Author: Rory Scott

The Role of Exercise in Treating Cancer

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death and disability in Australia, with most of us knowing someone close to us who has been affected by the disease. Traditionally, people undergoing treatment for cancer

How Sugar Can Shrink Your Brain

The health implications of Type 2 diabetes and obesity are well published and include an increased risk of heart disease, limb amputation, and even blindness.  However, what isn’t as well documented is the

The Benefits of Exercise for Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in our community, with the prevalence of diabetes increasing over 90% in the last 10 years in Boroondara alone.  This is staggering when you consider that 60%

Exercise is Medicine

A recent documentary on Australia’s ABC Catalyst program highlighted the critical role of exercise in the treatment of many chronic medical conditions, and supported the notion that exercise is medicine. The

National Healthy Bones Week: Exercise is Key to Strengthening Your Bones

National Healthy Bones Week (19th – 25th August, 2012) is an initiative urging all Australians to focus on strengthening their bones through exercise and increasing their calcium intake, to help prevent the

Now That I Have Diabetes, What Do I Do?

I was recently diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes… You have recently recognised that your waist circumference is growing, you stopped exercising long ago due to work and family commitments, and regularly eating