From breathing techniques to restful yoga and calming meditation, practising mindfulness everyday can help restore a sense of calm in the hustle and bustle of daily life, writes Vanessa Williams. When it comes to finding a sense of calm in a world full of [...]
When it comes to understanding the challenges of living with obesity, obesity scientist and Senior Research Fellow at the University of WA Professor Amanda Salis knows all too well what it’s like to carry the extra weight. Having lost close to 30kg [...]
Do more of what brings you joy My Wednesdays are often spent walking. It’s my one day off, so after I drop the boys at school, the day is mine until I pick them up just before three o’clock. I spend some of the day getting caught up around the house, but [...]
From strengthening your core and realigning your posture to bringing a sense of calm, performing Pilates on a regular basis has many health benefits, finds Vanessa Williams. “Pilates is complete coordination of body, mind and spirit.” So says Joseph [...]
When it comes to talking about obesity, it is often tarred by stigma and negative connotations. According to The Obesity Collective, which advocates for better understanding for the overweight and obese community, there is a common misconception that [...]
Doctors in the UK say there may be a link between COVID-19 and new-onset type 1 diabetes (T1D) in children after observing a spike in new T1D cases during the pandemic this year.
Diabetes WA has received funding from the WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) and the WA Department of Health to pilot an obesity intervention program that pilots a supported total meal replacement program in the primary care setting. “Supported Weight [...]
Western Australians living with type 2 diabetes were amongst the first Australians to enjoy the benefits of using MyDESMOND – a free new online program to help people better self-manage their condition. Based on its popular self-management [...]