ProHealth Medical Clinic welcomes Joanne Lee, Registered Dietician.
Joanne Lee graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an honor degree in Bachelor of Science (Food and Nutrition). She underwent further training in England, obtained her license as a registered dietitian (RD) in 1995 by completing the post-graduate diploma with internship in Nutrition and Dietetics. She was then selected to be a member of the dietetic team at the University of Hong Kong teaching hospital (Queen Mary Hospital), specializing in pediatric, cancer, as well as chronic kidney diseases.
She returned to Canada and obtained her Canadian RD qualification in 2006. Besides providing private dietetic consultation, she is also a part-time practicing dietitian at a long-term care facility.
Joanne believes that a full dietetic consultation is the key to success in promoting a healthy eating habit. She will provide individualized nutritional counseling with a reachable goal for all of her patients. A healthy diet with patient’s preference, eating habit, health condition and ethnic background will be taken into account. With Joanne’s step-by-step guidance, a healthier lifestyle can be achieved, aiming to delay the onset of and improving patient’s condition in chronic illnesses such as high blood pressure, elevated cholesterol, diabetes and obesity.
Joanne will provide individualized nutritional counseling with a reachable goal for all of her patients. A healthy diet with patient’s preference, eating habit, health condition and ethnic background will be taken into account. With her step-by-step guidance, your diet can be changed to promote health, prevent illnesses and manage chronic disease.
She will deliver a wide range of nutrition counseling including:
- Healthy eating
- Failure to thrive / good eating habits for children
- Nutrition for aging and persons with swallowing difficulties
- Chronic heart conditions (including patients with elevated cholesterol, high blood pressure)
- Digestive diseases such as irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease, celiac disease
- Chronic renal and liver disease
- Weight management
- Pre-diabetes and diabetes management
Joanne is a member of the Pro Health Medical Clinic based in North York, Toronto. For questions and appointment, please contact 416-222-0660. Joanne is fluent in English and Chinese.