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HealthEngine Medical Booking Platform

HealthEngine Medical Booking Platform

Firstly, we would like to reassure our patients that Glen Iris Medical Group withdrew all association with HealthEngine over a year ago, when it was revealed patient's had unknowingly consented to their 3rd party referral process.  The only booking platform now run by...

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Victorian Flu Season Update

Victorian Flu Season Update

This year’s influenza season is well and truly underway, with many thousands of confirmed reports of flu virus being made early as March. As at 24th June 2019, there were over 21,500 lab-confirmed, reported cases of flu. This figure represents only cases where a test...

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Premenstrual Syndrome

Premenstrual Syndrome

  Premenstrual syndrome or PMS is the term used to describe a wide variety of physical and emotional symptoms that women commonly experience in the days leading up to a menstrual cycle (period). They can also continue for the first few days of a period. These...

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Blood Pressure Explained

Blood Pressure Explained

Blood pressure is a measurement of the force placed on the walls of the blood vessels as blood is pumped around the body. It naturally varies throughout the day, depending on what your body is doing. Blood pressure is highest when blood is pushed out of the heart into...

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‘Tis the season to be snotty? by Dr Min Teo

‘Tis the season to be snotty? by Dr Min Teo

Autumn has arrived, and with it – I’m afraid – the barrage of mischievous little microbes to wreck havoc on our bodies! Most upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) are viral in origin, so antibiotics make no diddly squat of a difference. But the common cold is by...

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Common Issues in General Practice: Tennis Elbow

Common Issues in General Practice: Tennis Elbow

Autumn has arrived, and with it – I’m afraid – the barrage of mischievous little microbes to wreck havoc on our bodies! Most upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) are viral in origin, so antibiotics make no diddly squat of a difference. But the common cold is by...

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Mastitis

Mastitis

‘Tennis elbow’ is the common terminology for a painful condition that affects the elbow(s). The medical name for this condition is lateral epicondylitis. It is caused by inflammation or damage to the tendons that join the muscles of the forearm to the elbow. This...

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Flu Vaccine Program 2019

Flu Vaccine Program 2019

Mastitis is an inflammatory condition of the breast tissue that commonly affects mothers within the first four to six weeks following birth. It affects around 1 in 5 mothers in Australia and can be very painful and distressing. Mastitis may be caused by either a...

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Common Tests in General Practice: Colonoscopy

Common Tests in General Practice: Colonoscopy

Every year, thousands of Australians are hospitalised with influenza. It is a major cause of illness in our community and was attributed to around 57 deaths last year. The 2018 flu season was very mild compared to previous years. There were just under 50,000...

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Dr Diana Rattray’s Retirement

Dr Diana Rattray’s Retirement

A colonoscopy is a procedure performed to visually examine the bowel. It is performed using a long, thin plastic tube with a light and camera at one end. The tube is flexible, allowing the Doctor to examine the inside the large intestine (colon) from all angles. The...

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8 Easy Ways To Improve Your Health After 50

8 Easy Ways To Improve Your Health After 50

It is with a great deal of love and respect, that we announce the retirement of Dr Diana Rattray at the end of May this year. Diana commenced working at Glen Iris Medical Group in January 1997, and has had the privilege of providing medical care to 3 generations of...

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My Health Record (MHR)

My Health Record (MHR)

As we age, our susceptibility to a whole variety of medical conditions increases. Medical conditions that are more common in people aged over 50 include but are not limited to: Diabetes and insulin resistance Cancer (all kinds) Joint pain Depression and anxiety...

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