• Department of Dietics

    Department of Dietics

    Our dietitians are available for consultation for general healthy eating advice. We also prescribe medical nutritional therapy to manage a range of conditions
    including:

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      • Weight loss, or obesity
      • Diabetes, pre-diabetes, gestational diabetes
      • Gout
      • Anemia
      • High cholesterol, heart conditions and high blood pressure
      • Gastrointestinal disease (diverticular disease, celiac disease, ulcerative colitis, Chron’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome)
      • Surgery impacting gastrointestinal function
      • Gastrointestinal symptoms such as chronic constipation, diarrhoea, vomiting and reflux
      • Long term /short term tube feeding
      • Cancer and related treatments
      • Food allergy and intolerance
      • Kidney and liver diseases
      • Pregnancy and breastfeeding
      • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
      • Childhood obesity
      • Eating disorders
      • Osteoporosis
      • Sport and fitness nutrition

      • Providing internship training for Nutrition students from various colleges across the the country
      • Nutritional screening for all the inpatients as a part of initial assessment within 24 hours of admission.
      • Reassessment of the patient at defined intervals.
      • Counseling to patients/ family on nutritional therapy.
      • Education to patients/ family about diet and nutrition.
      • Diet planning / distribution at relevant timings.
      • Medical nutrition therapy for all inpatient.
      • Formulation of dietary advice for individual patients.
      • Monitoring and designing of suitable feeding regimens for patients requiring nutritional support, i.e. Enteral feeding
      • Professional staff education.
      • In patients and out patient diet consultations,
      • Ward rounds to have a closer contact with patients on therapeutic diet,

      Obesity Clinic
      Obesity has a multitude of health hazards like diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, renal diseases, gout etc. Through proper dietary modification and physical activity
      and with life style modification obesity can be treated well.
      Referral process

      You may self refer or be referred by your doctor or another health professional. Inpatients are able to meet dietitians during their routine visit or request a
      referral through their nurse.