Diarrhea and Constipation – Medical Nutritional Therapy

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  • Skill Levelbeginner
  • Lectures1 Video
  • Enrolled 77 students enrolled
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Key concepts covered include:

“By the end of the course, you will be able to understand:

  • The normal function of the lower GI tract
  • The concepts of Medical nutrition therapy in diarrhea and constipation”

What you'll learn

Even the usual diet, however, is better than no food at all! Acute diarrhea can cause dehydration that results from the loss of body water and electrolytes in the stool, ultimately leading to death. read more »»

Lost water and electrolytes can usually be replaced orally, and few cases require intravenous therapy to prevent serious complications or death. Similarly, chronic constipation is a very common disease in children and adults. Successful treatment of constipation can be achieved not only with medication but also with lifestyle changes, including a proper diet. Diets, including fruits, fluids, and probiotics, provide some benefits to the patients suffering from constipation. The primary objective of feeding should always be to minimize the adverse effects of the illness on nutritional status. Learn more about MNT in Diarrhea and Constipation in this expert speaker course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who Should Attend?

  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological sciences

Instructor

Dr. Priyanka Rohatgi

M.Sc. ADND, Ph.D. (Nutrition)


4/5

Working as Chief Clinical Nutritionist, Heading department of Nutrition at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore. Has experience of 8 years in Clinical Nutrition, Research, and teaching. Area of special interest Nutritional management and prevention of Degenerative Diseases.With 30 National and International publications in the Scientific Journals related to Nutrition. Has 7 gold medals to her credit. Awarded with an International award from the UK, Emerald group for the best scientific work for the year 2007.

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Instructor

Dr. Priyanka Rohatgi

M.Sc. ADND, Ph.D. (Nutrition)


4/5

Working as Chief Clinical Nutritionist, Heading department of Nutrition at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore. Has experience of 8 years in Clinical Nutrition, Research, and teaching. Area of special interest Nutritional management and prevention of Degenerative Diseases.With 30 National and International publications in the Scientific Journals related to Nutrition. Has 7 gold medals to her credit. Awarded with an International award from the UK, Emerald group for the best scientific work for the year 2007.

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