Eating with Diabetes does not need to be difficult or boring. It is important to include the best foods to help balance your blood sugar levels such as complex carbohydrates (whole-grains, sweet potato etc), protein (think meat, fish and eggs) and good fats (avocado, nuts, healthy oils). To ensure your blood sugars do not spike,…

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Eating with diabetes doesn’t have to be boring or bland. There are many yummy recipes that will provide a healthy and balanced meal that will not spike your blood sugar. A few things to keep in mind when choosing meals: Keep the carbohydrates low (under 20g if possible) Choose low glycemic index carbohydrates Include a…

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Well ladies, it is that time of year to celebrate the spring season with a flurry of colour including nail polish. But do you really know what damage nail polish can have on the health of your nails? Traditional nail polish, shellac and gel nails have many nasty chemicals that can cause long term damage…

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There’s a first time for everything, right? And this special offer is a first time for us! To support our patients while we go get through this pandemic,for the month of September we are offering a discount on our custom prescribed, 3D-scanned orthotics. Whether you are after a new pair after wearing them day in…

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Queensland Health has many initiative to help older Queenslanders stay healthy, active, independent and on their feet. Our bodies are designed to be used and this becomes even more important as we get older. Being physically active is essential for health and wellbeing and will also help you to stay independent. Stay independent by being…

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Stress is becoming so common and is even more prevalent since Covid-19 came along. Stress is a powerful feeling that can result in some not so nice symptoms. When we experience chronic stress our adrenal glands, or the tiny glands that moderate the stress response as well as regulate other hormones, will suffer. The adrenals,…

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To our valued ProMed Community The safety and health of our clients and team members are our number one priority at ProMed. We are operating as normal and are monitoring closely the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. To be able to practice social distancing and keep everyone safe we require your help. 1. When you arrive at…

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There are times of the year, winter in particular, where we need to increase our immunity to fight off the nasty colds and flu’s that are floating around (did someone say Coronavirus?). Certain foods contain vital nutrients that can boost your immune system, helping you avoid the doctor’s office and reducing the severity of your…

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Our feet are very important but are often taken for granted, in many cases resulting in injury. The arch is one structure that facilitates the transfer of weight from our heel to the toes with its main structure being the Plantar Fascia. Arch and Heel pain are the most common foot complaint experienced by thousands…

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We received this helpful article from Diabetes Queensland and thought it may be a great resource for our clients who suffer with Diabetes. Take a read! At the moment there is a lot of information in the media and online about COVID-19. We understand that you may have a lot of new questions about what…

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You can’t beat an Anzac biscuit – I like crispy but hubby likes chewy – what a dilemma. Did you know if you just remove some earlier they will become the chewy ones and the ones you cook a little longer will crisp up? Everyone’s happy now! I adore this healthy version that is still…

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