Our activities on World Kidney Day on
March 9, 2017 have been completed and interest in the topic Obesity
and Kidney was greate.
Prof. Ayla San, M.D. made her speech on
Obesity and Kidney and informed the public followed by a slide
presentation named Türkiyem with her photographs. 21.7% of men and
41,5% of women are estimated to be obese.
Assoc. Prof. Sebahattin Kocadağ, M.D. on
behalf of Directory of Obesity, Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases,
informed the public of studies done on struggle with obesity and the
current situation and precautions taken at schools to address the
problem. Prof. Dr. Şehsuvar Ertürk spoke on Obesity and Hypertension
to stop obesity and hypertension, struggling with risk factors,
leading an active life style, having a balanced diet, avoiding smoking
and alcohol consumption are told to be necessary.
Assoc. Prof. Serpil Müge Değer, M.D.
spoke on Obesity and Chronic Renal Failure and mentioning the rate
of obesity in Turkey, she highlighted the fact that obesity and
Chronic Renal Failure is at a serious level both in Turkey and in the
Prof. Siren Sezer, M.D. talked on
Obesity, Diabetes and Renal Diseases and the current situation in
the 2nd open forum.
Prof. Gül Kızıltan, M.D. mentioned the
measures to be taken in nutrition to prevent obesity in her speech
Obesity and Nutrition. She talked about food groups and consumption
of water, salt and sugar.
Ankara University Department of Medicine
and Sports, instructor Prof. Ali Murat Zergeroğlu mentioned Health,
Kidneys, and Sports highlighting the importance of doing sports.
Weight and height,
And body mass index measurements.
Survey on obesity have been carried
out on 150 people from public by nurses and doctors with the
leadership of Assis. Prof. Perim Özyiğit.
Informative brochures were distributed
to all the public.