Urology Specialist

Program Pendidikan Dokter Spesialis FKUB
Written on 29 November 2020 , by urologippds , in category Activities, Announcements, News

Metabolic syndrome is a symptom collection consisting of several interrelated factors including insulin resistance, central obesity, dyslipidemia, endothelial dysfunction and atherosclerotic disease, low-grade inflammation, and in men, low testosterone levels. According to data from the CDC published in 2017, about 30 million adults aged 18 years and over or 12.2% of the American population suffer from type 2 diabetes.

Regarding the absence of data on the relationship between metabolic syndrome and urological diseases such as BPH, urinary tract stones, and erectile dysfunction in Indonesia, and the lack of public knowledge regarding these health problems, therefore we conduct screening and counseling at the Clinic of Universitas Brawijaya (UB) regarding BPH. and OAB.

 

Activities carried out on:

Day and date: Saturday-Sunday / 28-29 November 2020

Place: Universitas Brawijaya Clinic, Lowokwaru District, Malang City.

The screening will be carried out by Urology residents of Brawijaya University Malang under the supervision of the Urology Consulen Malang. Screening will use the International Prostate Symptom Score (IPSS) questionnaire, International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF-5), Overactive Bladder Score. In addition, blood pressure, body weight, and physical examinations in the form of measuring BMI, blood pressure, counseling related to urological diseases will be provided by the Urology consultant Malang.

Respondents who are known to have abnormalities will be further followed up regarding these abnormalities, if necessary, intervention will be made. Respondents who are known to have no abnormalities will be followed up every 6 months for 2 years using the same method.

 

The results of this activity were found that men and women aged over 40 years in the working area of ​​the Clinic of Brawijaya University, Lowokwaru District, Malang City obtained knowledge and early detection services related to metabolic syndrome and urology (BPH and OAB).

 

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