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Common summer foot problems and how to avoid them

November 2, 2021

As the weather changes and it heats up we need to start caring for our feet differently. In summer we tend to start wearing open sandals, walk barefoot, spend time in the sun, swim more, and expose our feet to more fun! Having more fun in the sun (or just living our lives during summer)…

MEET KIANI! OUR NEWEST ADMIN MEMBER

October 26, 2021

A big welcome to Kiani! Kiani is the newest face here at ProMed. She is originally from New Zealand but moved to Australia a few years ago with her family. She loves all things travel, new cultures, street food and going on spontaneous adventures with friends. Her biggest dream is to go to Europe and…

QUINOA AND TOASTED ALMOND SALAD

October 20, 2021

A super salad that will leave you feeling satisfied, happy and healthy. Great for weight loss, diabetics, pregnancy and general healthy eating. QUINOA AND TOASTED ALMOND SALAD Serves: 4 Ingredients 1 cup quinoa grains (rinsed & drained) 120g almonds 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 yellow capsicum, ribs & seeds discarded, cut into 1cm chunks 2…

TANGY GRILLED SALMON ON CAULIFLOWER MASH

October 20, 2021

A tasty, healthy meal perfect for Diabetics, weight loss or general healthy eating. TANGY GRILLED SALMON ON CAULIFLOWER MASH Ingredients: 2 x 100g fillets of salmon 2 tbsp. olive oil, plus ¼ cup for vinaigrette Course sea salt 1 lemon, halved 1 tbsp. finely chopped dill Freshly ground pepper ½ head of cauliflower florets, cut…

Autonomic Neuropathy : Symptoms, causes and treatment

October 19, 2021

World Diabetes Day is 14th November. It’s such a prevalent and important issue that we would like to discuss autonomic neuropathy in a bit more detail with you. Neuropathy is the collective word for damage to nerves, it is one of the most common diabetes- related complications. Around 60-70% of people with diabetes have some…

Janine’s 4 Top Tips for Healthy Feet

October 5, 2021

Or feet are rather important and we often neglect them so with Foot health week upon us I would like to share a few tips to keeping our feet healthy. 1. Athlete’s Foot otherwise known as Tinea Pedis is a fungal infection and loves warm moist dark areas (like between your toes and bottom of…

Foods for Optimal Skin Health

September 28, 2021

Did you know what you put in your body can have an impact on your skin? Our skin is a reflection of internal health and inflamed or blemished skin can be addressed by making dietary changes. It can also support organs that might be overburdened by environment or diet. These burdens can create an imbalance…

Kasey is back!

September 14, 2021

Kasey, one of our wonderful admin team is returning from maternity leave this October! So what has she been doing these past 6 months?? Looking after a baby and a 3 year old along with 300 loads of washing a day. Exciting stuff! Kasey and her husband, Skye, welcomed baby Avery on 10 April 2021.…

Gout causes and treatment

What You Need to Know About Gout

June 23, 2021

Gout is a common health condition that can affect a diverse range of people, however, that doesn’t make it any less painful or difficult to have to live with. An attack of gout can occur suddenly, often waking you up in the middle of the night with the sensation that your affected joint is on…

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Blisters – What are they and how can I prevent them?

June 14, 2021

Nobody likes a blister. But what exactly is a blister and how can we prevent them? What is a blister? • A blister is a pocket of fluid in the epidermis, the top layer of the skin. The fluid inside the blister is typically a clear fluid called serum. They can also contain blood, or…