National Diabetes Week

National Diabetes Week  Next week (12th – 18th of July) is National Diabetes Week, so we want to take this opportunity to highlight some of the excellent scientific research that has been done over the past decade or two looking into the benefits of exercise for individuals with type two diabetes mellitus.  Type two diabetes is
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Empowerment through Support – Keeping Active

A video resource looking a the benefit of exercise in Pancreatic cancer. Keeping Active With Pancreatic Cancer This was filmed this back in October, and Dale is finally ready to share footage of her in action! Enjoy this educational video on staying active with pancreatic cancer.Thanks to Western & Central Melbourne Intergrated Cancer Service, the
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WINNING PRACTICE OF THE YEAR 2019

The national accrediting body; Exercise and Sports Science Australia awarded us with Exercise Physiology Practice of the Year in 2019 in recognition of  our extensive leadership, advocacy and passion for empowering people with a cancer diagnosis to engage in safe and effective exercise. The first thing I get asked when proudly delivering the news that
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NO GST FOR AEP!

Calling on the Health Minister & Treasurer for the Removal of GST Melbourne, Australia 18 February 2020: A LEADING Australian cancer exercise specialist is calling on the Treasurer and Health Ministers to remove the GST from specialised exercise services for oncology patients, warning many are being forced to abandon exercise programs – despite overwhelming evidence these
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CANCER AND YOUR BALANCE.

Good balance, whether you are standing still, walking your dog or climbing a mountain, depends upon having a strong, flexible, and agile body. However, when you are dealing with cancer and treatment, your balance can be negatively affected in a number of ways. The good news is that exercise can counteract these negative effects and
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CANCER RELATED FATIGUE IN BLOOD CANCERS.

The most common and perhaps most debilitating of all the blood cancer treatment side-effects is cancer related fatigue (CRF). This daily lack of energy and whole-body fatigue is not relieved with sleep, nor is it the result of over exertion. This fatigue makes it difficult to cope with the normal demands of daily living due
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Do you suffer from cramps?

Hello Everyone! One topic Dale and I are asked to comment on frequently is cramps; Why do they happen? How can I stop them? Should I be worried? I have done some research for you and put together a fact sheet. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact us admin@mepg.com.au. Speak
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Big warm welcome to Lauren

  Lauren is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist with a Masters in Clinical Exercise Physiology. Over the past two years Lauren has worked in private practice prescribing exercise for a wide range of conditions and has previous experience working in both public and private hospitals. Lauren is passionate about providing treatment that is client-centred and improves
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2017 RESEARCH UPDATES

The first thing I get asked when proudly delivering the news that we won practice of the year, is ‘What does that mean?’ I think people want to know how impressed they should be. ESSA, Exercise & Sports Science Australia is our industry’s peak professional body. ESSA hold these awards each year for all Exercise
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Cancer and your balance

Good balance, whether you are standing still, walking your dog or climbing a mountain, depends upon having a strong, flexible, and agile body. However, when you are dealing with cancer and treatment, your balance can be negatively affected in a number of ways. The good news is that exercise can counteract these negative effects and
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