My well-used frame began to fail recently. I noticed my neck, shoulder and arm creating problems that were impacting my ability to do the simplest of things. It was nerve pain that got progressively worse to the point of considering surgical intervention. I’d tried less invasive steps with minimal success and as reduced patience and increased pain washed away my ambition to win, I decided to try whatever came recommended from the surgeon at hand.
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TOP 5 weight-loss weapons
Feeling dazed and confused by all the conflicting advice on how best to trim down? We cut through the diet hypes to target your five key pillars to weight-loss success.
YOUR healthy life
The latest news on diabetes, fitness, nutrition, research and books
WHY YOU NEED TO WALK
Fitness trends come and go, but this exercise never goes out of style. And for good reason.
THE Sweet LIFE?
DL mag dietitian Shannon Lavery discovers not all sugars are equal and explores sugar substitutes for those who can't live without the sweet stuff.
The science of KETO
Dr Michael Mosley is constantly searching for ways to improve our health. His new book combines intermittent fasting with a keto way of eating.
NAFLD* WHAT IT IS AND WHY IT MATTERS
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, is becoming increasingly common, estimated to affect nearly one-third of adults in Western countries like Australia. If you have type 2 diabetes, you are more likely to be affected. DL magazine dietitian and diabetes educator, Dr Kate Marsh, explains what it is, why it matters and what you can do to keep your liver healthy.
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5 DAYS 5 DINNERS
Delicious dinners to make midweek easier
"I THINK OF DIABETES LIKE A SUPERPOWER THESE DAYS
Australian actress Andrea Solonge fell in love with acting around the same time she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Now 25 and about to appear in Amazon Prime's Class of 'O7 series, not only is her acting career going from strength to strength, she's developed a healthy perspective about diabetes, too.
COOK THE COVER
Cooler evenings are on the way, warm up with a comforting pie
Why Was I So Tired and Thirsty All the Time?
Life can be exhausting-but a dangerous underlying condition makes it so much worse.
Meet Your Vagus Nerve
Here's what this noteworthy nerve does, and how you can work it to stay calm.
Two birds, one stone
Concerned your diet may be lacking important nutrients that keep your body functioning at its prime? Consider adding some dynamic duos.
Drama Down Under
In Sydney, a meticulously restored historic home sets the stage for interventions that are as fashionable as they are theatrical.
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FILL UP ON NUTRITIONAL KNOWLEDGE, THEN DECIPHER THE YOGURT CATEGORY WITH EASE.
GENE-EDITING HOLDS HOPE FOR TYPE 1 DIABETES CURE
A LONG-AWAITED cure for type 1 diabetes is on the horizon — thanks to groundbreaking transplant therapy and geneediting, experts say.
5 Habits for Healthy Aging
Look and feel your best as you grow older by following these simple, good-for-you steps
OLYMPIC SKI TRAITOR ON A SLIPPERY SLOPE!
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Immune Boosting Foods
“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food," Hippocrates said. Since ancient times, humans around the world have looked to nature for both fuel and healing. Modern research shows many of the foods and herbs that people originally used as medicine, from South African hibiscus to Indian turmeric to Panamanian dark chocolate, still have immune-boosting health benefits today. Try integrating some of these tried-and-true remedies into your lifestyle, and eat to beat those winter flus.