Indian Dietetic Association (IDP) organizes community program on the occasion of National Nutrition Week

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Renowned cardiologist Dr. Jagdish Hiremath shares insights on Hypertension and Lifestyle

Renowned cardiologist Dr. Jagdish Hiremath shares insights on Hypertension and Lifestyle

Pune, Sep, 10, 2013: With an objective to create awareness on need and importance of a genuine dietician / Nutritionist and diet in daily life, Indian Dietetic Association (IDA) organized a community program for common public on the occasion of National nutrition week at Patrakar Bhawan. Educating the attendees on Dos and Don’ts of eating habits, Dr. Jagdish Hiremath enlightened people with effects of hypertension and lifestyle on a human being.

Speaking on the occasion, Interventional Cardiologist Dr. Jagdish Hiremath said that, “High blood pressure is about 13% of population and the percentage is increasing.  A good lifestyle by way of controlled weight, correct diet, exercise, salt restriction, stress free life can prevent hypertension and also control hypertension when it has already occurred. Life style changes will reduce the doses required for hypertension and also will prevent complications of hypertension. Thus before and after developing hypertension, life style management plays an important part along with the medical management.”

Aiming to create further awareness Dr. Geeta Dharmatti, President – Indian Dietetic Association – Pune Chapter announced the hosting t of the 46th National conference from12 -14 December 2013. The theme of the conference will be “New Paradigms in Nutrition Practice & Research”. There will be multiple plenary lectures, presentations, and poster sessions on the topic. More than 1500 delegates across the country from diverse field such as nutrition, dietetics, medical and paramedical fraternity are expected to attend this 3 day event.  Globally renowned personalities including Dr. Venkatesh Mannar – president Micronutrient Initiative, Canada, Dr. Raghunath Mashelkar, Dr. Mehtab Bamji will grace the event with their presence. To give complete details, on the occasion, brochure of the upcoming conference was unveiled by Dr. Bhaskarachary, Sr. Scientist NIN, Hyd & National Vice President, IDA. And Dr. Trupti Kamat, Chairperson of the Conference will be held in Vivekananda auditorium of MIT College, Kothrud, Pune.

Archana Rairikar will host the event followed by Ambika Nair – RD, General  Secretary , IDA – Pune by vote of thanks

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