A brief overview of kidney disease, its causes and treatments

Nov 24, 2023 Knowledge
Kidney disease is a condition where your kidneys are damaged or do not function properly. It gradually causes waste to build up in the body, because the blood cannot be filtered as it should be. This excess of waste and fluid from the blood leads to other health problems, often with a devastating impact on ...
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Answers to some of the most COVID-19 related FAQs

Jun 7, 2020 Knowledge
We are currently living in uncertain and unusual times. Social distancing is the new normal, as in Sri Lanka and globally, we all cope with creating a new form of normal. Being aware and updated on new findings and news related to this current global pandemic, will help you and your loved ones lead a ...
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Evaluation steps to determine donor compatibility for successful kidney transplants

Aug 19, 2019 Knowledge
Donor evaluation is one of the most important steps towards achieving a successful kidney transplant. Today, living kidney donors are on the increase as more and more people donate kidneys and give the gift of better health to those suffering with kidney disease. While before kidney donation was most often through a deceased donor, nowadays ...
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World Kidney Day 2019

Mar 13, 2019 Knowledge
Commemorated on the second Thursday of March each year, World Kidney Day 2019 will be held on the 14th of March this year, under the theme Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere. This day is used to create awareness and bring global attention to the importance of kidney health. All over the world the risk factors ...
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Tips on eating when travelling abroad with kidney disease

Feb 20, 2019 Knowledge
Suffering from kidney disease does not mean that you have to forego all life’s pleasures such as travelling. With proper planning and proper guidelines, you can enjoy your foreign adventures and maintain good health. Your dietary requirements will be more specific as you have kidney disease and the below tips may help you make wise ...
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World Cancer Day 2019

Jan 17, 2019 Knowledge
World Cancer Day is held on the 4th of February each year to raise public awareness of the global death toll due to cancer. The Day promotes the goals and efforts taken both for prevention and towards finding a cure for cancer. The theme for 2019 is ‘I am and I will’ to raise a ...
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World Mental Health Day

Oct 11, 2018 Knowledge
Globally World Mental Health Day is observed on the 10th of October every year. It is done so with the objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world. It is used as an opportunity for all working on mental health issues around the world to mobilize efforts by taking about their work, ...
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How to create fresh routines when newly diagnosed with diabetes

Sep 14, 2018 Knowledge
Being newly diagnosed with any chronic disease is a shock to anyone. However, it does not mean that you cannot get on with life, it just means that you will have to make some adjustments and changes to your normal routines and habits. Over time your new routine will become habit and feel comfortable and ...
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Importance of hydration for healthy kidneys

Sep 14, 2018 Knowledge
Staying hydrated is very important, especially during very hot weather is essential. There is the standard advice of drinking eight glasses of water a day. However, this is not a hard and fast rule and drinking water should be an organic process, done to suit your individual needs. A generally accepted daily standard is about ...
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World Hepatitis Day

Jul 19, 2018 Knowledge
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 ...
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