Complete Guide to Nutrition in Stroke

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    57 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Worldwide, 15 million people suffer a stroke each year; one-third die, and one-third are left permanently disabled
The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) lost to stroke (a measure of the burden of disease) will rise from 38 million in 1990 to 61 million in 2020. read more »»

Stroke is one of the leading causes of death and certainly the major cause of disability in the world. Nutrition is important in stroke risk than most physicians suppose.

Nutritional status following a stroke can have a negative impact on functional recovery and mortality.

Complications associated with malnutrition include a greater incidence of infections and pressure sores and longer lengths of hospital stays.

Clinical nutritional management requires effective methods of assessment, an understanding of the underlying causes of nutritional deficiencies, and effective methods of administering nutrients via feeding techniques and supplementation.

This course gives you the brief relationship between dietary intake and stroke incidence.

Who should attend?

  • Dietitians
  • Rehabilitation specialists
  • Homecare nurse
  • Nutrition students
  • Diabetologists
  • Cardiologists
  • Nutritionists

Key concepts covered include:

The role of dietary factors in stroke is apparent from the disorder’s pathophysiology. Nutrition plays a much more important role in stroke prevention. This course gives you the brief relationship between dietary intake and stroke incidence.


Ms. Haritha Shyam

Dietician and Nutritionist, APOLLO HOSPITALS HYDERABAD


Ms.M S Haritha Shyam is associated with Apollo Hospital for 20 years. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been Organising Secretary for the 6th Apollo International Clinical Nutrition Conference 2013 at Apollo Health City Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam conducted the International Nutrition survey 2013 at 5 Critical Care Units in Apollo Health City ( course director – Dr. Daren k. Heyland and Dr. Rupinder Dhaliwal, Queens University). Ms.M S Haritha Shyam received the participation Certificate in the World Nutrition Day survey conducted by the European Society of Parenteral And Enteral Nutrition. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam has been a Stroke Nutrition Coordinator for Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad. Ms.M S Haritha Shyam guided 200 interns for 6 months Internship for their Master’s Degree In Clinical Nutrition.

For: intermediates

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