Diabetes patients are often recommended to make significant lifestyle changes, particularly in diet and exercise to manage their condition. In managing diabetes, diet intervention aims to achieve a target weight loss of 5 to 10 percent in six months and reduce total calorie intake by incorporating meal replacements.
26 May would be a date that 22 refugee children will always remember. This is the date when they received valid age reports from specialists in this field – Dr Jayakumar Jayaraman, our very own Paediatric Dentist and Prof Phrabhakaran Nambiar an eminent forensic odontologist from MAHSA (previously from Universiti Malaya).
Applied Biotechniques and Community Health is a module offered in Semester 6 of IMU’s Medical Biotechnology programme, which includes a community service project. For this year, our MB1/15 students were granted the opportunity to serve the young community (aged 8 to 11 years old) at the Talento Daycare Centre, Kuala Lumpur.
2 IMU IRDI researchers attended the Malaysian Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop. The 4-day workshop covered ten key topics concerning research.
IMU psychology lecturer, Alexius Cheang, looks at the dynamics between the three elements involved in bullying: the bully, the victim and the bystander. He believes that the bystander is the one component that is often overlooked, and yet it is the most important component in changing the dynamics of bullying.
Dietitian and Dean, School of Health Sciences, Prof Dr Winnie Chee provides details about a study in Malaysia that applied a culturally-adapted nutrition algorithm and motivational counselling to help people with diabetes achieve weight loss and glucose control.
It is said with age comes wisdom. However, along with a rapidly ageing population also comes complex health, social and economic implications. MHAS president and IMU lecturer, Prof Philip George commented on this issue.