Links to articles about metabolic diseases.
Information about malabsorption syndromes from our information partners.
Follow the links on this page to find trusted information about endocrine diseases.
Find out if you're at risk of heart disease, kidney disease or type 2 diabetes in just a few minutes using the healthdirect Risk Checker.
Digestive system cancers
Information about digestive system cancers from leading Australian health organisations.
Gastrointestinal illnesses are very common. Some may last for only a day or two; others are long term. Learn here about their causes, symptoms and treatments.
Irritable bowel syndrome infographic
Explore this infographic to learn about how to deal with the symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and how you can prevent an attack of IBS.
Urine colour chart
It's important to drink plenty of water every day to stay healthy. Use this urine colour chart to assess how hydrated you are.
Water and your health — infographic
If your body doesn’t have enough water (dehydration), it won’t function well. This infographic shows why drinking plenty of water daily is essential.
Information about diabetic ketoacidosis, a condition caused when you have a high blood sugar level, and not enough insulin in your body to break it down to use for energy .