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Saturday, 18 May 2024

Having babies

Exercise before and during pregnancy  are fertile grounds for uncertainty and the growth of myths. After all, even the labels…

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Saturday, 9 Mar 2024

The Power of Exercise – guest blog

Guest Blog This week I am having a break – with your fortnightly nag being provided by Nina Edward (many…

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Saturday, 27 Jan 2024

Recent Advances – Diabetes

In my last blog I said that I had finished with obesity for the time being – but maybe that…

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An image of Recent Advances. Weight Management Pt2
Saturday, 30 Dec 2023

Recent Advances. Weight Management Pt2

Medication has become the hot topic in the control of body weight. For decades we have seen different drugs come…

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Saturday, 2 Dec 2023

Recent advances Part 1

If you read my blogs from the first published in June 2019 you will find, I hope, a logical series…

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An image of Obesity Part 1 – drug treatment
Saturday, 23 Sep 2023

Obesity Part 1 – drug treatment

This week’s illustration is the Willendorf Venus, circa 25,000 BC, the oldest known man-made representation of the human form. There…

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An image of Diabetes Part 2
Saturday, 26 Feb 2022

Diabetes Part 2

Illustration This week’s illustration is a histogram showing the effect of different degrees of weight loss on the remission of…

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An image of Diabetes Part 1
Saturday, 19 Feb 2022

Diabetes Part 1

T2DM Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is what we are talking about. Type 1 DM is something else, although it…

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Saturday, 29 Aug 2020

PERIPHERAL VASCULAR DISEASE

Atheroma and Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) The cause of PVD Atheroma – popularly known as “hardening of the arteries” –…

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Saturday, 8 Aug 2020

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE

The Coronary Arteries The heart, though full of blood, still needs its own arteries to supply nourishment and oxygen to…

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Saturday, 1 Aug 2020

THE METABOLIC SYNDROME

What on Earth is that? Well, it is a rather important cluster of some of the conditions which I have described…

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