CAMPS FOR SCREENING OBESITY AND RELATED HEALTH CHARACTERISTICS
Professor Dr. Rubina Mushtaq of FUUAST Karachi Zoology Department, has conducted the Free Medical Camps on 30th April, 2013 at Chemistry department FUUAST Karachi for the research work of her specialization on Obesity and Related Health Aspects. In the camp, the young as well as middle age population of the students and staff members who were specifically over weight and obese were included. Their morphometric data (weight, height, waist, hip, etc. measurement) was obtained and systolic and Diastolic blood pressures, fasting blood glucose and blood samples were drawn for lipid profile (Cholesterol, LDL, HDL, TG), Plasma Leptin levels, C-Reactive Proteins, and Liver enzymes estimation. Similar data from normal weight individual was also obtained for comparative data analysis.
1- Measurenent of Blood Pressure at Medical Camp
2- A research student pricking for blood sugar level