Could you have diabetes? Warning signs and what you can do

Could you have diabetes? Warning signs and what you can do

Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia with one person diagnosed every five minutes. In Australia around 1.8 million people have diabetes, and many are not even aware of it. That’s because symptoms might go unnoticed for years. Do you know the signs? If you’re at risk of diabetes because of family history, […]

Living with pain? Don’t put up with it!

Do you know the difference between acute and chronic pain? Acute pain generally starts suddenly and lasts for a short period of time, while chronic pain lasts more than three months. It’s important to treat chronic pain with the right medication. At Community Care Chemist we can advise on a  variety of options for treating […]

The easy way to manage your medication

It can be confusing and overwhelming managing your medication, but the good news is, you’re not alone. Pharmacist Bryce Cameron is urging customers to take advantage of the support available through Community Care Chemist. “If you’ve got any questions about your medications, no matter how big or small, feel free to pop in and ask […]

Spring allergies? Don’t suffer in silence

It’s spring at last, and while nature is suddenly bursting into life, the sight of blooming flowers and blossoming trees can send those with allergies straight back indoors and under the covers. If you’re one of the 20 per cent of Australians who experience hay fever, don’t suffer in silence. There is help available. Sneezing, […]

Flu season is on the way – now is the time to arm yourself

Thanks to COVID-19, we’ve all become pretty good at getting vaccinated but unfortunately the COVID vaccination provides no protection against influenza. Winter is on the way, and that means it’s time to roll up your sleeve once again. Flu season will be here before you can say “ker-choo”. The flu affects each person differently, ranging […]

Winter is coming… Eczema Defence Guide

ECZEMA is the name for a group of skin conditions that result in red, itchy and inflamed skin. It is very common: 1 in 3 Australians will suffer from it during their lifetime. It is most likely to occur in children, often appearing between 2–6 months of age. It is also more common in people […]

Ah-Choo! Bless – Flu

With winter fast approaching, the short days and cold nights will soon be accompanied by coughs, colds and in some cases, the flu. And while some people may resign themselves to a yearly dose of misery, there are things you can do to help protect you and your family. Here’s your crash course in cold […]

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