Medical Nutrition Therapy in Heart Failure

  • Skill Level
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    57 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Eating a healthy diet may reduce the symptoms of heart failure. One needs a thorough assessment and follow-up with a dietitian for the same. Patients must learn to control the salt in their diet. Heart health would determine the recommended amount. Learning to read food labels is a good idea so that thoughtful decisions on what must be eaten and what must be avoided can be taken. read more »»

High fiber foods are a must to be included in the diet. Fluids are another area that needs constant and close monitoring. Maintaining a healthy weight is recommended always. Alcohol, smoking, etc must be limited. Learn more about the nutritional care plan in heart failure in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily.

Who should attend?

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

Key concepts covered include:

“An overview of:

  • Importance of medical nutrition therapy in heart failure
  • Fluid status and assessment in heart failure”


Dr. Priyanka Rohatgi

Chief Clinical Dietician


Dr. Priyanka graduated from Sri College of Ayurvedic science and research. in 2009 and has been practicing as an Ayurveda consultant specializing in various treatments like Marma Chikitsa & diet consultations with ayurvedic treatment. She is heading the department of Nutrition at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore. She has 14 years of experience in Clinical Nutrition and Research and teaching. Area of special interest Nutritional management and prevention of Degenerative Diseases. She has 30 National and International publications in the Scientific Journals related to Nutrition. She has 8 gold medals to credit and has been awarded with an International award from the UK, Emerald group for the best scientific work for the year 2007.

For: intermediates

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