Clinical Nutrition is a medical specialty dedicated to nutritional correction, education, and also treatment, and care for pathologies and specific conditions.
With distinguished competencies and experience in providing care for diverse nutritional pathologies, Lusíadas Saúde Units contain multidisciplinary teams centered on an individualized approach for clients.
Utilizing cutting edge equipment and technology to assess patient’s nutritional status, maintain good hygiene and safe eating practices, teams seek to elaborate nutrition plans and hospital menus which meet client expectations.
Areas of Interest
Obesity/Overweight/Underweight; Type 1 and 2 Diabetes Mellitus (closely linked to Endocrinology); Dyslipidemia (elevated cholesterol, elevated triglycerides); Gastro Nutrition: Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's Disease, Ulcerative Colitis), Celiac Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (namely low-Fodmap diet), Diarrhea, Constipation, Liver Diseases; Pediatric Nutrition namely childhood obesity, type 1 diabetes mellitus; Food in pregnancy
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