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September 2018

Managing risk factors: type 2 diabetes

Managing risk factors: type 2 diabetes
People with diabetes are up to four times as likely to develop heart disease as those without. If you have a family history of type 2 diabetes or have recently been diagnosed, the steps you take to either prevent or manage it are the same as you’d take to decrease your risk of heart disease, such as managing your diet and carbohydrates. Here's how.
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HRI awarded NHMRC Development Grant

HRI awarded NHMRC Development Grant

Dr Steven Wise, Leader of the Applied Materials Group at HRI, has been awarded a prestigious National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Development Grant for his work inventing a sealant technology for valves used in heart surgery.

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Sesame crusted salmon with avocado salad

Sesame crusted salmon with avocado salad
Try out this deliciously light meal that showcases salmon, one of the best sources of heart-healthy omega-3 fats. 
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Common injuries when starting an exercise program

Common injuries when starting an exercise program
If you’ve decided to take your heart health into your own hands with a new exercise program, it’s important to be aware of the common injuries that could happen that could put you off your game – and how to avoid or treat them. 
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