By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 11th September:- Department of Dietetics, PGIMER, in association with Nutrition Society of India, Chandigarh Chapter, organized a Continuing Nutrition Education Program on the theme “Prevention and Management of Kidney diseases”. The program was inaugurated by Prof. Rajesh Kumar, Dean (Academic) PGIMER, Chandigarh.
With a phenomenal increase in chronic diseases like Diabetes and Hypertension, there are large segments of population affected by Chronic Kidney disease. The renowned speakers from PGI & other hospitals like Prof. HS. Kohli, Prof. AK.Mandal deliberated on the co-morbidities related to CKD, preventive strategies to manage kidney stones and knowledge regarding Renal Replacement Therapy was also shared by Prof. Mukut Minz. The metabolic derangement of kidney disease also requires a very meticulous diet planning, which was discussed in detail.
Approximately 300 delegates who included Doctors, Dieticians, Nutritionists and Dietetics Students from Tricity as well as from states of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi participated to make in the CNE.
The Continuing Nutrition Education program was organized by Sunita Malhotra, Chief Dietician and her dietetics team along with Prof S.V Rana convener, Nutrition society of India.