Shamin Prathapan

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BACKGROUND Superficial fungal foot infection (SFFI) in diabetic patients increases the risk of developing diabetic foot syndrome. Sixteen percent of urban population is suffering from diabetes in Sri Lanka. As the diabetes patients are more prone to get fungal foot infections, early intervention is advisable owing to the progressive nature of the infection.(More)
Sri Lanka has shown relatively good maternal outcome indicators for a developing country. However, high maternal deaths from pregnancy induced hypertension and pre-eclamptic toxemia raise questions about the quality of detection and treatment at field antenatal clinics, which is the primary care setting for pregnant women. The objective of the study was to(More)
INTRODUCTION: Diabetic retinopathy is a chronic, progressive and potentially sight threatening disease and the most commonly diagnosed complication of diabetes. Its incidence increases with prolonged duration of diabetes and accounts for a significant amount of morbidities that are directly related to diabetes as it is one of the leading causes of visual(More)
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