make a big difference to your health. 

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If you are dealing with diabetes, you aren’t alone. Whether you were born with type 1 diabetes or developed type 2 diabetes at some point in your life, recent technological advances can help you monitor your blood glucose level and manage your diabetes.

 

From apps and to fitness watches to continuous glucose monitoring systems and smart insulin pens, you are in control.

Healthy Breakfast

This article explores what it means to be a healthy eater based on research from the Heart Foundation. We provide tips on what types of foods are healthy, what foods to avoid, healthy cooking methods and a link to a great range of heart healthy recipes. 

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Heart disease, or cardiovascular disease, has one of the highest mortality rates of any condition/disease in Australia. It is estimated that over 100 Australian’s die per day from heart disease. In this article we look at the risks of heart disease and how to reduce those risks.

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According to the Arthritis Foundation, exercise is the most effective non-drug therapy when it comes to pain reduction for both Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis. Read the article to discover the best forms of exercise to relieve your symptoms. 

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Cardiovascular Disease affects 1 in 6 Australians and your risk of heart attack increases significantly as you get older. In this article we explore the signs of a heart attack and how to reduce your risk of becoming affected by this global epidemic.

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It is estimated that 1 in 5 people in Australia today live with some form of chronic pain. For many, exercise may seem impossible, however, some form of exercise is possible for most people enduring chronic pain. What’s more, it has proven benefits in managing pain and improve quality of life.

Balance and Stability Exercises

Balance is the ability to stay upright or in control and it plays a major role in function and movement. As we age stability becomes an essential attribute for falls prevention management. This article explores 5 basic exercises to keep you steady on your feet. 

Hypertension Sunshine Coast

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, affects over a billion people worldwide and is in the spotlight this month after we recently recognised World Hypertension Day. Learn the causes and symptoms of hypertension and how to reduce high blood pressure with the DASH diet. 

Senior Mobility Cooloola and Sunshine Coast

Do you know the difference between mobility and flexibility? As we age it is essential that we maintain our mobility so we can move freely and pain free. Discover 5 simple exercises you can do lying in bed or sitting in a chair to keep your body mobile, including video links.

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is required by law to provide 'reasonable and necessary supports' to help eligible people with a disability live more independently. Exercise Physiology and Dietetics are classified as NDIS services and are available at Full Circle Wellness.

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The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is required by law to provide 'reasonable and necessary supports' to help eligible people with a disability live more independently. Exercise Physiology and Dietetics are classified as NDIS services and are available at Full Circle Wellness.

Weight Loss Facts

When you Google "how can I lose weight" you find a variety of responses with each one being more complicated then the previous and most of them contradictory! This month our article will focus on some simple guidelines and information on weight loss and how you can achieve your targets with specific and smart planning. 

Benefits of Daily Exercise

Do you need a little motivation to add exercise to your routine? From avoiding chronic disease to improving your sex life, we share 6 of the best reasons to get you moving. If that's not enough we suggest you make an appointment with one of our exercise physiologists.

SMART Goal Setting

With 2019 well into full swing many of us may have already given up on our New Years Resolutions. Often the reason for this is that the goals are not well planned. We show you the SMART method of goal setting to help you achieve your health goals in 2019 and beyond.

Falls Prevention for Seniors

Every day over 100 older Queenslanders have a fall requiring medical attention, even though falls are mostly preventable. In this article provide some everyday advice to help you avoid unnecessary injury within the home and community. 

Keep Fit in the Summer Heat

We understand the heat of summer can make it difficult to continue your usual exercise routine, however it is important to avoid using the 'it's too hot' excuse at this time of year. In this month's article we suggest ways to maintain your health and fitness despite the soaring temperatures. 

How to Stay Hydrated in Summer

Summer and the festive period is fast approaching and we need to take extra care to keep our bodies hydrated. Especially given our Queensland climate. Hydration is essential for good health and we provide some tips and information to help keep your fluid levels up.

Type 2 Diabetes Risks

Research indicates there is a strong association between Type 2 Diabetes, modifiable lifestyle factors and genetics. People with pre-diabetes symptoms can reduce their risk by up to 58% by making changes to their diet and exercise. 

Medicare and Dietitian

A nutritional plan from a dietary expert can be useful for preventing illness and promoting good health and fitness. Discover if your visit to a dietitian will be covered by Medicare.

Medicare and Exercise Physiology

In this article we explore the key areas of Exercise Physiology to help manage your specific health needs. In many cases the costs will be covered by Medicare under a GP led care plan.

Medicare and Allied Health Eligibility

Have you ever wondered if you are eligible to claim allied health services, such as exercise physiology and dietetics, on Medicare? Chances are you can. In this article we explain when you might be eligible.

Australian Food Labels

Are you confused by food labels? Let us help you understand how to read food labels and what the various claims and nutritional information all mean for the health of you and your family.

Exercise Guidelines Australia Explained

We all know that we should exercise, and we all know that exercise is beneficial for both managing and preventing chronic diseases. But do you know the exercise guidelines for your age?

  • What type of exercise?

  • How much exercise?

  • Where to start?

With over half Australian adults and a quarter of Australian children reported as being overweight or living with obesity, understanding how to exercise appropriately is becoming more and more relevant. 

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Discover our 5 simple tips to consider if you are overweight or obese and starting to exercise.....