The SGH Dietetics department service is available for all inpatients and outpatients during their treatment through personalized attention to our patients and families with regards to their diet and well-being in a more professional way.
To promote the optimal nutritional status of patients through medical nutrition therapy.
To promoting health care education through counseling and seminars.
To preparing and serve attractive and satisfying meals under high standards.
Our Services & Specialties support for patients :
Nutrition assessment/healthy eating.
Nutrition support/enteral feeding.
Diabetes and Hypertension
Diets for renal disease
Suitable diets for various gastrointestinal disorders e.g. celiac diseases, IBD, IBS, constipation
Weight and Lipid management
Metabolic diseases which require dietary manipulation.
Diets for neurological diseases e.g. stroke
Diet and arthritis
Diet and Cancer
Pregnancy, Lactating mothers
Pediatric counseling for infants, school going toddlers, adolescents
Disorders of liver, pancreas, and gallbladder
Pre/post-operation diet as per doctor’s advice
Diets for specific patient groups (elderly, children, pregnant women)
Diet for nutritional deficiencies for vitamins and minerals e.g. anemia, hypocalcemia, hyperuricemia etc.
Any others which require nutritional counseling.
Diet Counseling - Inpatients
Daily visit by dietician
Nutritional assessment of all patient at the time of admission and daily assessment thereafter.
Diet planning of meals according to therapeutic needs.
Patient and family education.
Diet Counseling - Outpatients
Walk in or referrals
Advice on dietary instructions to be followed
Physician - Dietician - Patient team approach
Diet counseling is done to the patients according to their physical condition or on the advice of the treating consultant.
Printed diet chart and instructions to the patients after explaining about their diets.