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Obesity and overweight in Kenya is currently approaching 50 % among the urban population. 29% of all children in Nairobi’s private schools, and 22% of preschool children in urban areas are overweight and obese. Obesity leads to more than 65 different diseases, and is a leading cause of diabetes, high blood pressure, heart diseases, atherosclerosis etc. After effective weight loss Hypertension is resolved in almost 70% and Diabetes in approximately 90% of all patients.

Theme:

  • Latest thinking on excess weight and Non-Communicable Diseases¬†
  • New insights into Bariatric surgery for OBESITY

Introduction Letter

 

The following are invited for the symposium to join in the fight against Obesity and NCDs.:

  • Medical doctors
  • Patients
  • Clinical psychologists
  • Medical insurers
  • Dieticians and
  • Physical educators

 

The Symposium is focused on the basic science, clinical application, surgical intervention and prevention of obesity.

3OMA poster proposal.cdr

 

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For reservation please call: 0708 – 747 723 or 0726 – 899 240

E-mail: obesityawereness21@gmail.com

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