GKNM Hospital > Dietetics


"One of the surest ways to a healthy life is eating well"

Food is necessary to meet an individual’s nutritional requirement with right quantity for different age groups, religion, culture and social background as well as for different medical conditions. Smart nutrition choices are a necessary part of our life. Our nutritional care services extend to different age groups.We are a large team of dedicated, qualified Dietitians working for the welfare of the patients, the public and we have a well equipped modernized dietary kitchen to provide therapeutic, nutritious food & beverage services to ensure that the patient receive appropriate nutritional support at all times. Our aim is to establish and encourage good nutritional practices and standards as an essential part of the health.

Inpatient Care

  • Facilitate patients to understand the need for a holistic and therapeutic based diet to provide the maximum nourishment during their hospitalization
  • Deliver nutrition care to minimize food related discomfort and maximize food enjoyment.
  • Health begins from the birth. We give special nutritional care for lactating mother.
  • Special care is given to the Dialysis patients, bone marrow,Cardiac and Renal Transplant Unit.
  • Closely monitor the patients with metabolic disorders, failure to thrive, inborn errors of metabolism, cystic fibrosis, SMA and juvenile diabetes mellitus with specialized nutrition plan to provide special care and regular followup for better outcome and their speedy recovery.
  • Provide special attention in the diet of elderly people to provide adequate nutrition, to improve their nutritional deficiencies and problems to eat right and stay fit.
  • Play an integral role with a great challenge for the patients at Intensive Care Units.
  • Provide enteral nutrition care with an exclusive Laminar airflow room under utmost hygienic conditions.
  • Medical tourism patients are provided with there traditional food with nutritional care.
  • Assist the patients and their care takers at Raksha – Hospice (the place of patients with their end of life care) the best possible diet to keep them nourished and comfortable.

Out patient Care

Render the patients and their family members an individualized nutrition education / counseling in an effective way of all age groups to improve their health and to bring about a healthy life style change. The following schedule is followed stringently by the Dietitians to provide the best of the services to all the patients & their caretakers every day between 10.00 hours to 17.00 hours.
  • Master Health Checkup & Multi Out Patient Units
  • Maternity & Gynaecology
  • Paediatrics
  • Endocrinology
  • Cardiology Group Counseling ( Every Thursdays)
  • Oncology (Radiation)

Support Clubs

Associated with the following clubs of the hospital to provide food education as per the needs and priority of the patients & family members
OncologyCervix ClubEvery first Tuesday of the month
Onco Paediatric ClubEvery second Wednesday, once in two months
Breast ClubEvery last Thursday of the month
CardiologyCardiac rehabilitation clubMonthly once
PediatricChild Care ClubMonthly once
NephrologyRenal Support ClubEvery third Wednesday of the month

We translate the science of nutrition into practical solutions to help individual, family and community to “Feel better and Eat better”

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