Mysuru: The Department of Studies in Food Science and Nutrition (UGC-DRS II), University of Mysore and Indian Dietetic Association – Mysore chapter, have jointly organised a UGC – sponsored symposium on “Evidence-based Nutrition for Prevention and Management of Diabetes” tomorrow (Mar.21) from 9 am to 4 pm at IOE Auditorium, Vigyan Bhavan, Manasagangothri, here.
The following experts will deliver talk on various topics:
Dr. M.A.Shekar, Director, Karnataka Institute of Diabetology, Bengaluru, will speak on ‘Evidence-based medical nutrition in prevention and management of diabetes’; Dr.Uliyar.V.Mani, former Professor, MS University and former Director, WHO collaborative centre, Vadodara, on ‘Functional foods for diabetes’; Dr. K. Srinivasan, Chief Scientist (Retd.) and former Head, Department of Biochemistry and Nutrition, CFTRI, Mysuru, on ‘Dietary spices as functional foods in the alleviation of diabetic complications’; Varsha S. Koppikar, Clinical Dietitian, Bengaluru, on ‘Dietary management of Gestational Diabetes’; Dr. Sudha Sairam, Research Associate, St. John’s Research Institute, Bengaluru, on ‘Translation nutrition research for Diabetes management’; Dr. Vivek Srivastav, Fresenius Kabi, on ‘Benefits of scientific feed in critically ill patients’; Dr. Sebastian Bani, Sami Direct Marketing Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru, on ‘Nutraceuticals for managing Diabetes.’
More than 200 delegates from UoM, JSS, Yuvaraja’s college, Maharani’s Science college, Members of IDA, doctors, Practicing Dieticians are attending the symposium, said Dr. Asna Urooj, Chairperson, Department of Studies in Food Science and Nutrition, University of Mysore, Manasagangothri.
For more details contact Mob: 9448489334, according to a press release.