Cardiovascular disease

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare provides a useful website on the nature of cardiovascular disease. The site includes statistics on the incidence of cardiovascular disease and frequently asked questions.

The British Heart Foundation provides information and video about cardiovascular ( heart) disease. Segments include: stroke, causes of coronary heart disease (angina and heart attack), prevention and treatment. Myocardial infarction.

The UK NHS has provided video and information about coronary heart (cardiovascular) disease, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatments

Diabetes

Diabetes Australia provides information on diabetes and diabetes prevention campaigns. There are suggestions for healthy eating to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and tips for diabetics about diet and foods. Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic condition in Australia. Nutrition. Diets.

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare provides a useful description and statistics about the nature of diabetes

The Australian Government’s Health Insite website has developed this portal to provide information about Type 2 and gestational diabetes, which can be managed by healthy eating. It has links to weight management, healthy eating, news and fact sheets.

Cancer

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare provides a useful website on the nature of cancer. The site includes statistics on the incidence of cancer, cancer screening and frequently asked questions.

The Anti-Cancer Foundation of South Australia aims to prevent cancer through research and education, early detection and enhance the quality of life for people living with cancer. It contains cancer fact and statistics.

The Cancer Council Victoria provides this website to support its function in leading, co-ordinating, implementing and evaluating action to minimise the human cost of cancer. The website has a facts and figures section as well as information for students and teachers.

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