FACT SHEET: ASTHMA

FACT SHEET: ASTHMA

Is your asthma under control? What is Asthma? Asthma is a long-term lung condition. People with asthma have sensitive airways in their lungs which react to triggers. The muscles around the airway squeeze tight, the airways swell, become narrow and there is more mucus....
National Diabetes Week

National Diabetes Week

Early detection of Diabetes is critical, know the signs of pre-diabetes This year between 9 – 15th July marks ‘National Diabetes Week’ and will focus on raising awareness about the early detection of diabetes. Each day 290 Australians are diagnosed with diabetes, but...
FACT SHEET: CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

FACT SHEET: CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH

What you might not know about Heart Attacks Facts Around 55,000 Australians suffer a heart attack each year, that’s one in every 10 mins. Almost 9,000 Australians die of heart attack in a year, that’s one life per hour. A heart attack claims one woman’s life every two...