The Medical Education Department / clinics provide a wide variety of services including nutrition counseling, therapeutic diets, lifestyle consultation, continuous blood sugar monitoring and compliance with diabetic medication, preventing complications, physical activity and literature/ Clinical research.
Lifestyle Medicine & Obesity Clinic:
Obesity is one of the leading co-morbidity associated with Diabetes. The purpose of educating diabetic patients and the general public about obesity and nutritional status is to prevent diabetes and related complications. Obesity Clinic is using highly advanced medical screening equipment for accessing
- Nutritional profile
- Muscle wasting
- Bone mineral content
- Segmental analysis
- Skeletal muscle index
TDC considers itself as a socially responsible organization and a major stakeholder of Diabetes in Pakistan and with the provision of facilities like comprehensive diagnostic, curative and rehabilitative services, The Diabetes Centre also makes sure to give its best to raise disease awareness among the masses of Pakistan because every fourth Pakistani is suffering from diabetes.
The core motive behind TDC Medical Education department is to raise awareness and educate people about diabetes, its complications, and the management of the disease. This will help people to diagnose their condition in the early stages and early diagnosis means better treatment. This will also ensure that people are educated enough to manage their condition and not let it get worse.
Our team comprises of specialized and qualified registered consultants, medical nutritionists/ dietitians, pharmacists and educators at TDC. Diabetes Education Clinic in Islamabad conducts customized and group education sessions with patients and their families.
These sessions are conducted using audio-visual modules and face to face interactions which are based around the core subjects related to diabetes, like:
- Dietary guidelines for diabetics
- Management of diabetes and its complications
- Management of hypoglycemia and hyperglycemia
- Techniques of Insulin
- Lifestyle management
- Counseling sessions for therapeutic mental health
- Myths and misconceptions about disease
Medical Nutrition Clinic:
This department is specializes in therapeutic dietary services and customized portion control services required for our patients. Every nutritional plan is tailor-made for each patient, depending on the patient’s lifestyle, eating habits and medical history. State-of-the-art computer assessment tools are employed in order to precisely determine the fat, lean body mass, and water contents of the patient body, and the patient’s unique basal metabolic rate by the Body Composition Analyzer. This can help to determine the goal of the tailored nutritional plan for the patient. Special nutrition programs include hyperlipidemia, diabetes, eating disorders, hypertension, PCOS, gestational diabetes management, carbohydrate counting and nutritional support required during Hajj and Ramadan.
Extended treatment program service is available as a continuation of the above-mentioned treatments if the patient’s condition warrants it.
For weight management, the patients receive potent behavior modification training and cognitive restructuring in order to remove the underlying causes of excess weight. The department also provides a supervised, patient-specific healthy diet and exercise plan which is designed to achieve permanent weight management.
Research & Certification:
Medical education supervise research & certification programs required for capacity building of health care providers. Call for Research collaboration is open now.
Our doctors include highly qualified male and female practitioners come from a range of backgrounds with a diversity of skills and special interests. Our administration and support staff all have exceptional skills and trained to assist you with all medical inquiries.