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Clinical Nutrition

Clinical Nutrition Treatments In Kochi.

The department of Clinical Nutrition at VPS Lakeshore supports the health of patients by providing nutrition screening, assessment, intervention, and counseling. Managed by a team of well-qualified dieticians, the department offers its services to both in-patients and outpatients.

The patients’ clinical conditions are highly considered, according to which special diets are planned. The diet kitchen here, is run by hospital’s own Food and Beverages Department, in order to serve well-balanced diet.


Key Highlights


  • Individualized diet counseling for diabetes mellitus, blood pressure, heart disease, kidney disease, liver disease, uric acid, pancreatitis, Crohn's disease, cancer etc.

  • Nutritional supports for tube feeding patients.(Enteral Nutrition)

  • Weight reduction, personal diet and fitness programme - based on healthy food choices and active lifestyle.

  • Special diet consultation for Pre and Post Multi Organ Transplant patients.

  • Nutrition education in Public Health Camps.




Manju P George

Chief Dietitian

Qualification

Other Information

Services

  1. Clinical Nutrition OPD Services (Diet and Lifestyle consultation, follow up).

  • All specialities

  • Onco Nutrition package, Radiation Oncology OPD

  • Gastro Nutrition OPD

  • Diabetic and Overweight consultations

  • Joining with Head and Neck Institute for Swallowing therapy sessions for

  • patients

  • Pediatric and Maternal nutrition

  • OPD- Executive check up

  2.     Lactation counseling services

  3.    Obesity nutrition consultation - individual specific- and follow up

  4.    IP services-Diet consultation, diet modification-condition specific

  5.    Bariatric surgery follow up

  6.    Enteral diet planning and family education for specific patients

  7.    Group education sessions for out patients (Pediatric, OB-Gynae, Dialysis)

  8.    Internship facilities for aspiring nutritionists:

         - Registered Dietitian(RD) internship

         - Regular internship

  9. Organizing workshops and TOT for Dietitians and health professionals

 10. Participating in clinical nutrition updates for staff empowerment


Manju P George

Chief Dietitian

News & events

16

Oct

VPS Lakeshore Performs the State’s First Artificial Heart Transplant

Kerala’s first ever Artificial Heart Transplant successfully performed by the Cardiothoracic Surgical Team of VPS Lakeshore, Kochi.

12

Oct

VPS Lakeshore Medical Centre Launched at Calicut

VPS Lakeshore's Medical Centre was officially launched at Calicut as the new venture was inaugurated by Hon. Minister P. A Muhammad Riyas and Mayor Dr. Beena Philip.

11

Oct

Inauguration of VPS Lakeshore Medical Centre Calicut

VPS Lakeshore's Medical Centre at Calicut was inaugurated by Hon. Minister P. A Muhammad Riyas and Mayor Dr. Beena Philip.

24

Sep

Dieting the Healthy Way

Find VPS Lakeshore's Chief Dietician Dr. Manju P George's article about the diet for good health published in Kerala Kaumudy Azhchapathippu

13

Sep

VPS Lakeshore's Successful Feat of Liver Transplanting

VPS Lakeshore conducts yet another successful Liver Transplant Surgery in a six-month-old baby hailing from Lakshadweep, who went through the condition of biliary atresia.

07

Sep

VPS Lakeshore's Contribution at the AAOS 2021

A Study from VPS Lakeshore hospital presented at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons meeting in San Diego (Aug 31 to Sep 3, 2021)

03

Sep

VPS Lakeshore Saves Covid Patient with Brain Haemorrhage

VPS Lakeshore's timely intervention with advanced lung support system has saved Ram Naresh, a 34 year old Covid patient who had Brain Haemorrhage along with internal lung bleeding.

03

Aug

The Mom's Gift: A Successful Liver Transplant Surgery

Little Fathima's liver disease gets cured with a part of her mom's liver transplanted in her.