A metabolic disorder caused due to insufficient secretion of insulin hormone causing hyperglycemia. The American Dietetics Association also recognises the integral role of nutrition therapy in overall Diabetes management. Individualized diet plans are great help to patients.
Realistic goals can be set for these patients and their expectation can be properly achieved by proper dietary intervention and with lifestyle modifications.
CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE (CKD) is progressive loss in renal function over a period of time with nonspecific symptoms generally high blood pressure, diabetes and recurrent renal infection are contributory factors. CKD is manifestated in term of anorexia, electrolyte imbalance, oedema and anaemia. This disease can be successfully managed by nutritional intervention
GESTATIONAL DIABETES Is pregnancy induced diabetes affects both mother and the unborn fetus. Due to certain placental hormone, function of insulin is affected causing elevated blood glucose level in women and large sized (macrosomia) babies with other neonatal complications. By regulating calorie and other nutrients then patient’s blood sugar can be managed within normal limits.