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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