Exercise is good. It is something we do to improve or maintain our physical fitness. Incorporating some form of exercise into your daily routine, is very good habit to cultivate. Even if you are suffering from chronic kidney disease (CKD) you can have some physical activity in your life and reap the benefits. You need ..
It’s a new year and a time to make the necessary adjustments to your lifestyle to ensure that you are living your best life. Especially if you are a diabetic, it is essential that you maintain healthy habits to reduce the risks caused by the disease. According to the Diabetes Association of Sri Lanka (DASL) ..
The dangers of dengue cannot be ignored as the disease has gone viral with the number of dengue suffers increasing daily. It is a contracted by the bite of a mosquito, specifically the Aedes Aegypti mosquito. The mosquito acts as the carrier transmitting the disease from an infected person to another. However, the disease is ..
Kidney disease is a serious condition. More than 1 in 10 Sri Lankans have Chronic Kidney Dise..
Immunization is the process where by a person is made immune or resistant to an infectious disease by the administration of a vaccine. Vaccines stimulate the body’s own immune system to protect the person against subsequent infection or disease. Immunization is a proven tool for controlling and eliminating life threatening infectious diseases and is estimated ..
November 14th each year marks World Diabetes Day across the globe. The theme for World Diabetes Day 2016 is Eyes on Diabetes which is aimed at promoting ‘the importance of screening to ensure early diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes and treatment to reduce to the risk of serious complications’, according to the International Diabetes Federation ..
We understand that a diagnosis of kidney disease often comes as a shock. You don’t have to face it alone; here is some advice to those who are newly diagnosed. Follow your doctor’s advice. Being diagnosed with kidney disease does not automatically lead to kidney failure. If the cause of kidney disease is ..
Patients that are on dialysis need to take care of their diet in order to control their waste products and fluid levels, and achieve the best dialysis outcome possible. It is necessary for dialysis patients to have the correct amount of calories, proteins, fluids etc in the form of a well-balanced diet each day in ..
Are you or a loved one currently on dialysis and considering travelling to Sri Lanka for a holiday? Holiday dialysis is available at a few private hospitals in Colombo, and focuses on patients that are deemed fit to travel along with their families. Very often, people who are on dialysis think that embarking on a ..
We all know that exercise is good for us, but do you know just how good it is, and how it can improve our life? If you want to have more energy, feel better and live longer, then you should definitely start exercising today. There are so many benefits of regular exercise and physical activity ..