Media & Apps
The following links may be of interest
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Smart Phone Apps
This page provides a list of links to smart phone Apps which you may find useful. They are provided for information purposes only. THYROID WA does not endorse or recommend any particular one. If you have a suggestion for a new App please CONTACT US
GlutenSwitch - Eating Gluten-Free, now as simple as GlutenSwitch. The George Institute for Global Health and Bupa bring you an easy way to help find gluten-free products in the aisles. If you've got a smart phone, simply scan the barcode and it will show you the gluten status of the product - and if available, other gluten- free options. Even better, it shows which brands might be a healthier choice! GlutenSwitch is part of the FoodSwitch app, available free from the AppStore and the Google Play Store. bupa.com.au/foodswitch
For further information about coeliac disease and gluten intolerance visit Coeliac Australia
IMPORTANT NOTE : As coeliac disease is a serious medical condition with lifelong implications, a definitive diagnosis is essential. The gluten free diet is not a trivial undertaking and involves lifestyle changes and learning new skills such as reading and interpreting food labels. It should only be undertaken after the diagnosis of coeliac disease has been properly medically established.
SunSmart App - with Vitamin D Tracker - Visit the Cancer Council Australia website for the SunSmart App http://www.cancer.org.au/preventing-cancer/sun-protection/uv-alert/sunsmart-app.html
The SunSmart app lets you know when you do and don't need sun protection, making it easier than ever to be smart about your sun exposure all year. It includes a Vitamin D tracker where Users can work out if they're getting enough sun exposure for vitamin D levels based on their natural skin type, how much time they spent outside, whether they wore sunscreen and how high UV levels were that day.
THYROID WA "Undiagnosed thyroid disease" - animation
THYROID WA "Thyroid Health Awareness Talk" given by Chairperson, John Boyd at the Fibromyalgia WA meeting
BUPA - How a thyroid gland can become under active
A Story About Hypothyroidism: Is this YOU? Dr. Hotze founded the Hotze Health & Wellness Center
Media - What's in the Media
Sarah Wilson is an Australian journalist, television presenter, blogger and media consultant. At 22 years old Sarah was diagnosed with Graves' disease and 12 years later, Hashimoto's disease. Here is what she has written Does quitting sugar heal autoimmune disease? Here is Sarahs Every day heath story
Mary Shoman talks about Dr Oz Got it Right About Thyroid Disease on ABC Good Morning America Show
ABC NEWS Interview with Dr Oz talking about Thyroid Disease