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Management of chronic conditions

A chronic condition is an illness that lasts a long time - 6 months or more. Learn to manage a chronic condition, including types of support that are available.

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How to prepare your home if you have a chronic disease or serious illness

Information about home modifications, medical equipment at home, telephone services, emergency call systems and sources of funding.

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Back pain diagnosis and treatment

Find out how a doctor diagnoses the cause of back pain and how to treat it, including with pain relief medication, physical therapy, acupuncture and self-care.

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Back pain self-care

If you have back pain, there are things you can do to help manage the condition, including moving, using hot and cold treatments, and taking care at work.

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Living with peripheral vascular disease

If you have been diagnosed with peripheral vascular disease, there are ways to manage your daily life. Find out how to manage with peripheral vascular disease

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Just diagnosed with diabetes

Diabetes doesn’t have to stop you from leading the life you want, Find out more about how to manage diabetes, and how to stay healthy and active.

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Living with bipolar disorder

Like many others suffering from a chronic condition, people with bipolar disorder can develop stay-well plans to help them manage their condition. Find out how to manage with bipolar disorder.

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Osteoarthritis treatment

Information on osteoarthritis treatment options and medicines. Plus links to trusted resources.

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Codeine no longer available over the counter from Feb 1

Pain-relief medicines that contain codeine will no longer be available without a doctor's prescription from 1 Feb 2018. Here’s what you need to know.

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Living with diabetes

Having diabetes can make some aspects of life more challenging, but it doesn’t define who you are or prevent you from enjoying and participating in life. Find out how to manage with diabetes.

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