This year, for World Hepatitis Day (WHD) which falls on 28th July, a three-year global awareness-raising and advocacy campaign “Find the Missing Millions”, will be launched. According to the World Hepatitis Organisation ‘out of the 325 million people living with viral hepatitis globally, upward of 290 million (that’s 9 in 10!) are living with hepatitis ..
If you have been diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), then life for you is about to change. This does not mean though, that you cannot lead a good life even while dealing with this disease. Consider the tips given below and slowly build a productive life for yourself, one day at a time. Accept ..
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..