The three UK chapters of National Association of Seadogs (NAS) held their first tri-zonal Feast of Barracuda (FOB) on the 16th March, 2013 at the K2 building of London South Bank University conference centre.
Theme: Ethnicity & Health: A Critical Review of Afro-Caribbean/Asian Health Issues
• Dr Cal Amayo
• Dr John Akumabor
• Dr Adewunmi Ogunseye
• Dr Ijeoma Asiwe
Dr Cal Amayo's lecture concentrated on "Diabetes and lifestyle changes". This lecture covered the following areas;
• Why diabetes? Is it Modifiable?
• Diagnosis and Screening
• Causes of diabetes
• Risk factors
• Risk Reduction and prevention
• Weight reduction
Dr John Akumabor's lecture concentrated on Hypertension. The lecture covered the following areas;
• What is Hypertension?
• Causes of Hypertension
• What Hypertension can causes
• Healthy lifestyle and preventive measures
The third speaker Dr Adewunmi Ogunseye's lecture focused on Mental Illness. Some of the areas covered included;
• What is mental illness?
• Some of the causes of mental Illness
• Diagnosis and treatment
Click here to download lecture notes for A critical review of Afro-Caribbean & Asian health issues-Hypertension