“Dr Yeow is a consultant endocrinologist in Loh Guan Lye Specialist Centre, Penang. She has been treating diabetes and other disorders of the endocrine system for over 20 years.
She graduated from Trinity College Dublin in Ireland. She joined a summer camp for children with diabetes as a junior trainee and witnessed the challenge of living with diabetes and the effect of positive empowerment. Her passion for diabetes care grew from there. She completed her specialist training in Diabetes & Endocrinology in the UK and was a consultant endocrinologist in Dublin before returning to Malaysia in 2008. She was involved in international postgraduate diabetes education with the educational department of Steno Diabetes Centre Denmark from 2013-2015. She was an Associate Professor with RCSI & UCD Malaysian Campus (RUMC) from 2012 – 2020 and is currently in full-time clinical practice.
Having worked in different countries with different resources and culture, she is deeply aware of the challenges of diabetes management in other settings. She firmly believes in empowering patients, family and health care providers through effective education.”