Department of Nutrition & Preventive Medicine
Department of Nutrition & Preventive Medicine delivers expert care centered on medical nutrition preventing the occurrence of lifestyle related disorders and promoting overall well- being.
Continental Hospitals' experienced team of Nutrition and Dietetics facilitate patents to understand the need for a holistic and therapeutic based diet. The doctors exercise a balanced approach of combining palatability of foods with measured quantities of intake to ensure maximum nourishment. The team has wide experience in treating congenital metabolic disorders, numerous Gastroenterological diseases along with supplementing weight management, cardiac diets, and diabetic diets and even hypoallergenic diets as well. The aim is to establish and encourage good nutritional practices and standards as an essential part of the health care provided.
Technology at Department of Nutrition & Preventive Medicine
Alcoholic De-addiction Programmes: Alcoholic De-addiction Programme is a rehabilitation center helps addicts in the recovery process. Use of discipline, creative & constructive routines and psychological treatment methods are the salient features. The addicts are helped to analyze themselves, confront defensive behavior and learn coping patterns. The duration of the patient's stay may vary from 34 days to 6 months.
Anti-smoking Counseling: The doctors at Continental Hospitals use several techniques to counsel anti-smoking practices for the addicts.
Nutrition Counseling for Children and Adults: Doctors in Continental Hospitals helps parents develop nutrition programs for infants and toddlers. In addition to creating nutritional meals, parents learn how to establish daily, balanced routines and if necessary, effect behavior change for eating habits, snacking and medical issues. Family Nutrition educates families on eating healthfully using age appropriate activities and nutrition counseling that all members can benefit from.
Bariatric Surgery for Obesity: Bariatric surgery is a weight loss surgery includes a variety of procedures performed on people who have obesity. Weight loss is achieved by reducing the size of the stomach with a gastric band or through removal of a portion of the stomach referred as sleeve gastrectomy or biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch or by resecting and re-routing the small intestine to a small stomach pouch referred as gastric bypass surgery.