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Half of patients attending diabetes clinic have damage to their kidneys, study shows

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Some 42% of patients attending a dedicated diabetes clinic have signs of established chronic kidney disease, the first detailed research of its kind in Ireland has revealed.

Is sitting too much causing my back pain or sciatica?

A major manufacturer of workstations reports that 86 per cent of work computer users have to sit all day, and when they do rise from sitting, more than half (56 per cent) use food as the excuse to get up and move. In addition to sitting at work, for meals, and commuting to/from work, 36 per cent sit another one to two hours watching TV, 10 per cent sit one to two hours for gaming, 25 per cent sit one to two hours for reading/lounging, and 29 per cent use their home computer for one to two hours. In summary, the average Irish person sits for 9.5 hours a day and sleep for eight hours. That's a total of 17.5 hours a day off their feet.

Participate in Diabetes Ireland’s June bank holiday weekend challenge

This June Bank Holiday Weekend, Diabetes Ireland is asking those in Westmeath with diabetes, their families and friends to get outdoors and take part in its 10km Challenge 2021 to raise vital funds to support its helpline and education services.

Is sitting too much causing my back pain or sciatica?

A major manufacturer of workstations reports that 86 percent of work computer users have to sit all day, and when they do rise from sitting, more than half (56 percent) use food as the excuse to get up and move.

Croí marks World Hypertension Day with free webinar

Are you, or a loved one, living with high blood pressure? Join Croí, the heart and stroke charity, and leading experts for a public webinar to learn how to manage your high blood pressure. The free webinar takes place online using Zoom on Thursday, May 20, from 1pm to 2pm.

Is sitting too much causing my back pain or sciatica?

A major manufacturer of workstations reports that 86 per cent of work computer users have to sit all day, and when they do rise from sitting, more than half (56 per cent) use food as the excuse to get up and move. In addition to sitting at work, for meals, and commuting to/from work, 36 per cent sit another one to two hours watching TV, 10 per cent sit one to two hours for gaming, 25 per cent sit one to two hours for reading/lounging, and 29 per cent use their home computer for one to two hours. In summary, the average Irish person sits for 9.5 hours a day and sleep for eight hours. That's a total of 17.5 hours a day off their feet.

DAVE the robot reminds people to clean hands at UHG

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Researchers at NUI Galway and clinicians in University Hospital Galway have trialled the use of a robot called DAVE to prompt people to wash their hands.

Is sitting too much causing my back pain or sciatica?

A major manufacturer of workstations reports that 86 percent of work computer users have to sit all day, and when they do rise from sitting, more than half (56 percent) use food as the excuse to get up and move.

Vaccination of medically vulnerable underway at Ballybrit

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The vaccination programme targeting the medically vulnerable, which was paused due to concerns about the AstraZeneca vaccine, got under way on Sunday morning at the mass vaccination centre at Galway Racecourse.

Methods for Reducing Stress - Part 2

1. Spend more time helping others.

 

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