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Self-Care Fact Cards

We provide a complete range of Fact Cards covering common health problems so you can take quality advice home for free.

 
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Mobile Apps

If you have smartphone, check out these healthy apps:

Alzheimer's Australia BrainyApp
app-brainy.png app-ibadge.png iPhone app-andbadge.png Android BrainyApp was developed by Alzheimer's Australia in partnership with Bupa Health Foundation to raise awareness of the risk factors for Alzheimer's disease and other types of dementia, and to help you be brain healthy.
Better Health
app-betheal.png app-ibadge.png iPhone   The Better Health Channel app helps you take control of your health and wellbeing by providing you with quality assured, reliable and trusted health information and services.
Couch to 5k
app-icon-c5k.png app-ibadge.png iPhone app-andbadge.png Android Follow this easy, fun training plan for beginning runners. Get off the couch and run a 5K in just 30 minutes a day, 3 days a week for 9 weeks.
FoodSwitch
app-foodbupa.png app-ibadge.png iPhone app-andbadge.png Android Find out what's in the food you're eating and make simple switches to the healthier choices listed by the app for better health now and in the future.
Glucose Buddy
app-glucbuddy.png app-ibadge.png iPhone app-andbadge.png Android Glucose Buddy is a data storage utility for people with diabetes. Users can log their Blood Glucose, Carbs (Food), Medication (Insulin Dosages), Activities, HbA1C, Blood Pressure, Weight.
iBG*Star
app-ibgstar.png app-ibadge.png iPhone   Are you interested in an innovative tool to help you manage your blood sugar? The iBGStar™ Diabetes Manager App combines the latest in interface design, data management, and mobile technology and puts blood sugar tracking into your hands. Together, with the iBGStar™ blood glucose meter, 21st-century technology is integrated into a convenient tool that fits the way you live today – on the go and in the moment.
MedAdvisor
medadvisoricon-new.png app-ibadge.png iPhone app-andbadge.png Android MedAdvisor’s ‘virtual pharmacist’ system helps you use medication safely, effectively and on-time. MedAdvisor connects to your prescription records at pharmacies around Australia, so it knows exactly what medication you’re taking, when you’re due to fill repeat scripts, when a script is finishing, and much more. It puts all the important tips and instructions for your medication at your fingertips.
NPS MedicineList+
app-icon-nps.png app-ibadge.png iPhone app-andbadge.png Android Features include schedule and reminder functions, convenient to carry, keeps a record of your medicine changes, or email and print.
OnTrack Diabetes
app-ontrack.png   app-andbadge.png Android Manage diabetes better by tracking blood glucose, medication and other values. OnTrack is an application to help diabetics manage their diabetes by tracking various items such as blood glucose, food, medication, blood pressure (BP), pulse, exercise and weight.
Helpful Organisations

There are hundreds of non-profit organisations in Australia dedicated to helping people with specific diseases and health conditions. Here's our favourite:

Alzheimers Australia support for people living with dementia http://www.alzheimers.org.au
Anaphylaxis Australia anaphylaxis awareness http://www.allergyfacts.org.au
Asthma Council national asthma council of Australia http://www.nationalasthma.org.au
Beyond Blue the national depression initiative http://www.beyondblue.org.au
Diabetes Australia awareness, prevention, detection... http://www.diabetesaustralia.com.au
Quitline find a way to quit that works for you http://www.quit.org.au
Rheumatology Australia rheumatoid conditions and arthritis http://www.rheumatology.org.au