The course focuses on implementation of nutritional care plans provided for patients with diet related disorders based on the principles of the nutritional care process. The medical nutritional therapy of specific disorders including diabetes mellitus, obesity, cardiovascular and renal diseases, will be discussed in details.. The etiology, patho-physiology, clinical manifestations and specific nutritional needs of these diseases will be explored. The students will be trained on formulation of modified meal plans for patients suffering from the specified disorders. Pre-req: NUTR 320.