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How to avoid fat-shaming & tackle rising obesity levels

As far as how to avoid fat-shaming goes, Pharmacy has, for many years, demonstrated the ability to tackle the rising levels of obesity in Ireland whilst maintaining a sympathetic and non-judgemental approach. This seems at odds with reports in The … Continue reading

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Pharmacy can help you lose weight safely & effectively

Having stumbled across a website for weight loss using a Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD). It is of real concern that this on-line diet company is promoting itself as a much better alternative than their perceived competitors, including Lipotrim Ireland, … Continue reading

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DNP diet pill deaths – Important pharmacy news

DNP diet pill deaths have made for some important pharmacy news as explained through a Feature Article in the UK “ PHARMACEUTICAL JOURNAL” June 2019 (VOL 302 NO 7926), titled:   DNP: The dangerous diet pill pharmacists should know about … Continue reading

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Save the Ireland healthcare service? Pharmacy can.

The Ireland healthcare service is in turmoil. It seems there isn’t a day that goes by without headlines reporting on a failing Ireland healthcare service. Recruitment issues and limited bed capacity in secondary care are once again taking the brunt … Continue reading

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VLCDs compared – Lipotrim, NewWeigh & other VLCDs

At long last there is growing recognition of the medical value of Very Low Calorie Diets (VLCDs) and their approach to weight loss.  Pioneered in Ireland by Lipotrim, there are now other VLCD entrants attempting to capitalise on the experience, … Continue reading

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National obesity treatment programme

The National obesity treatment programme is born in response to Ireland having one of the highest rates of obesity in Europe. There is no sign of improvement in the near future and the resulting wave of chronic diseases caused by … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Lipotrim Ireland Blog

Welcome to the Lipotrim Ireland Blog The Lipotrim Ireland Blog is written mainly for the Republic of Ireland but it’s useful for everyone who wishes to learn more. Lipotrim is a nutrient complete pharmacy weight management programme, using formula foods … Continue reading

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