“It’s somewhat of a conundrum why Alpha-1 is so little known and misunderstood, especially when an estimated one in nine Australians carry a defective gene.”
“Prevention is key. It’s much easier to take steps now to maintain a healthy lifestyle than to then try and manage the condition.”
“One of the most common myths is that osteoporosis only happens in the most elderly of populations, such as people over 80.”
"A stroke can have a debilitating, long-lasting effect on its victims, but bystanders, family and friends have a huge role to play in minimising its impact."
"While there can be a stigma attached to having the "winter blues", the signs and symptoms of SAD are valid and require support, compassion and empathy."
"It is possible to not only survive but thrive with diabetes, which Jo has done impressively for the past two decades"