Dietitians are professionals who are qualified to assess the nutrition status of patient and translate scientific information about nutrition and food into practical dietary advice. Besides, we conduct Medical Nutrition Therapy based on our client’s health condition. The aim of service is to promote good nutrition, to help lower the risk of certain diseases, to improve quality of life and hence, to aid recovery. Our services are provided to patients (outpatients and inpatients) as well as the community too.

Our services includes:-

  • Pre-diabetes/Diabetes Mellitus/ Gestational Diabetes
    The role of the dietitian in these conditions is to carry out the Medical Nutrition Therapy (lifestyle and diet interventions) which has been found to be able to manage diabetes besides medications. An individualized diet plan  will be given according to the patient’s needs. The dietitian will also assist you in making better lifestyle changes.
  •  Cardiovascular Diseases (Hypertension, coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, cholesterol)
    Many patients with cardiovascular diseases have benefited from lifestyle interventions which include exercise training as well as nutrition counseling. The dietitian will assist you in making lifestyle changes.
  • Cancer (oncology)
    Nutrition plays a very important role in caring for people with cancer. Besides, many cancer therapies may have unpleasant side effects such as nausea, vomiting, constipation, cachexia, fatigue, weight loss and soreness of   mouth and throat. Hence, a dietitian is able to conduct a proper Medical Nutrition Therapy to prevent or minimize the side effects of the treatment and to ensure the patient meets to the required nutrient needs at all times.
  •  Kidney dietary management (dialysis/non-dialysis patients)
    Kidneys functions as a way to remove waste products from the body. However, in kidney (renal) patients, there are some food and drinks groups to be restricted or taken to a minimal amount.  The dietitian will do an         individualized diet plan for you according to your blood profile, current medical condition, nutrition status as well as current treatment.  This is to help you to achieve adequate nutrient needs.
  •  Weight Management (Underweight, overweight, obesity)
    Many studies have linked overweight and obesity to an increased risk of heart diseases, diabetes, cancer and other chronic conditions.

The dietitian is to assist you in your journey to weight loss according to a proper weight management care according to the evidenced based practice.

  • Nutrition Support: Enteral and Parenteral nutrition
  • Nutrition for the elderly
  • Children with feeding problems / growth faltering / selective eating
  • Gastrointestinal disorders e.g. coeliac disease, Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, irritable bowel syndrome (Low FODMAP)
  • Food allergies and intolerances e.g. cow’s milk protein intolerance, gluten intolerance
  • Eating disorders

Other nutrition services:-

  • Nutrition talks/ Workshops/ seminars
  • Food intake analysis
  • Antenatal nutrition talks
  • Corporate wellness programs
  • Collaborate with supermarkets to increase client’s nutritional awareness
  • Healthy cooking demonstration
  • Media appearances – live talk shows, nutrition write ups for magazines and newspapers
  • Sales of medical nutrition products for nutrition support (Tube feeding, oral supplements, meal replacements)

 

Profile of Dietitians:-

  1. Datin Farah Di Ba Khan
    Qualification: Bachelor of Science Dietetics, USA
    Language: English, Bahasa Melayu, Cantonese
    Memberships: Malaysian Dietetics Association (MDA), American Dietitians Association (ADA), Singapore Nutrition and Dietetics Association (SNDA)

 

  1. Mushidah Zakiah Binti Mohad Akran
    Qualification: Bachelor of Dietetics (Hons), IIUM
    Language: English, Bahasa Melayu, Hindi, Punjabi, Arabic (able to understand)
    Membership: Malaysian Dietetics Association (MDA)

 

  1. Judy Ng
    Qualification: Bachelor of Science (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics, IMU
    Language: English, Bahasa Melayu, Mandarin, Cantonese (able to understand)
    Membership: Malaysian Dietetics Association (MDA)

 

If you are referred by your doctor from a medical facility other than Prince Court Medical Centre, kindly bring along the relevant medical records such as diagnosis, medications and laboratory values for the dietitians to prescribe an accurate nutrition therapy for your condition.

To make an appointment with our dietitian, kindly contact Lifestyle Modification Centre

Prince Court Medical Centre.

Opening hours:-

Monday – Friday: 9am – 5pm

Saturday: 9am – 1pm

Tel:  603 2160 3255

603 2160 3242

Fax: 603 2160 0250