The Department of Dietetics, JIPMER conducted nutrition awareness programme with a theme –BEAT DIABETES today.
According to a Jimer release here today,Dr. Saka Vinod Kumar, Officer In-charge Departmentof Dietetics emphasised the functioning of the Dietetics department and the nutritious values in the food served to patients of JIPMER in his address.
Dr. S.C. Parija, Director-JIPMER inaugurated the exhibition on ‘Healthy Breakfast Dietary cuisine’ and released the diabetic diet pamphlets. He stressed the importance of Diet in managing Diabetes in his inaugural address. He mentioned that Diabetic clinic in JIPMER functions with a Multidisciplinary Team which address various issues of patients and ensures Comprehensive health care approach.
Dr.J.Balachander, Medical Superintendent, JIPMER presided over the function and stressed the importance of confidence and motivation by patients to live with diabetes and beat it.
Dr. Sadish Kumarkamalnathan, Associate professor of Endocrinology delivered a speech on ‘Personalized Therapy of Diabetes’. Mrs. Madhavi, Senior, Dietician besides Diabetic patients and their caregivers in large number, staff and students participated in this event.