Commenced in January 2016 - places still available.
Muscular Dystrophy Ireland is hosting a basic healthy eating education and weight management programme as appropriate to adults with restricted mobility. This programme began on 20th January 2016 and will run on the third Wednesday of every month until October 2016. The sessions are dietician lead, interactive and educational and are for a maximum of 2 hours in duration, with MDI providing a facility where people can get to weigh themselves if they so choose. The dietician can give each person their own food plan as appropriate to them. MDI have a ceiling hoist weighing scales, a conventional scales and a chair scales.
Dr. Kevina Cardiff, the dietician who is facilitating the programme, specialises in Diabetes, cardiovascular problems, obesity, and weight-management. Kevina’s approach in all dietary intervention focuses on empowering the participant, hence the practice slogan ‘Take control of your health through nutrition’.
Dr. Cardiff worked on and completed her Ph.D. in the area of neuromuscular research in the Neuromuscular Unit Hammersmith Hospital London. She delivers talks and training on many aspects of nutrition in many different work place settings. Dr. Cardiff enjoys teaching and training and aims to deliver training which is specific to the group needs and which will involve the group throughout.
Third Wednesday of every month
MDI Offices, 75 Lucan Road, Chapelizod, Dublin
There are still some places available so if you are interested in attending please contact Margaret on:
(01) 6236414 or 086 3834426.