Nutrition and Dietetics

Description

The Nutrition and Dietetics Department at LCMC aims to empower our patients with the skills and knowledge to make healthy dietary choices and reach their nutritional goals. We provide one-on-one nutrition counseling and meal planning for patients with various medical conditions such as weight management, evaluation, advises and nutritional support for patients undergoing obesity surgery. This includes diet instructions before Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Bypass, Gastric Banding, Intragastric Balloon, etc. It is very essential for patients who undergo surgery to understand that strict follow up and attending dietitian counseling are very important not only for weight loss but in order to advise them healthy balance diet rich in vitamins, proteins and nutrients to prevent weakness, hair loss and undesired side effects of obesity surgery.

Besides the above mention, our dietitian counseling also patients with cardiovascular problems, Diabetes, Hyperlipidemia and Gastrointestinal problems like constipation and diarrhea.