DIABETES…..THE MODERN EPIDEMIC

Diabetes……Think you’re not at risk? Read on!   I was shocked when I read the WHO report on current global trends in diabetes. Diabetes is now the world’s fastest growing disease. Alarmingly, about 50 percent of people with diabetes are not aware they have it. Recent studies have shown that some people suffer from diabetes […]

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OUTSMARTING JETLAG

It’s the end of the school year, as well as the summer (or winter) holidays…depending on where you call home, so long flights and holidays are on the cards. There is nothing worse than flying half way across the globe only to find you are flat on your back for the fist few days of […]

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JAPANESE ENCEPHALITIS

I have been contacted by many parents on the Island regarding the current Japanese Encephalitis vaccine program being offered at all schools here.   It is unclear why this program has been offered, as despite contacting several doctors at Sanglah and in general practice, no one has heard of any current cases of the disease. […]

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