Eating healthy is one of the greatest pleasures in life. Being diagnosed with diabetes doesn´t mean that you will stop enjoying your favorite foods. People living with diabetes have the same nutritional requirements as any other person. It is however, more important to plan your meals so that you have better control of your blood glucose.
When there is a diagnosis, the body is not able to properly manage blood sugar (glucose), the main source of energy of the body. By learning how to monitor your levels you can notice if your blood sugar is high or low and prevent negative consequences.
Since you were diagnosed with Diabetes are you constantly worrying about your food choices? It´s time to take control. Clinical Dietician, Hala Tajrine, can teach you how to balance your meals and learn how to choose the healthier option. This may seem hard, but Hala has lots of experience and can help you count carbohydrates, understand nutrition labels and design a meal plan that suits your lifestyle.
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Graduating with a Major in Dietetics from McGill University, Hala brings along a wealth of experience spanning the field of Nutrition and Dietetics. As well as teaching practical skills to help you make smarter food choices, Hala has a particular interest in working with patients who have PCOS, diabetes, hormonal Read more
Education & qualifications
International Growth & Development Conference, Healthy Ageing: Paediatric to Geriatric
September 1997 – Dec 2000
Major in Dietetics (Distinction)
McGill University, Montreal, Canada
September 1995 – June 1997
DEC in Health Science
Vanier College, Montreal, Canada
September 2019 – Current
Member of wellness committee Aflec School
November 2017 – August 2018
McGill Global Ambassador in Bahrain
Nutrition & SHS
An accomplished family doctor and an alumna of University College London and Glasgow University, Dr Kiran Bindra is the first port of call for all medical concerns. Beyond general medicine, she has specific knowledge in the fields of dermatology and psychiatry....Read more
March 2017 – Present
Jumeirah English Speaking Schools, Dubai
September 2013 – October 2015
Southern Glasgow, Scotland
August 2009 – August 2013
Southern General Hospital, Glasgow
Membership of Learned Bodies
Royal College of General Practitioners
Grants & Prizes
BSc Clinical Medicine – Cardiovascular Studies
Jan 2010 ‘Nontraumatic Isolated Acute Thumb Ischemia’ Tayyem R, Bindra K. Journal of Hand Surgery: European Volume 2010 Jan;35(1): 75-6.
Jun 2008 ‘Heterochromic fundi in Diabetes’ Bindra K, Ghosh S, Krishnapriya R, et al. A Journal of the American Diabetes Association: Diabetes- Abstract Book. 68th Scientific Sessions, Friday, June 6 – Tuesday June 10 2008
Dec 2006 ‘Abnormal Haemoglobin Levels in Acute Coronary Syndromes. Bindra K, Berry C, Rogers J, N. Stewart, M. Watts, J. Christie, S.M. Cobbe and H. Eteiba. Quarterly Journal of Medicine 2006 Dec; 99(12):851-62.’
Mar 2006 ‘Haemoglobin Levels in Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Hospital Cohort Study. Bindra K, Berry C, Rogers J, N. Stewart, M. Watts, J. Christie, S.M. Cobbe and H. Eteiba. Cardiac Catheterization and Intervention.’