Rukshan

Dr Rukshan Ranatunge is a graduate from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya (MBBS). He is currently working as a doctor in Sri Lanka.

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Life’s Simple Seven Can Save You From The Complications of Diabetes

Diabetes is a complex disorder with lots of complications. People with diabetes are at risk of hyperlipidemia, and because of this reason, they also have a higher risk of cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attacks and strokes. But a recent study carried out in a large study population has shown seven simple dietary habits can dramatically reduce …

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Diabetic Emergencies That You Should Keep An Eye On

Living with diabetes can be difficult. If you are not controlling your diabetes, not only does it lead to long term complications, but also urgent medical emergencies that will require medical attention. So what are these so-called diabetic emergencies? Here are some diabetic emergencies that you should keep an eye on. Diabetic ketoacidosis Diabetic ketoacidosis, …

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How To Save Your Feet From Diabetes – Diabetes Foot Care Guide

Diabetes is a complex disease with lots of complications. The complications take a long time to develop and affect different systems of your body. The complications are mainly due to changes in your blood vessels. The doctors will categorize them as micro and macrovascular changes.  One such common complication that we see every day as …

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Eating Plastic. Can Microplastics Be Bad For Your Health?

Are you eating plastics? Yes, even though you may not know about it, you may be eating microplastics every day.  And scientists don’t know about the long term implications on your health. What are microplastics? Microplastics are not a specific type of plastic, but small pieces of plastic that are less than 5 millimeters in …

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