​Nutrition Guidelines in Prevention and Management of Cardio Vascular Diseases: Implementation and Evaluation

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Prevalence of Non Communicable diseases including Cardio Vascular Diseases (CVD) is on the rise as 40 million people die of it each year around the world.  Out of this 15 million people die at younger age, between 30 and 69 years, but the worst part of it is that 80 % of these premature deaths occur in middle and lower income group countries including Pakistan.

Nutritional factors play a vital role in heart diseases and stroke causation with disturbance of ratio of saturated to un-saturated Fatty acid.  Inflammatory markers of the vessels initiate the atherogenic processes leading to occlusion and ischemia of vital organs could be modified with diversified Nutritional strategies and hence the atherogenesis.

Along with prevention, variable nutritional factors modify the atherosclerosis and are thus useful in secondary and tertiary prevention of CVD.

Micro and macronutrients as outlined by Nutrition guidelines can modify the outcome of NCD as well​

Date and Time: Friday, November 3, 2017 | 2:00-5:30 pm

Venue: Conference Room 1, Ground Floor, CIME

Director and Co Director:​​

Dr Aziz Jiwani, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine

Dr Rubina Barolia, Assistant Professor SoNaM

Objectives:

To enable the participants to:

  • Briefly discuss the burden of  Non communicable diseases (NCD) especially cardio vascular disorder in Pakistan
  • Discuss the Nutritional guidelines for the primary and secondary prevention of NCD along with medical management
  • Identify the strategies that can be implemented in changing patients' and their families nutritional choices
  • Advocate a counseling model of consultation for educating patients on Nutrition advices ​

Content:

  • Epidemiology of NCD
  • Relation between Nutritional causative factors and ailments
  • Nutritional Strategies in prevention and Management of NCD
  • Food calorie count
  • Obesity and BMI
  • Advocacy for counselling model on Nutrition during consultation​

Who Should Attend?: 

Specialist Doctors related to NCD, Family Medicine Consultants, Primary Health care Physicians, Residents, Nursing Faculty, Practitioner Nurses, Nutritionist, Dieticians, Paramedical staffs, Medical and Nursing Students​

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Note: CME credits will be available

Workshop registration deadline: October 31, 2017

Limited seats available. Seats for workshops will be filled on a first come first serve basis​

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