The Hospital That Cares
- Centre Of Excellence
Dietetics Department of Santokba Hospital looks after comprehensive dietary care of patients with all kind of diseases since last 10-12 years. The department provides common Dietetics Services like indoor-patients dietary services, OPD dietary services and patient kitchen monitoring. Different diet plans for various diseases like diabetes mellitus, cardiovascular disease, renal disease, epilepsy, hepatic disease, obesity, ketogenic diet and malabsorptive diseases have been incorporated. Major achievements of the department have been research work “Diabetes in India- Nutrition Guidelines” Study (DINGS) by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND). Department organizes nutrition programs like Continuing Nutrition Education on different topics by department head and other experts. Department conducts yearly programs on the occasion of National Breast Feeding Week, National Nutritional Week, World Obesity Day and others. Department also conducts long term & short term internship programs for students.