Reflecting on Q-Talks: “Obesity: A Modern Lifestyle Nightmare” with Dr. Nusrum Iqbal

January 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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On Tuesday, January 9, 2024, Qarshi University had the honor of hosting an insightful Q-Talks session titled “Obesity: A Modern Lifestyle Nightmare,” featuring the distinguished Dr. Nusrum Iqbal. Held at the Qarshi University Auditorium in Lahore, this event provided invaluable insights into the pressing issue of obesity and its impact on daily life.

Dr. Nusrum Iqbal, a renowned medical professional based in San Diego, CA, holds medical licenses in both California and Arizona. With a fellowship in Integrative Medicine from the University of Arizona, Dr. Iqbal has been a certified physician since 2001, specializing in internal medicine, obesity medicine, and lifestyle medicine. He currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer at MD Health Center in Lahore, Pakistan, and Advanced Telemed Physicians in Tucson, AZ. His extensive career and commitment to healthcare excellence are reflected in his numerous certifications, honors, and active involvement in medical associations.

During his talk, Dr. Iqbal addressed the alarming rise of obesity in today’s fast-paced, modern lifestyle. He emphasized how obesity severely impacts daily life, contributing to various health issues such as diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension. His insights into the lifestyle factors leading to obesity were both enlightening and sobering, shedding light on the critical need for increased awareness and proactive health measures.

Dr. Iqbal also shared practical advice on controlling obesity through a balanced diet and lifestyle changes. He discussed the importance of nutrition, regular exercise, and holistic health practices, providing attendees with actionable strategies to maintain a healthy weight and improve overall well-being. His emphasis on the role of balanced diets and lifestyle modifications resonated strongly with the audience, highlighting that managing obesity is not just about losing weight but about fostering a healthier lifestyle.

The session was highly impactful, leaving students and faculty with a deeper understanding of how to combat obesity effectively. Dr. Iqbal’s expert advice and practical tips inspired many to take charge of their health and make informed lifestyle choices.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to Dr. Nusrum Iqbal for his enlightening talk and to all participants for their enthusiastic engagement. This Q-Talks event underscored the importance of addressing obesity as a modern lifestyle challenge and provided essential tools for fostering a healthier community.



January 9
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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