Topic: Healthy Living and Keeping a Low Salt Diet.
Speakers: Dr. Sameena Iqbal, Nephrologist, Lakeshore General Hospital. Houda Hatem, Nutritionist.
Following the presentation, the speakers will take time to answer your questions related to healthy lifestyle. This will be a very interactive meeting.
About the speaker:
Dr. Sameena Iqbal is a nephrologist (kidney specialist) who has trained at Queen’s and McGill University. She has completed a master’s degree in community health and epidemiology. Medical education, chronic kidney disease, kidney care in the community and patient safety are her interests. The nephrology team is working towards a focused clinic in polycystic kidney disease at the Lakeshore General Hospital.
Houda Hatem is a nutritionist that can assess the nutritional needs of hospital patients as well as external clinics. In collaboration with the specialists and patients, she manages their nutritional follow ups and conducts screenings for malnutrition cases. Her fields of specialty include critical cases, general medicine, geriatrics, palliative care, oncology and nephrology.