• Ernährungsmedizin
  • Ernährungsmedizin
  • Ernährungsmedizin

Nutritional Medicine

The team of the nutritional medicine department of university medical center Knappschaftskrankenhaus Bochum consists of professionally qualified staff members. They give advice to patients regarding specific nutritional needs based on their diseases or if a dietary change can successfully treat an illness itself. In this way individual dietary consulting can increase the quality of life significantly.

This includes competent and reliable information regarding the following topics:

  • obesity
  • pancreatic illnesses
  • high blood pressure
  • chronic inflammatory bowel disease
  • diabetes
  • dyslipidemia
  • gout
  • short bowel syndrome
  • nutritional allergies and intolerances
  • Lebererkrankungen
  • malnutrition
  • gastric and bowel diseases
  • gastrectomy
  • kidney diseases
  • parenteral nutrition
  • enteral feeding (enteral nutrition)
  • cancerous diseases
  • celiac disease
Classes are offered in:
  • diabetes (type 1 and type 2)
  • patient-run coagulation control for those who take coagulation inhibitors

Consultations are offered regarding:

1. stationed patients and their relatives

  • as a prescription by doctors
  • on demand by appointment

2. outpatient patients and their relatives

  • patients who are treated in one of the hospital’s practices
  • privately insured patients, self-pay patients and members of Knappschaft-Bahn-See