Our diets affect us in many different ways, from fuelling our growth to helping prevent disease and faster recovery from sickness, what we choose to eat & ways to eat correctly has a big impact on our lives.
SunMed Dietetics & Nutrition Services offers a comprehensive range of medical nutrition therapies, individual diet counselling, nutrition and lifestyle counseling, and preventive programmes that contributes towards a better health, wellbeing, productivity and lifestyle.
Our Service Philosophy (3E’s):
- At SunMed Dietetics & Nutrition Services, we ENCOURAGE our clients and patients to enjoy eating well for health, instead of telling them NOT to eat. We want all to eat right and eat well to improve the health status and maintain good health.
- We EMPOWER our clients to set personal and sensible nutrition goals and help them fit these goals into their work and family commitments.
- We provide EVIDENCE BASED nutrition information and advice. Our dietitians assess the client’s current diet, and apply the relevant scientific research evidence to translate the requirements into easy and practical dietary and lifestyle tips.
Our dietitians provide personalised, practical advice and supports to all in- and out-patients and the community in a professional environment. Our competent diet technicians assisted in monitoring in-patients’ meals especially those on a therapeutic diet by ensuring nutritional therapy is carried out before diet intervention by dieticians is required.
We offer the following services:
- Personalised nutrition assessment
- Individualised diet therapy and intervention
- Monitoring and evaluation of goal settings
Nutrition and diet therapy in the ward
- Nutritional risk screening
- Individualised meal plan for the critically-ill, elderly and patients with special needs
- Tube feeding and parenteral nutrition support
- Nutrition and diet planning for home care
- Healthy eating education at the workplace
- Weight management programme at the workplace-LEAN (short link to LEAN)
- School weight management programme
- School healthy eating education
- Healthy canteen campaign
- Diet and nutritional health talks (small and large group)
- Staff health and nutrition screening programme
- Nutrition workshop on the management of chronic diseases
Group education/ workshop for special needs
- Promote group synergy to achieve goals
- Support group for clients and their family members
Menu Planning and Consultation
We provide professional menu analysis and planning for hotels, child care centres, nursing homes, school and workplace canteens, and restaurants.
We also conduct in-house training for chefs and cooks who cater for guests with special dietary needs.
- Food and nutrition courses for food service providers
- Dietetics and nutrition student placement
We also carry a wide range of special medical nutrition formular.
LEAN Club (Life-changing Education through Activity and Nutrition) offers a structured weight management programme for kids, teenagers and adults. The LEAN approach provides nutrition, exercise and behavioural modification therapy that helps you achieve and maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle for life.
Lau Wai Hong (Celeste)
Senior Manager, Dietetics
MD Nutrition & Dietetics, AUS
BSc (Hons) Nutrition, UKM
Celeste Lau received her credential in BSc. (Hons) Degree in Nutrition from UKM and further pursues her Master in Dietetics & Nutrition from Flinders University of South Australia.
She is a member of Malaysian Dietitians’ Association, member of Nutrition Society of Malaysia. She is currently appointed as MDA Allied Health Act Advisory Committee 2020-2022. She is one of the committee members in Medical Nutrition Guidelines for Cancer in Adults, Malaysia.
She conducts talks, workshops and weight management program to public and corporate, she also conducted talks to doctors, nurses and other allied health professionals. Besides writing journals to some health magazines and newspapers, she also being interviewed by radio and TV stations on health related issues. She is currently the head of department in Dietetics & Nutrition Services, Sunway Medical Centre.
Despite management works, her special interest is in children’s health and nutrition in chronic diseases.
Tan Jie Sin (Jessie)
Assistant Manager, Dietetics
BSc (Hons) Dietetics, UPM
Tan Jie Sin received her credential in Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics from University Putra Malaysia. She is currently an active member of Malaysian Dietitians’ Association (MDA).
Jie Sin started her career as a clinical dietitian in a government hospital in Klang. She then joined a private hospital in Klang Valley prior joining Sunway Medical Centre, working across different disciplines.
She is a practicing dietitian who involves in providing diet counselling, medical nutrition therapy and nutrition support for patients with different diseases.
She conducts health talks to corporate and public, executes educational programs for food services staffs and nurses. She also involved in writing health e-newsletter.
She has strong interests in managing patients in cancer, obesity and cardiac disease.
Saw Bee Suan
Senior Dietitian, Dietetics
Bachelor of Health Sciences Dietetics (Hons), USM
Bee Suan received her credential in Bachelor of Health Science in Dietetics from University Science Malaysia. She is currently an active member of the Malaysian Dietitians’ Association (MDA) and PENSMA.
In her current role as Senior Dietitian at Sunway Medical Centre, she establish, monitor and review the standard nutrition practice guidelines and protocols at Sunway Medical Centre.
She is a practicing dietitian as well who involves in nutrition support, medical nutrition therapy or provides diet counselling, to all age group, from children to elderly, with different health issues and diseases.
She is also a public speakers for corporate companies and communities, panelist for local magazines and radio station.
Bee Suan’s special interest is in managing patients in eating disorder, peads nutrition and cancer care.
Tia Yu En
BSc (Hons) Dietetics with Nutrition, IMU
Tia Yu En received her credential in Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Dietetics with Nutrition from International Medical University. She is currently an active member of the Malaysian Dietitians’ Association (MDA).
Currently, as a clinical dietitian at Sunway Medical Centre, she provides diet counselling and nutrition education. This includes intervention for patients with weight problem, diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, cancer or patients require nutrition support such as enteral and parenteral nutrition.
Her special interest includes medical nutrition therapy for patients with critical and chronic diseases eg. diabetes & kidney disease.
Ng Hi Ming
MSc Medical Science, Taylor’s University
Bachelor of Health Sciences Dietetics (Hons), USM
Mr Ng Hi Ming received his credential of Bachelor of Health Science (Honour) in Dietetics from Universiti Sains Malaysia, and further in master’s degree with Master of Science in Medical Science from Taylor’s University. He is currently an active member of the Malaysian Dietitian’s Association.
Hi Ming first started his career as a dietitian in a community pharmacy. Then, he joined as a research dietitian in a renal nutrition research team for multiple researches and clinical trials. He also conducts public health talks, educational tools development and researches.
As a clinical dietitian at Sunway Medical Centre currently, he provides medical nutrition therapy as in nutritional counseling and nutritional supports for disease prevention; ranges of diseases including diabetes, kidney disease, heart disease, cancer, weight problems, malnourishment, as well as critically ill patients who required nutrition supports with tube-feeding, and intravenous-feeding.
His special interest is in nutrition for kidney disease, critically ill, and pediatrics.
Bee Swen Yeen
BSc (Hons) Dietetics with Nutrition, IMU
Bee Swen Yeen graduated from International Medical University with a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics with Nutrition. She had completed a research on haemodialysis patient who were at risk of malnutrition which subsequently stirred up her interest in chronic kidney disease and dialysis patients. She is an active member of Malaysia Dietitians’ Association (MDA).
“In seeking solution for illness, both medical treatment and nutrition care share a common goal which is to conquer illnesses”. Holding on to this belief, she is serving the various needs of patients' nutritional requirements such as oral and tube feeding plus parenteral nutrition across all categories of patient, either as in- or outpatient. Equally important is the nutritional counselling for patients who are constantly seeking to improve their health.
She has special interest in diabetes, chronic kidney disease and critically ill patients.
Mashitah Sha An Ali
Bachelor of Dietetics (Hons) , UKM
Mashitah received her credential in Bachelor of Dietetics from University Kebangsaan Malaysia. She is currently a member of the Malaysian Dietitians’ Association (MDA).
She started her career as a foodservice dietitian at a government hospital at Kuala Lumpur where she involves in menu planning and monitoring food quality. She also involves in providing training to f&b staffs to improve their understanding on diet at hospital. She is passionate in promoting healthy lifestyle and by providing practical advice about food and nutrition.
She has special interest is in cancer nutrition and critical care.