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New Rice Variety To Prevent Diabetes In Srilanka

New Rice Variety To Prevent Diabetes In Srilanka

The Ambalantota Rice Research Institute has introduced a rice variety named as 'Nirogi' that would help prevention of diabetes. As diabetes has become a major...
Dietary Guidelines for Alms Givers And Priests

Dietary Guidelines for Alms Givers And Priests by Ministry of Health

The ministry of Health And Indigenous Medicine released dietory guidelines for alms givers and for priests. Download Dietary Guidelines for Alms Givers  Dieraty Guidelines for Priests 
Quarter of The People Will be Obese And 1 in 8 People Will Have Type 2 Diabetes by 2045 - WHO Data

Quarter of The People Will be Obese And 1 in 8...

New research from various cities in the world presented at this year's European Congress on Obesity in Vienna, Austria (23-26 May) demonstrate that if...
Management and treatment for obesity

Medical Professionals’ Guide for Management of Obesity

Most health care providers lack knowledge and understanding of recommended obesity treatments, such as behavioral counseling and pharmacotherapy, recent research at the Washington University...
Eating Eggs Not Associated with Cardiovascular Risk

Eggs Are ‘Not Linked to Cardiovascular Risk’

Consuming up to 12 eggs per week for a year did not raise the heart risk factors in patients with pre-diabetes and type 2...

45% Sri Lankan Women Are Obese: UNICEF

Over 45 per cent of women in Sri Lanka are overweight or obese indicating a serious double burden of malnutrition within the adult population,...
Types-of-diabetes

Updated Classification for Diabetes – It has five types !

Adult-onset diabetes consists of five types of disease that have different physiological and genetic profiles, rather than the traditional type 1 and 2 classification,...

Fasting diets reduce important risk factor for cardiovascular disease

Intermittent energy restriction diets, such as the 5:2 diet, clears fat from the blood quicker after eating meals than daily calorie restriction diets –...
Metformin is Safe in Type 2 Diabetes With Moderate to Severe CKD

Metformin is Safe in Type 2 Diabetes With Moderate to Severe...

Treatment with metformin appears to be safe and efficacious in patients with type 2 diabetes and moderate to severe chronic kidney disease (CKD) as...
Hyperglycaemia in Pregnancy National Consensus Document

Hyperglycaemia in Pregnancy National Consensus Document

Hyperglycaemia in Pregnancy (HIP) is a common medical condition during pregnancy and the prevalence is rising in Sri Lanka.The majority is gestational diabetes mellitus...
Breastfeeding May Halve Diabetes Risk

Breastfeeding May Halve Diabetes Risk in Women

Mothers who breastfeed their babies for 6 months or more reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by nearly half throughout their...
Sugar Substitutes/Artificial Sweeteners?

What Doctors Should Know on Sugar Substitutes/Artificial Sweeteners?

Srilankans now tend to buy foods and beverages those contain artificial sweeteners than pure sugar as these new type of foods give very less...
Ideal Amount of Exercise for Healthy Life - Sri Lankan Study

Ideal Amount of Exercise for Healthy Life – Sri Lankan Study

Debate remains just how much exercise is too little, too much or just right to improve health and longevity. This article reviews the present...
Latest Lipid Management Guidelines with 'Extreme' CVD Risk Category

Latest Lipid Management Guidelines with ‘Extreme’ CVD Risk Category

In a departure from recommendations by cardiology societies, two endocrine groups have issued new lipid-management guidelines that bring back LDL-cholesterol "targets" and are the...

Take-away Meals Link to Heart Disease and Diabetes in Children

Frequent and regular consumption of take-away meals increases risk for heart disease and diabetes in children. Regular consumption of take-away meals may boost a child's...
Synthetic Beta Cells to Treat Diabetes

Synthetic Beta Cells to Treat Diabetes

Treating type 1 diabetes and some cases of type 2 diabetes has long required painful and frequent insulin injections or a mechanical insulin pump...
Diabetes mellitus management guidelines srilanka

Clinical Guidelines For Managment Of Diabetes Mellitus-2013

Clinical Guidelines For Managment Of Diabetes Mellitus-2013 Around 1.5 million Sri Lankan adults suffer from diabetes and the number is expected to rise up to...

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