Improving Clinical outcomes in Diabetes : Role of Medical Nutrition Therapy – Part 1

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Diabetes is a prevalent metabolic disease currently affecting about 400 million people globally. The etiology of diabetes involves a combination of genetic, lifestyle, and environmental factors. Diet management is an integral part of the management of inpatient as well as out-patient diabetics. Medical nutrition therapy (MNT) is gaining importance in treating diabetic and chronic renal patients. read more »»

It generally deals with the relationship between diet, nutrition, and health outcomes. This is not a basic nutrition therapy; it teaches a patient to use diet to best support their medical condition. Knowledge of medical nutrition therapy, and its importance in managing and controlling various diseases, is important for a dietician, clinician and a practitioner to improve the health of patients.

This expert speaks on “Improving Clinical outcomes in Diabetes: Role of Medical Nutrition Therapy” will describe the importance of medical nutrition therapy.

Who should attend?
All Healthcare personnel, such as

  • Physicians,
  • Dentists,
  • Nurses,
  • Paramedical Staff,
  • Pharmacists
  • Physicians practicing Alternative Medicine (AYUSH)

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • Importance of medical nutrition therapy
  • Nutrient Needs and distribution
  • Leading International Diabetes Nutrition


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.

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