Obesity Control Program Participates in an Event under the Theme: "Change Your Lifestyle"
 The Obesity Control Program, under the Hereditary and Chronic Diseases Control General Department, in collaboration with the physical activity and balanced food program, the National Program of Diabetes Control and Riyadh General Directorate for Health Affairs, has taken part in the event held under the theme "Change Your Lifestyle".
The event, held for two weeks at Riyadh Hayat Mall, was opened by His Excellency the Assistant Deputy Minister for Primary Health Care, Dr. Muhammad bin Omar Ba-Suleiman, on Sunday, Shaban 6th, 1436H, with the aim of fighting obesity and its associated diseases such as diabetes and others. 

The activities of the event included early detection of obesity by measurement of weight, height and body mass index (BMI), in addition to early detection of obesity complications, such as diabetes and high blood pressure (hypertension), as well as understanding the importance of balanced food and physical activity, aside from raising the visitors' awareness of the risks of obesity. 
Last Update : 24 August 2015 10:38 AM
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