Presentation on theme: "Welcome to FitKidney Health Program"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to FitKidney Health Program By: Dylan Duong and Malek Achouh
2 What we will do todayThis workshop will only run for approximately 1 hourIn this introductory workshop we will give you a brief outline of what our program is aboutExplain to you the prevalence of CKD and the importance of looking after your kidneysHow to prevent kidney disease (through diet ad exercise)How to operate the FitbitBody Mass Index (BMI) is explained and each participant will calculate his/hersWhat is Cardiovascular risk and what it is for each participantChronic Kidney Disease Risk is calculated for every participant to determine the initial risk factorsDiscuss the point system used to track progressAllocated time for a group discussion
3 About our ProgramA fun and exciting program that tries to encourage Kidney health awareness and to reduce the chance of busy Australians developing chronic kidney disease (CKD) later in life.We want to do this by helping ordinary Australians make healthier decisions about their meals and to increase their physical activityThis program is a competition between registered teams and is based on points (considers exercise, BMI, CV risk and CKD risk)The team with the highest amount of points in each district wins a the grand prizeYou will have 3 months to decrease your CKD risk, reduce your BMI and exercise more oftenCKD risk will be calculated by an allocated expert that we send out to you
5 Prevalence of CKDCKD is a progressive chronic disease, which is caused by the declining function of the kidneys1.3 million Australians are affected by CKDIt’s risk factors include; diabetes, high blood pressure, heart failure, family history, obesity and smoking10% of people attending general practice have CKD and do not know itBUT!!Most importantly if detected early and managed appropriately, the inevitable deterioration of kidney health can be reduced as much as 50% and may even be reversible in some cases. Thus it is important to know and look after your kidneysReference: Kidney Health Australia,
7 Kidney Disease & Diabetes Diabetes is a leading cause of kidney diseaseHigh blood sugar levels damage to small blood vessels in kidney poor kidney health and chronic kidney disease1 in 3 people who have diabetes will develop diabetic kidney diseaseLead to nerve or eye damageLead to kidney failure if not well managedApproximately 250,000 Australians with diabetes have an early stage diabetic kidney disease.Risk calculator: kAssessmentTool
8 Kidney disease & high blood pressure Poor control of blood pressure high tension in small blood vessels in the kidneys poor kidney health and chronic kidney diseaseYour kidneys also produce a hormone called renin and this hormone plays an important role in controlling your blood pressureUp to 8 in 10 people with chronic kidney disease have high blood pressure
9 By maintain a health diet and exercising you can better manage your diabetes and high blood pressure which will significantly slow the progression of kidney damage and reduce your risk of kidney disease.
10 Signs of Kidney Disease Kidney disease if often called a ‘silent disease’ as there are often no or very few symptoms or signsIf signs and symptoms are experienced they may includeFeeling tiredChanges in urine amount or colourSwelling e.g in the legs and ankles (OEDEMA)
11 How to prevent Kidney disease? (discussion) Reduce sodium in diet. Aim for foods that have only mg of sodium per servingChoose fresh food over processed onesCook more often at homeChoose fresh cuts of meatEAT MORE fruit and vegetablesDrink plenty of waterExercise at least for half an hour a day (increase to an hour when possible)Loose weight when necessary (especially if BMI is over 30) and maintain a good blood pressure reading (generally less than 130/80)Have regular check ups
12 How to use the Fitbit? (demonstration and discussion) 10 min ApproximatelyNote: For every 100 calories you burn you earn your team point
13 Body Mass Index (BMI)It is used to give you an idea if you’re underweight, overweight or have an ideal body weight.As your weight increases so does your BMIAs your BMI increases then your health risks increase and one of them is the effect on your kidney healthPlease calculate yours using the formula below (please ask for assistance if needed)BMI over 30 is considered obese18-25 is considered healthyIn 3 months time for every half a BMI unit you decrease yourself by, you earn your team 500 points. You must also remain within the healthy BMI range for the points to be validReference: Better health channel,(image)
14 Cardiovascular risk Modifiable risk factor (ones that you can change) Smoking status – decreases exercise tolerance, increases blood pressure and increases risk of blood clots.Blood pressure – most important risk factor for strokeSerum lipids – can build up and increase risk of strokeWill be measured by the Accutrend Plus Glucose/Cholesterol Monitor. Results will be a combination of total cholesterol and triglyceridesWaist circumference and BMI – increases risk of developing high blood pressure, diabetesNutrition – controlling this will impact on many other cardiovascular risk factorsPhysical activity – can help to reduce some risk factorsAlcohol intake – can increase other risk of stroke and other factors such as blood pressure and BMI
16 Chronic Kidney Disease Risk Risk calculator:Taken from
17 Points system to declare the winner Each team will submit their results/have testing monthly, and the team with the highest points to person ratio wins!!!Each point gained by an individual needs to be backed up with evidenceCriteriaPoints earned100 calories burnt (according to fitbit)6 pointsFor every 0.1 BMI you lose100 pointsReduce diabetes risk according to Ausdrisk calculator30 pointsCardiovascular risk – low, moderate, high20,10,0 points respectivelyFor every 0.5mmol/L cholesterol drops10 pointsNormal blood pressure (120/80 mmHg)Normal – high blood pressure (120/80 – 140/90 mmHg)20 pointshigh BP (140/90 – 180/110 mmHg)very high BP (>180/110 mmHg)0 points
18 Group Discussion (5-10 min) I hope you all enjoyed our FitKidney health program introductionSee you in a months timeTake care of your kidneys!!Any questions?Feedback?