Lifestyle

Learn how to best manage lifestyle factors such as diet, exercise, stress, supplements, etc. to maximise your endocrine health.

13 09, 2019

Sleep disturbances in women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

2019-10-01T16:23:13+10:00September 13th, 2019|Categories: Endocrine Diseases, Lifestyle, Reproductive health, Research Updates, Women’s health|Tags: , , , |

By A/Prof Lisa Moran and Dr Lin Mo         Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition affecting up to 13% of reproductive-aged women. It is diagnosed based on ovulatory problems, hormonal imbalances [...]

8 08, 2019

Delayed sleep: implications and practical interventions

2019-10-01T16:16:38+10:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Lifestyle, Medications and therapies|Tags: , , , |

Going to bed each night, and especially the time at which we do so, is much more biologically determined than we realise, and is not always a simple matter of conscious choice...

19 07, 2019

Why does my blood glucose level rise in the morning?

2019-10-01T16:12:38+10:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Diabetes, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

A high blood glucose (sugar) level first thing in the morning can be very confusing. Especially if you have been taking your diabetes medication and following your dietary plan. Here we explain some of the [...]

1 07, 2019

Neurosurgeon becomes Ironman to raise awareness about pituitary conditions

2019-10-01T16:10:44+10:00July 1st, 2019|Categories: Community, Lifestyle, Pituitary gland|Tags: , , , , |

Dr Yi Yuen (Ian) Wang has helped patients with pituitary conditions for more than 15 years. As a neurosurgeon, he has witnessed the fatigue, illness, pain and stress these conditions can cause and recognises the [...]

14 06, 2019

Men’s Health Week: See your GP as part of a regular maintenance schedule

2019-10-01T16:10:03+10:00June 14th, 2019|Categories: Community, Lifestyle, Men’s health|Tags: , , , |

Men are getting pretty good at looking after their own health. Over the last 10-20 years in Australia, male life expectancy has [...]

3 04, 2019

Preventing blindness in people with diabetes

2019-10-01T16:05:33+10:00April 3rd, 2019|Categories: Diabetes, Endocrine Diseases, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , , , |

Most people with diabetes understand how important it is to manage their blood glucose levels. This is because poor control of glucose levels can lead to a number of serious problems. These problems can be [...]