Health Talk

There are six (6) topics available for the health talk:


1. Kidney disease: Common, Harmful but treatable

  • Introduction to National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Malaysia

  • What is Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)?

  • Sign and Symptoms of CKD.

  • Risk factors of CKD.

  • Diabetes and High Blood Pressure relation to CKD.

  • Complications of CKD.

  • How to prevent CKD?

  • What should I do if I am at risk of CKD?


2. Keeping cholesterol under control

  • Introduction to National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Malaysia

  • What is Cholesterol?

  • Types of Cholesterol?

  • Sources of Cholesterol.

  • Complications of High Cholesterol.

  • Symptoms & Diagnosis.

  • Risk Factors for High Cholesterol.

  • Cholesterol Levels Management


3. Organ donation – A gift of life

  • Introduction to National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Malaysia

  • What is organ donation and transplantation?

  • Which organ and tissue can be donated?

  • Transplant in Malaysia.

  • Who gets the Organ?

  • Type of Organ Donor.

  • The need for organ transplant.

  • Religions perspectives towards organ donation.


4. High blood pressure – The silent killer

  • Introduction to National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Malaysia

  • What is blood pressure?

  • Hypertension

  • Risk factors

  • Sign and symptoms

  • Complications

  • Management

  • Prevention


5. Diabetes and its complication

  • Introduction to National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Malaysia

  • Definition of Diabetes Mellitus and Types of Diabetes

  • Prevalence of diabetes

  • Complication of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

  • High Risk Group and Early Symptoms

  • Diagnosis

  • Prevention and Lifestyle Management


6. Healthy Eating

  • Introduction to National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Malaysia

  • What is healthy eating?

  • Malaysian Food Pyramid (Malaysia 2010)

  • BMI

  • Serving Size

  • Cooking Method

  • Food Label

  • Importance of water