PI S. Pirkmajer has conducted (in cooperation with National institute of public health) a series of lectures on the topic of theoretical (pathophysiological) basis of obesity for nurses, physiotherapists and psychologists involved in care of patients with obesity. These lectures contribute to improving basic (pathophysiological) knowledge of metabolic diseases and raise the awareness (among health professionals) of the importance of metabolic research.
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Lecture was conducted as part of events linked to one of the biggest book fairs in Slovenia (Frankfurt after Frankfurt). The focus of this year's fair was medicine. The aim of the lecture for lay public was to raise the awareness about risks of metabolic diseases, such as obesity and diabetes, as well as to highlight the importance of research in this field.
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In the interview at the national broadcaster RTV Slovenija the PI S. Pirkmajer presented basic physiological responses to starvation. Tha aim was to raise the awareness about physiological processes in the body during starvation and to stress why starvation is deleterious for some types of chronic diseases, such as cancer. An additional aim was to raise the awareness of the lay public of the importance of metabolic research.
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