Dietetics & Nutrition Unit
Health is a relationship between you and your body. With good judgement and expertise, dietitians provide the best available evidence-based nutrition guidelines for health promotion, disease prevention and management for patients.
Dietitians provide a wide range of services to both inpatients and outpatients. Here are some things a dietitian can speak to you about:
- What food to eat to lower your risk of certain diseases
- Tips for eating on the run
- Ways to achieve and maintain a healthy weight
- Individualised eating plans for medical conditions
- What to eat when you are pregnant
- How to feed picky eaters
- How to read food and nutrition labels
- How to be a healthy vegetarian
- How to make healthy food choices when you have
special dietary needs or a medical condition
(such as heart disease, diabetes, kidney disease
or irritable bowel syndrome), and more
An initial nutrition management will be performed by our dietitian and a nutrition care plan is formulated based on the diagnosed nutrition issues.
Assessment would include but not limited to:
- Height and weight measurement
- Diet history
- Medical history
- Family and social history
Initial visit would take approximately 45 minutes and follow-ups would be scheduled according to your needs.
- Prior to making an appointment with our dietitian, obtain a referral letter from your doctor.
- Call or write in to us stating your preferred date and time.
- Bring along your referral letter and any other relevant medical reports.
The above is not a complete list of all the services we offered. Please consult one of our qualified healthcare specialists for more information.