“The Bronx County Medical Society continues to be very active in offering programs to educate and drive awareness of the health problems that plague the Bronx, and we will continue to do more,” says Dr. Taviloglu. MD NEWS April 2010
On Feb 18, WABC, Eyewitness News Interviewed Dr. Taviloglu & reported: "....Diabetes, asthma & obesity are at epidemic proportions," said Dr. Gurkan Taviloglu, president of the Bronx Medical Society......."When [residents here] go to the supermarket, they may not find as many healthy choices as in other counties or other cities...The eating habits, too, & lack of exercise. It's a big problem." Continued in: "Goal: a Healthy Bronx"