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Nutrition and Food Services

Nutrition and Dietetics

Nutritionists and dieticians are qualified health professionals that study, diagnose, prevent and treat health problems at individual level with regards to individuals’ health related issues (diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol) and exercise.

 
The department of Nutrition and Dietetics at RMI offers inpatient and outpatient dietic services. The department is led by qualified nutritionists and dieticians in the field. Diet clinic at RMI offers appropriate nutrition advice to clients and patients. Our aim is to use nutrition and food science to help people improve their health.

  • Ms. Hira Siddiqui – Coordinator Clinical Dietician
  • Ibad Javed-Senior Clinical Dietician
  • Niher Bashir Kakazai - Clinical Dietician
  • iKihkishan Yousaf - Clinical Dietician
  • Palwasha Khalil-Clinical Dietician

1.    Eating disorders 
2.    Food allergies 
3.    Food sensitivities 
4.    Diabetes 
5.    Chronic fatigue 
6.    renal disorders and hepatic disorders
7.    IBS Syndrome 
8.    Malnutrition 

Diet clinic provides a wide range of dietary treatments in different areas of the hospital including

  • Pediatrics
  • Cardiac patients
  • Diabetes management
  • Cancer management
  • Gastrointestinal management
  • Kidney management
  • Food allergies or intolerances
  • Nutritional deficiencies
  • Weight loss or weight gain
     

Malnutrition is common in hospital patients, the dieticians at RMI use a range of assessment techniques to create and review nutritional plans for these patients. Our team of professional dieticians caters the needs of Inpatients who requires special nutritional support through alternative feeding regimes such as enteral or parenteral nutrition.

The aim of treatment is to improve nutritional status to aid recovery and to control damaging biochemistry of the patients. Patients with the need to continue the dietetic services after their discharge from hospital are provided planned dietary chart for proper care at home.

Clinical Timings:

The service is available between 8:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday and  8:00am to 3:00pm on Saturdays.

Diet plays a vital role in developing, managing and preventing diseases. At RMI, a professional team of dieticians at the diet clinic, monitors, assess and optimise nutritional status based on the patient’s current medical condition and nutritional adequacy.
Dieticians assess patients in making proper food choices, answering questions and making suggestions regarding ways to prepare healthy and delicious meals.
Nutritional counseling can help lower the chances of health problems. Adopting a healthy lifestyle changes and improving your nutrition can help reduce the risk factors that lead to illnesses.

Clinical Timings:

The service is available between 9:00am to 4:00pm from Monday to Friday and 9:00am to 1:00 pm on Saturdays.

 

Ms. Hira Siddiqui (Coordinator Dietician)

  • RMI | General Hospital - Basement-1
  • dietician@rmi.edu.pk
  • 091-5838000 Extension no. 3005
  • Monday to Friday (8:30 AM till 9:00 PM)
  • Saturday 8:30 AM till 3:00 PM

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