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Anjali Nakra, MBBS, DipISLM 

Dr. Anjali Nakra graduated and completed her Diploma from Maulana Azad Medical College and associated LNJPN Hospital, GB Pant Hospital and Guru Nanak Eye Centre, New Delhi. She worked with the Ministry of Health, Abu  Dhabi, UAE, following which she started a Family Practice in Delhi. She has done various certifications in Evidence-based Diabetes management, Clinical Research methods, Fundamentals of Mind body Medicine, Motivational interviewing etc. She is certified in Obesity management from the World Obesity Federation.  She has special interests in Obesity and Behaviour Change. She is a member of Indian Medical association, Delhi Medical Association,  ACLM and Indian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ISLM),  and has been the past Secretary, and Executive Committee member of ISLM. 




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