1) How will you benefit from seeing a dietitian?
You will benefit from seeing a dietitian when you have liver cirrhosis and want to learn how to modify your diet to manage your liver condition especially if you have one or more of the following complications:
2) The objective of the medical nutrition therapy
The objective is to help you understand your condition and equip you with the relevant nutrition information to modify your diet, optimise nutrition intake and to manage your symptoms and to prevent further muscle, fat and weight loss.
3) What is covered in the session?
During the consultation, the dietitian will perform a detailed nutritional assessment and collect the following information:
The dietitian will then provide you with advice on:
Blood results, body weight, signs and symptoms of disease complications and dietary intake will be reviewed regularly and further nutrition recommendations and relevant information will be provided accordingly.