Sanjiva Wijesinha -writer and physician

Short stories, Travel and Health Information

Tips For New Diabetics

Why Diabetes starts with’ D’ One of the most important thngs I tell patients when they are newly dignosed with Diabetes is that is important for the person having a … Continue reading

July 22, 2021 · Leave a comment

COVID vaccination – the facts explained

I am taking the liberty of sharing on my web-page this excellent article by Dr Champa Ratnatunga – a Sri Lankan immunologist and senior lecturer working at the Department of … Continue reading

June 6, 2021 · 1 Comment

Urgent – a strategy to control COVID 19 in Sri Lanka

I am sharing this link on my webpage because I am of the opinion that this article should be disseminated to the widest audience possible. It is a timely article … Continue reading

May 21, 2021 · 1 Comment

A Good Night’s Sleep

All of us need a good night’s sleep. This might sound obvious, but it is surprising to learn how many people actually do get a good night’s sleep – which … Continue reading

May 9, 2021 · 1 Comment

Beating Your Wife

I was at the birthday party of a friend the other day (one of the first since COVID restrictions were lifted) and, as traditionally happens at these events, the men … Continue reading

March 25, 2021

COVID – The View From the East

Having lived and worked as a surgeon in Hong Kong for many years, I still have friends and colleagues there with whom I keep in regular contact – and I … Continue reading

February 8, 2021 · 1 Comment

Wives are Very Useful People

One of my patients has recently become Diabetic. Having recently diagnosed him with diabetes, I as his family doctor decided against immediately prescribing medication for him – because I knew … Continue reading

January 31, 2021

How Long Does Trump Have Immunity?

With Donald Trump due to lose his job as President of the US come next Wednesday, the question in many people’s minds is this: For how long does Trump have … Continue reading

January 16, 2021 · 1 Comment

COVID Vaccination – a false sense of security?

With our state of Victoria in Australia – and specifically the city of Melbourne where I am staying – having come out of many weeks of lock-down last month after … Continue reading

January 12, 2021 · 2 Comments

Vaccines won’t end the COVID pandemic!

With vaccines against the Coronavirus becoming available in the near future – Britain has already commenced vaccinating its population this week with the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine– and US President-elect Joe Biden … Continue reading

December 12, 2020 · 3 Comments
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