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Kildare Focus 28.09.21

Kildare Focus

Tuesday, September 28th, 2021 - 37 minutes

Prof. Roy Taylor
Director of Newcastle Magnetic Resonance Centre
Professor of Medicine and Metabolism, University of Newcastle
Honorary Consultant Physician, Newcastle Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
• Adults at risk of type 2 diabetes if they cannot fit into jeans they wore at 21
• Prof. Taylor people’s waistlines should be same as it was when 21

Dr. Ina Kelly
President, Irish Medical Organisation
• Pre-budget submission – hospitals’ critical care beds need to be doubled

Dr. Rachel Woodlock
Assistant lecturer in Study of Religions, University College Cork
• Damaging link between the pressure girls and women experience trying to live up to unattainable beauty standards
• Poor outcomes for mental health problems, eating disorders, and plastic surgery rates

Aisling Harmey
Marketing and Communications Manager, Simon Community
• August 2020 Homeless Report – response (Kildare, Dublin & Meath)

Harriet Parsons
Training & Development Manager, BodyWhys
• Increase eating disorders among children during the pandemic

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