This is the day that the world celebrates and says thank you, both globally and nationally, to voluntary unpaid blood donors for giving the gift of life with their donations. Celebrated around the globe annually, on the 14th of June, World Blood Donor Day which is the birth anniversary of Karl Landsteiner, a Nobel prize ..
The good news is you don’t have to invest in a gym membership to keep fit. There are simple yet effective ways to keep fit, that are easy to include into your daily routine. If you feel as though a gym membership is too much of a commitment for you then try the below suggestions ..
Low energy levels are unfortunately, part and parcel of living with diabetes. Feeling tired and run down can make functioning and dealing with everyday demands, very difficult. Needing to monitor our blood sugar levels with regular testing, being mindful of our diet and dealing with stress can all take its toll on us. However, by ..
We know that diabetes is a common disease that afflicts many in the modern world. Our lifestyles and dietary habits have contributed to this. Our bodies need insulin to use sugar as an energy source, as insulin is the hormone that controls the glucose level in our blood. Diabetes is the chronic disease where the ..
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 ..