Aditya Birla Institute of Dietetics
Dr. Geeta Dharmatti
| Ms. Mrinal Pandit|
| Ms. Aarti Bhalerao|
| Ms. Palak Pathak|
The institute of Dietetics is a state of art set-up with clinical approach towards diet and has highly skilled dieticians.
It has different specialized units to give best service and ensure the best results.
Obesity clinic Unit -
Aditya Birla Memorial Hospital Obesity clinic – Aims at Scientific Approach towards Obesity Management. It strongly believes in eating sensibly, combined with appropriate exercise is the best solution for a permanent weight loss. Weight loss necessarily means fat loss. The body composition analyzer helps to detect the different factors which contribute to the total body weight. These components are – Skeletal Muscle Mass, Fat Mass, Fat free mass, Body water, % body fat and BMR. This is done day one of the start and the programme is designed keeping the individual requirement in mind. The overall of goal of the program is to reduce the fat mass, % body fat and improve BMR and skeletal muscle mass. This results in long term weight loss. The diet and exercise combination is designed as per the body composition analysis of the patient.
The programme also gives the details of the menu with the low calorie recipes. The detoxification programme keeping in mind of the patients status is also done.
The team obesity clinic comprises of physician, dieticians and physiotherapist. They take the collective responsibility for the weight –loss or fat loss of the individual. The program is designed so that it is healthy weight loss and overall fitness.
Pediatric cases of childhood obesity, Infertility, Diabetic and cardiac management with Obesity and other obesity related clinical diseases management are also handled efficiently in the clinic. It can boast of pioneering the type of obesity support group one of its own first kind in the city.
ICU Nutrition Unit
Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition planning is the important aspect of this set up. The trained dietician staff involves the holistic nutritional management approach to the patient care. Special attention is given to avoid malnutrition or weight loss of the patient, Daily nutrition needs are calculated and tailor made as protein and non protein calories for each patient according to clinical needs of the patients.
Diabetic Nutrition Unit
Diabetic care unit manages the dietary requirement for all types of diabetic patients. Specific tailor made diet charts calculating the carbohydrates and calorie requirements keeping in view of the drugs, insulin and stage of diabetic nature.
An individualized program is designed to achieve specific goals in regard of glycemic control.
We provide innovative, collaborative, supportive treatment that is focused on the needs of the individual patient resulting in increased independence and quality of life with diabetes.
Cardiac Nutiriton Unit:
In this the Nutrition goals are mainly met by taking care of obesity and the calculating the nutrition requirement based on the clinical condition. The type of fat and the micronutrient management of the diet is efficiently done by the dietetics team.
Nephrology Nutrition Unit:
All the dialysis patients and renal failure patients require a specific nutrition program. Renal Nutrition caters to the individual kidney patients requirement and plans a tailor-made diet chart. It also involves teaching the patient to minimize the potassium in the diet, calculate the protein of the food. The calorie intake of the patient is calculated as per the requirement of the patients.
Mother and Child Care Nutrition Unit:
Every pregnant lady needs high nutrition support. The efficient dietetics team charts out the requirements and converts it in to the dietary intake as per the ladys likes and dislikes. This includes the food list rich in calcium, iron and protein. The gastric complaints like constipation. Nausea and others are efficiently handled by the dietetics team with out hampering the nutrition of the mother at that stage. The antenatal classes are conducted in the hospital where the nutrition sessions are an integral part of the session.
Lactating mothers dietary requirements are well charted keeping in mind the requirements of the patient. The post-natal diet includes required amount of nutrition with right calories to take care of the nourishment of the baby without causing increase in maternal weight
Other therapeutic Nutriton Unit:
Nutrition or diet is an integral part of human life. We have specialized in all therapeutic clinical nutrition field. For eg: gastroenterology, neurology, pediatrics etc.
Corporate Nutrition Programmes:
Programmed which emphasizes on higher awareness, lifestyle management and specific condition related nutritional guidance. We aim to cover the over canteen and individual dietary management of employees in a particular company. Highlights of the program are Kitchen hygiene of the canteen, supervision of the planning of the menu keeping nutrition in mind, education to kitchen staff of cooking techniques, and individual diet charts. We also give training in healthy eating for a corporate section.