KSMC Fights Obesity with Bicycles
CEO of King Saud Medical City Dr. Haitham Al-Falah, initiated "A Day with My Bicycle" event, which is an initiative from the Obesity Surgery Center in King Saud Medical City, as part of its efforts to fight obesity.
Dr. Al-Falah emphasizes the importance of the joint efforts to eliminate the phenomenon of obesity, as it has become a threat to our society. Many people do not realize that obesity can be the beginning of chronic and severe illnesses, especially the occurrence of diabetes, high blood pressure, and cholesterol.
He pointed out that the event was arranged to spread health awareness amongst society and aimed to promote sport and its role in shaping a healthy disease-free society.
Dr. Al-Falah mentioned that KSMC Obesity Surgery Center aims to meet the kingdom vision of 2030 toward shaping a healthy obesity free society, by raising awareness of the risk of obesity, its complications, and the prevention methods.