Toni, a 53-year old office worker, is recalled to discuss a recent elevated cholesterol result. She is generally well and takes no medications.
22 May 2018
The proportion of Australians characterised as overweight (BMI greater than 25kg/m2) or obese (BMI greater than 30kg/m2) has tripled since 1980, and 63.4% of Australian adults now fall into one of these categories.1
07 May 2018
Matthew is a 19-year-old apprentice plumber who presents complaining of low back pain and rectal bleeding. He reports a 2-3 month history of low back pain that he has been self-managing with rest and paracetamol when needed.
16 April 2018
Norma is a 64-year-old accountant. She attends with a classical infective exacerbation of asthma with wheeze, productive cough and increasing shortness of breath on exertion.
11 April 2018
Over the past two decades, biologicÂ agents have transformed the inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) therapeutic landscape.
31 January 2018
Janine, a 34-year-old woman, was referred at 31 weeksâ gestation for review of intrapartum nutrition. Janine underwent a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass four years ago and an emergency laparotomy for an ischaemic Roux limb at 16 weekâs gestation.
23 November 2017
Weâve long known that the colorectal region of the gut is teeming with micro-organisms.Â Weâve also known that âgoodâ bacteria in the colon multiply when the diet is high in dietary fibre and starches that have resisted digestion in the small intestine.Â