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Find out how dieticians use dietetics and encourage healthy eating habits to prevent diet-related diseases.
Healthy eating habits and a balanced diet can help to prevent the risk of diet-related diseases and promote health. Changi General Hospital’s dietitians can help.
Dietitians provide dietetic counselling and nutritional intervention to prevent the risk of diet-related diseases and promote health through healthy eating habits as part of medical treatment. If you require a tailored or therapeutic diet due to medical problems, such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and high blood pressure, you will benefit from seeing one of our dietitians at Dietetic and Food Services, Changi General Hospital.
Nutritional information is readily available in various forms throughout Changi General Hospital, such as on our online health library and even on tray mats on which our meals are served!
Our dietitians can offer healthy eating tips and nutritional information even to those who do not have special needs. Dietary assessments are important to establish whether an individual’s diet is adequate and to confirm certain deficiencies. We can also provide dietary advice for health screening.
A typical counselling session with the dietitian will include a dietary assessment of the individual’s dietary intake, interpretation of the doctor’s prescription, confirmation of the dietary prescription and practical advice on how to manage and follow the diet.
Our dietetic counselling services are usually provided to patients who are referred by medical or nursing staff. To make a direct appointment, you will require a referral letter from either a GP or a Polyclinic doctor.
For enquiries, please contact the Dietetic and Food Services Department, Changi General Hospital, Singapore at 6850 4633 / 4632, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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