08 Feb 2018
Type 2 diabetes | Health prevention series
What is type 2 diabetes? Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is a disease where the body progressively becomes resistant to insulin and/or gradually loses the capacity to produce sufficient insulin. T2DM is a condition that can develop over a long period of time, often years. It is associated with lifestyle factors…
12 Sep 2017
Q&A: What does a urologist actually do?
Urologists are specialists who treat people for problems and diseases of the urinary tract and male reproductive system. They treat men, women and children.
17 Apr 2015
Modifiable risk factors for kidney failure lay foundation for intervention and improved outcomes
Study results published today in the National Kidney Foundation’s American Journal of Kidney Diseases provide new insights into why a child’s chronic kidney disease (CKD)…
26 Mar 2015
When the spin doesn’t hold water
We often hear recommendations we should drink two litres, sometimes even three litres of water a day. But there’s just one simple rule that all…
20 Oct 2014
Nocturnal enuresis in teens: a neglected problem
Bedwetting or nocturnal enuresis (NE; nocturnal meaning night and enuresis meaning involuntary urination) can be a distressing disorder that carries a significant burden for the affected person and their family. It is defined as intermittent episodes of incontinence while sleeping (at least twice a week) and applies to persons over…
04 Jul 2014
Continence Clinics Australia Wide
Continence clinics are held Australia wide. Find contact informations for health professionals specialising in incontinence in your state or territory.
04 Jul 2014
Incontinence is quickly becoming one of Australia’s largest health issues with approximately 1 in 4 Australians experiencing some form of bladder and/or bowel control problems. Continence problems affect both the young and old as well as both males and females.
18 Jun 2014
“My Dryness Tracker” – an App to help manage bedwetting
Bedwetting or Nocturnal Enuresis (NE) [nocturnal meaning night; and enuresis meaning involuntary urination] is a common medical condition that can affect up to 19% of school-aged children. If left untreated, this condition may interfere with social activities, relationships and performance at school. A child’s self-esteem may also suffer. Fortunately…