Medical Nutritional Therapy for Diseases of Stomach and Upper GI Disorders

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

What you'll learn

A significant consideration in choosing a diet for a patient with gastrointestinal (GI) disease is the digestion of the nutrients at the appropriate time. read more »»

A proper diet and normal functioning of the GI tract are integral for patients with GI disorders due to a decrease in the digestion of nutrients, prevention of nutrient deficiencies and malnutrition, repair of the damaged intestinal epithelium. The quantity of food, its form, the frequency of ingestion, and the composition of the diet each have essential effects on GI function and may be used to help alleviate signs of GI disease. Learn more about MNT for stomach and upper GI disorders in this 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

Key concepts covered include:

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

  • Various diseases of the stomach and upper GI tract
  • Different therapies along with medical nutrition therapy in diseases of the stomach and upper Gi tract”


Dr. Priyanka Rohatgi

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


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.

For: beginners

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