Our free diabetes guide is packed with information on diabetes. Learn more about what diabetes actually is, how it is diagnosed and how it is treated. There are also sections on controlling hypos and hypers, diet and health complications. Just click here to download your free diabetes guide
Our bodies need a small amount of sugar (glucose) to survive and if we were to eliminate it completely from our diet the cells in our bodies would die. However, almost without exception we are all consuming far too much sugar. Guidelines now state we should be having no more than six teaspoons of
National Cancer Survivors’ Day on June 05, an event started in the US, is now celebrated all around the world. This year, we are doing our bit by offering special price cancer screening. Cancer Survivors’ Day is all about celebrating life and giving hope, inspiration and support to all those people living with cancer and their loved
Fruit juices are packed full of vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants, and are a healthy alternative to fizzy, sugary drinks, right? Well, not quite. While natural fruit juices are certainly a better option than artificial, sugar and chemical-laden drinks, many people are completely unaware of the hidden sugars in these juices. Even juices with no added
Vitamins, minerals and antioxidants are not just for keeping us healthy on the inside, they are also good for keeping skin young and healthy and even repairing damage. Here is our round up of the best vitamins, minerals and antioxidants for skin. Vitamin A, otherwise known as retinoic acid If you are just going to
This year a number of our patients will be feeling a whole lot better on the beach after undergoing one of the fastest growing cosmetic surgery procedures – the tummy tuck. Many of them are mums, who opted for a ‘mum-tum-tuck’ after being left stretched, flabby and unhappy after pregnancies. Others have worked hard to lose
Ever wondered what it is like and what is involved when you have cosmetic surgery with Medcare? Here, one of our patients describes her experience of having a tummy tuck. To start I had a free consultation at the clinic to find out the cost and details of having an abdominoplasty. I was seen by Dr Teresa Bernabeu
Moisturising is the most important part of our beauty routine – right? Wrong! Despite the fact that for most women slapping on the moisturiser twice a day is as automatic as brushing their teeth, some skin doctors are now saying moisturiser could be doing more harm than good. Cosmetic dermatologist Dr Rachael Eckel recently told
We love PRP as it is completely natural and one of the best ways to rejuvenate and repair damaged or ageing skin. But exactly what is PRP? Watch the video to see what goes on in a PRP treatment. If you like what you see, book a free consultation with us to learn more.
Is skin ageing inevitable, and can we really slow or even reverse or halt the signs of ageing? One of the world’s leading dermatologists, Dr Zein Obagi (pictured above), believes our skin doesn’t need to age anywhere near as much as it does. Dr Obagi maintains that signs of ageing mean the skin is unhealthy.