Diabetes Overview and Medical Nutrition Therapy in Diabetes Management

 Course Curriculum

This CME is about educating dieticians treating diabetes patients

  • Chapter 1  Diabetes Overview
    • CME on Diabetes Overview
  • Chapter 2  Medical Nutrition Therapy in Diabetes Management
      • Medical Nutrition Therapy: A Key to Diabetes Management and Prevention
        • Dietary principles for diabetes mellitus
          • Type 1 DM
          • Type 2 DM
      • Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) Recommendations for Diabetes
        • Effectiveness of MNT in Diabetes Treatment and Prevention
        • Difference between Glycemic load and Glycemic Index
      • Nutrition therapy recommendations by the ADA
        • Target guidelines for macronutrients
          • Carbohydrates ? Carbohydrate calculation
          • Fat
          • Proteins
        • Target guidelines for micronutrients
          • Vitamins
          • Minerals
      • Effectiveness of nutrition therapy
        • Balance of energy
        • Optimal combination of macronutrients
        • Eating patterns
        • Evidence for the clinical effectiveness of MNT in diabetes
          • Randomized controlled trials of MNT
          • Randomized controlled trials of MNT combined with diabetes self-management training (DSMT)

     About the instructor


    Prof. Hemraj. B. Chandalia is currently Director, DENMARC and Director, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Jaslok Hospital and Research Center. Prof. Hemraj B. Chandalia did a 1 year Fellowship, Endocrinology and Diabetes at the University of Alabama Medical Center in 1967 and thereafter taught as a faculty (Instructor, later Assistant Professor) at the same institution (1968-1970). Dr. H.B. Chandalia has been an Honorary Professor of Medicine and Diabetes for 30 years at the Grant Medical College, Mumbai and trained both under and post graduate students.

    Dr Mala Dharmalingam is a senior endocrinologist working as Sr. Professor and Head Department of Endocrinology at Ramaiah Medical College, Bengaluru, South India. She is a DM teacher for the last 13 years. She has over 130 publications in peer reviewed journals both national and international. She is an active researcher with more than 150 trials (GCP). She has done many academic trials. Presently she is working on the indigenous artificial pancreas along with Indian Institute of science. Dr Mala has received more than 13 orations including the prestigious PN Shah Oration, MMS Ahuja oration from the Endocrine Society of India and J S Bajaj oration from National Academy of Medical Sciences. She has also received many awards including the BC Roy award, academic excellence award from the MGR University and Economic Times award for the most inspiring doctor. She was Vice President of Endocrine society in 2011. She was also President for the Karnataka chapter of RSSDI in 2003.

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