On this occasion,Dr. Sunita Swaraj, Principal of The Heritage School, Vasant Kunj shared in ILBS Hospital that
As educators, we can play a crucial role in promoting awareness and education about liver disease prevention. Here are some ways in which we can help society prevent liver diseases
Educate about Risk Factors Educate individuals about the risk factors that can lead to liver disease, including alcohol consumption, obesity, viral hepatitis, and exposure to toxins.
Encourage Healthy Lifestyle Habits
Encourage individuals to adopt healthy lifestyle habits such as regular exercise, maintaining a healthy weight, and a balanced diet to prevent the development of liver disease.
Educate individuals about the importance of getting vaccinated against hepatitis A and B to prevent liver disease.
Educate about Drug Use
Educate individuals about avoiding illicit drug use to prevent the transmission of hepatitis B and C.
Discuss Medication Use Discuss with individuals the importance of taking medications as prescribed and avoiding medications that can cause liver damage.
Promote Regular Health Check-Ups
Encourage individuals to undergo regular health check-ups, including liver function tests, to monitor their liver health and detect any liver problems early on.
Organize awareness campaigns, seminars, and workshops to raise awareness about liver disease prevention and promote healthy living.