Nadeen is a Registered Dietitian with the Dietitians of Canada and the College of Dietitians of Ontario, having completed her Bachelor degree in Nutrition and Food with Honours from Ryerson University in Canada.
She holds a Masters degree from the University of Toronto and Mount Sinai Hospital, where her clinical nutrition research thesis focused on the effects of vitamin D on neurocognitive benefits and insulin resistance in geriatric patients. She also served as a Teaching Assistant for a Nutrition course at the University of Toronto.
She pursued further training at North York General Hospital in Toronto where she gained clinical hands-on experience on the specific nutritional needs of complex and complicated disease conditions across all life stages, from premature infants in the Neonatal ICU to older adults with multiple co-morbidities.
In the UAE, she worked in several centers including Mediclinic Dubai Mall and City Hospital, and was the Director of the Clinical Dietetics and Nutrition Department at the American Hospital Dubai.
Her skills include specialization in Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) and Enteral Feeding (EN) for medical and surgical patients who are severely nutritionally compromised; as well as management of the metabolic syndrome and metabolic disorders including diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, pancreatic, liver, and renal disorders. She is also experienced in mental health and tailoring appropriate nutritional plans. Her assessments include adults, children/adolescents and infants.
Clinical Expertise & Services Offered:
- Eating Disorders including Anorexia and Bulimia nervosa
- Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN) and Enteral Nutrition (EN)
- Metabolic Syndrome, Obesity, Fatty liver Disease, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, PCOS, Bariatrics
- Prediabetes, Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
- Nutritional deficiencies, food allergies and intolerances in infants, children and adults
- Pediatrics, failure to thrive, feeding and growth issues in infants and children
- Gastrointestinal issues and nutritional management including Celiac disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative Colitis, Diverticulitis, Pancreatitis
- Nutrition during Pregnancy
- Metabolic disorders including pancreatic, liver, renal disorders, and mineral metabolism
- Surgical resections and appropriate dietary regimens
- Nutritional management during Cancer, pre/post surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy
- Nutritional management during Kidney Disease and dialysis
- Dietary education on healthy eating strategies to reduce the risk of some cancers, diabetes, heart disease, and to promote vitality