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Medical nutrition therapy 323


 
Modulekode MNX 323
Kwalifikasie Undergraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Health Sciences
Module-inhoud

Relationships between obesity, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, insulin resistance and concomitant health risks. Aetiology, pathophysiology and manifestation(s) of type 1 and type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, gestational diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance; principles and practices of medical nutrition therapy of diabetes mellitus integrated with medical/pharmacological treatment; dietary treatment/prevention of complications; dietary adaptations when exercising and life style/behaviour modification. Aetiology and clinical manifestations of cardiovascular; principles and practices of medical nutrition therapy in CVD. Aetiology and clinical manifestation(s) of renal disease conditions; principles and practices of medical nutrition therapy in renal conditions (nephritic syndrome, nephrotic syndrome, acute and chronic renal failure, nephrolithiasis). Nutrient-drug interactions. Metabolic response to acute and chronic stress. Principles of special nutritional care, special feeding methods and products required for injured/critically ill patients. Appropriate practical assignments and case studies

Modulekrediete 28.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites 3rd-year status
Contact time 2 discussion classes per week, 4 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Human Nutrition
Period of presentation Semester 2

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