What is Type 1 Diabetes? Type 1 Diabetes is a condition in which the immune system has been incorrectly activated to destroy the cells in the pancreas which are responsible for...

Exercise is the best, cheapest and most accessible medicine available. And yet, most GP’s aren’t prescribing exercise! Why aren’t doctors talking about exercise? It’s a good question, and to be honest...

Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in Australia, killing one Australian every 12 minutes. It affects 4.2 million Aussies and accounted for nearly 30% (43,477) of all...

Lymphedema is a condition that often affects people recovering from cancer treatment. We asked Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Kitty Chao, about her tips for exercising with lymphedema. What is the lymphatic system? The...

Arthritis is a broad term describing a range of inflammatory conditions affecting bones, muscles and joints. Symptoms often include pain, stiffness, swelling and redness in affected joints. Around 3.9 million...

Throughout the lifespan our bones are constantly changing. In later life this change often leads to bones becoming brittle and weak, termed as osteopenia or osteoporosis. Currently 4.74 million Australians...

What is heart disease? Also known as Cardiovascular Disease or Coronary Artery Disease, heart disease refers to the build up of plaque within the walls of the arteries supplying blood to...

What is Insulin Resistance (IR)? IR is when their body does not respond properly to the hormone insulin. The pancreas produces the hormone insulin. When we eat food that contain carbohydrates...