Nutrition & Dietetics

Mrs. Reshma Devjani

Contact Info

+971 4 41 44444

Designation: Clinical Dietician
Specialty: Nutrition & Dietetics
Languages: English, Hindi, Urdu

Core Competencies

Mrs. Devjani’s scope of clinical nutrition services include medical nutrition therapy for:

  • Nutritional deficiency disorders: iron deficiency, B12 deficiency, folic acid deficiency, and more
  • Food allergy and intolerance
  • Obesity and weight management
  • Undernutrition
  • Bariatric surgery pre-op and post-op advice (sleeve surgery, mini gastric bypass), management of post bariatric surgery nutrition complications (dehydration, dumping syndrome, nausea and vomiting, constipation)
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Cardiovascular disorders – hypertension, high cholesterol, dyslipidemia
  • Endocrine disorders – prediabetes, diabetes type 1 and 2, hypothyroidism
  • Gastrointestinal disorders – gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, celiac disease, lactose intolerance, fructose intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulosis, fatty liver disease, and more
  • Post-surgery dietary advice for hemorrhoids surgery, gall bladder removal surgery, bowel resection, colostomy, ileostomy, gastric surgery, and more
  • Kidney disorders – kidney stones, chronic kidney disease (non-dialysis and dialysis)
  • Women’s health issues – polycystic ovarian syndrome, pregnancy, lactation, gestational diabetes, and more
  • Cancer/oncology nutrition
  • Pediatric malnutrition – obesity, growth faltering, nutrition deficiency disorders

Brief Profile

Mrs. Devjani is a Senior Clinical Dietician at Fakeeh University Hospital, Dubai. Her experience spans across specialized nutritional care for diabetes, cancer, weight loss, cardiovascular disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, critical care, renal diseases, pregnancy and lactation, and infant nutrition. Mrs. Reshma is dedicated to educating the patients about healthy diet, lifestyle and behaviour modifications that are appropriate to their therapeutic conditions. She is skilled in evidence based clinical nutrition, data analysis, nutrition education and counselling.

 She is associated with the following organizations as:

  • Member – Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)
  • Member – British Dietetic Association (BDA)
  • Member – Dietitians of Canada (DC)
  • Life member – Indian Dietetic Association (IDA)

Qualifications

  • Certified Registered Dietician from Indian Dietetic Association (IDA)
  • Certified in Bariatric Nutrition from Diabetes and Obesity Surgical Solutions (DOSS), India
  • Master of Science Degree in Foods & Nutrition (University topper), India (2006)

She also has certifications from the following institutions:

  • Certification in Renal Nutrition – Dietitians of Canada
  • Certification in Pediatric Nutrition – Dietitians of Canada
  • American Heart Association – Basic Life support
  • Allurion – Nutritional management of ellipse balloon patients
  • UGC NET Certification for National Eligibility for Lectureship in Foods and Nutrition, 2006

Research & Publications

Mrs. Devjani has the below to her credit:

  • Healthy eating during Ramadan and Ramadan menu – May-June 2019 (article published in Khaleej Times)
  • Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Course (CPD awarded by DHA) – February 2019 – Al Zahra Hospital (Speaker)
  • Nutritional after Bariatric Surgery – December 2017 (Speaker at FM show on Radio Spice)
  • Nutrition and Diabetes – 2016 (Speaker at 101.2 Hum FM show on Radio Clinic)
  • Free cholesterol screening and dietary consultation for Du staff – January 2016
  • Bariatric surgery: A multidisciplinary approach (CPD awarded by DHA) – January 2016 (Speaker)
  • Free cholesterol screening and dietary consultation for community: Guinness World Record event – October 2014

Nationality: Indian

Number of Years of Experience: 8+ years