The First Private Teaching Hospital in South Africa, Johannesburg

Mrs Gayle Landau

Mrs Gayle Landau

BSc Med (Hons) Nutrition and Dietetics [UCT]

Gayle Landau qualified with a BSc (Medical Honours) in Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Cape Town in 1998. She has clinical and hospital experience working with adults. She has worked in the private sector locally and at the Royal Berkshire NHS Trust in the UK. Gayle has medical and surgical experience having worked in ICU, medical and surgical wards. She has experience in the nutritional management of patients with diabetes, swallowing and feeding problems (dysphagia), general gastro-intestinal health problems like IBS, inflammatory bowel disease, colo-rectal cancer and stoma care, artificial nutrition support (TPN/enteral tube feeding) and post-oprative care from gut surgery. She is affiliated to the Wits Donald Gordon Colorectal Unit. Gayle also has a keen interest in the management of diabetes and has completed the Centre of Diabetes advanced course in Diabetes Care for Health Professionals. She has been accredited by EatFitSA to run their IBS/Low Foodmap and digestive health programme (www.eatfitsa.com). She applies principles of mindful-intuitive eating when she counsels and has developed the Restore ME mindful eating programme suitable for individual and group counselling sessions.She is passionate about nutrition and the positive role it can play in optimizing health and wellness.Gayle is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) and the Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA).


Clinical Focus

  • Gastro-Intestinal Health - Irritable Bowel; Inflammatory Bowel; Coeliac And Cancer In Adults
  • General Post-Operative Nutrition Support
  • Diabetes
  • Mindful Eating - Restoring A Healthy Relationship With Food; Mind And Body
  • Dysphagia - Feeding And Swallowing Problems Including Entereal PEG / Tube Feeds

Procedures

  • Discovery Vitality Nutrition Assessments
  • Eatfit Programmes (Www.Eatfitsa.Com) For General Digestive Health
  • Low FOODMAP Diet
  • Restore ME - Mindful Eating - Individual And Group Programmes
  • Home Visits On Request Via Www.Care.Delivery

Discipline

  • Dietetics