Ms Tabassum Kabeer




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About me

I have 29 years of continuous and rewarding service in the N H S,
I qualified with a Nutrition and Dietetics degree in 1988 with further qualifications.
I have a great deal of experience in the following:
Weight loss,
Childhood obesity,
Ethnic Diets,
Weight gain and Nutrition Support,
Care of the elderly ,
Bowel disorders,
Women's and Men's health,
Group Education,
 My Key skills and work experience include:
Group education programs  : Asian Type 2 Diabetes (able to speak URDU and Hindi ASIAN DESMOND), Type 2 Diabetes education in Lincolnshire (spotlight) and in Wales ( DESMOND), lipid lowering, impaired glucose tolerance, cardiac rehabilitation, junior doctors, nurse education tutorials on wards / at school of nursing, diet chefs to enable them to pass specialized diets course, pregnancy, mother and baby , schools,  elderly and weight loss groups (L U T U lighten up tighten up, MEND 4-7 yr. old and 7-13 yr. old and Slim for life)​
Media work in 2006 was a guest on the BBC wales radio with Jamie Owen for advice on weight loss for adults, questions and answers session and salt reduction for children.
Clinical  I have worked in specialist posts in Paediatrics , Diabetes, Nutritional support, Care of the elderly, Liver and renal disease, antenatal, health promotion and community dietetics. Recently worked as a part-time senior GP Dietitian seeing a wide variety of clients. Now working in adult weight management for the
N H S, as well as privately establishing a clinic with the living well health club in Newport Hilton Hotel. Also reaching out to a wider client base through weekly on-line Skype clinic.
Advice for the ethnic minority- throughout 27 years as a Dietitian, able to use my bilingual skills (understands Urdu/Hindi) to address the nutritional needs of the ethnic minority in both 1:1 consultation and group setting. In 2014 was nominated for the Welsh Asian women achievement award.

Producing up-to-date nutrition resources for my clients in - Diabetes, infant feeding, healthy eating, pregnancy, Pre-diabetes, specialized diet information for hospital chef and nurses. Recently produced "Impaired glucose tolerance”, “The Ramadan food guide" and "How to gain weight". In the past helped produce Gwent infant feeding guidelines, as part of a team won the
B D A national competition for the production of healthy eating on diabetes 1992, published booklet on healthy eating in pregnancy, Healthy eating, stroke, post MI and angina, HIV and Asian weight reducing.
Nutrition support- Throughout my clinical experience I have seen patients requiring nutritional support in hospital, community at G.P surgeries, home visits and nursing homes. I have been involved in training carers and nurses on the MUST tool, recognising at risk patients and educated and implemented methods such as the red tray system for the high risk patients in hospital , educated both hospital and nursing home nurses, hostesses and chefs.
Continuing professional development in: gastrointestinal disorders, low FODMAP diet, nutrition support, diabetes, obesity, cognitive behaviour therapy, Motivation, learning disability, mental health and eating disorders, sports nutrition, cancer and clinical supervision.
I am known for a friendly personality that puts patients, from varied background and cultures, at ease. My advice is Patient centred.
My goal is to engage with you and help  you address your health issues:
>to show you how eating healthy can be fun cheap and good for your health, 
> share my knowledge on specialized diets,
> I do not promote any one brand but encourage food industry to sell products that are good for health,
> I love to teach in a group and cause a ripple effect,
> I can help you find your inner motivation to stay committed to your goals . I'm not here to judge you but work in partnership evoking new possibilities for you.

Areas of interest

weight loss;type 2 diabetes;cholesterol lowering,weight gain and nutrition support;bowel problems,low fodmap diet ;womens health;mens health;ethnic diets;group education;healthy eating;cookery demos and corporate work

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    Initial dietitian treatment session - (1-5)

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