Author: Dr. Priyanka Chakravarty Indu

Dr Priyanka Chakravarty Indu is an expert in Nutrigenomics. Dr Priyanka is an expertise in individualizing nutrition to attain controlled sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. Dr Priyanka has been trained by the American Association of Continuing Medical Education. Dr Priyanka has 14 years of teaching, research experience out of which 7+ years counting under clinical experience. Dr Priyanka has an experience as a Nutritionist for various organizations like CureFit, Airforce, Bangalore Diabetes Centre, a unit of M.V Diabetic Hospital (WHO Collaborated Centre for Research, Training & Education in Diabetes), Chennai. Dr Priyanka has also worked as a Research Nutritionist in Life Style Disease Research Centre,Airforce. Dr Priyanka has delivered sessions on life style management in various Pharma companies and other corporate firms. Dr Priyanka has been a life time member of IDA.

Education

  • PhD in Human Nutrition, Food Technology, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand, 2003
  • M.Sc. in Food & Nutrition from I.T College, Lucknow University, 2001
  • B.Sc.in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics, I.T College, Lucknow University, 1998

Experience

  • July 2017- Present, Senior Health Coach at Breathe Well-being, Gurugram
  • Dec 2016 – Jul 2017, Clinical Dietitian at Command Hospital, Bangalore
  • Mar 2016 – Mar 2017, Visiting faculty lecturer at Command Hospital college of Nursing, Bangalore
  • Aug 2014 – 2016, Clinical Dietitian at M. V. Hospital for Diabetes and Diabetes Research Centre, Bangalore
  • Jun 2011 – Apr 2014, Assistant Professor and HOD, Nutrition & Dietetics at Achariya Arts & Science College, Pondicherry University, Pondicherry
  • Apr 2009 – Jun 2011, Consultant at Vita Foods, Lucknow
  • Aug 2009 – Mar 2011, Visiting Lecturer at Army Institute of Nursing, Guwahati, Assam
  • Dec 2006 – Oct 2008, Visiting Lecturer, Full time lecturer in P.G Dept. & Course Coordinator-P.G.Diploma Dietetics at S.N.D.T College of Home Science, Pune
  • Aug 2006 – Nov 2006, Dietitian at VLCC Health Care Ltd., Lucknow
  • Feb 2006 – Apr 2006, Research Fellow at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Science, Lucknow
  • May 2001 – Aug 2001, Trainee Dietitian at S.G.P.G.I.M.S, Lucknow

Publications

  • Indu S., Ramesh V., Indu PC., Prashad  KV., Premalatha B., Ramadoss K., 2014. Comparative efficacy of cedarwood oil and xylene in hematoxylin and eosin staining procedures: An experimental study. J Nat Sci Biol Med, 5(2), pp. 284-7.
  • Indu PC., 2012. Barley: A functional component in management of Diabetes. Pondicherry Journal of Nursing, Volume 5, Issue 2012.

Diabetes Leg Pain and Cramps: Symptoms, Treatment and Home Remedies

Slow healing of the wounds, heart, and kidney problems, lactic acidosis, and diabetic neuropathy are some complications of diabetes. Leg problems due to diabetes like diabetic foot, leg pain, and cramps are also common in diabetes patients. It occurs due to nerve damage. Often, the increased glucose levels in the blood obstruct the flow of oxygenated …

Diabetic Gastroparesis – Symptoms, Diagnoses, and Treatment

Diabetic gastroparesis is a complication of poorly controlled diabetes mellitus, resulting from dysfunctions of the autonomic and enteric nervous systems. These conditions cause a delay in gastric emptying. They may develop the presence of upper gastrointestinal symptoms, especially: early satiety, vomiting, nausea, anorexia, and weight loss, in addition to abdominal distension and pain. It is noteworthy …