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Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT)

Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT)

This is therapeutic approach to treating medical conditions and their associated symptoms via the use of specifically tailor made diet devised and monitored by a registered dietician.

Medical Nutrition Therapy includes:

  • Performing a comprehensive nutrition assessment including weight, height, BMI ( Body Mass Index), review of laboratory reports determining the nutrition diagnosis
  • Planning and implementing a nutrition intervention using evidence-based nutrition practice guidelines
  • Monitoring evaluating an individuals progress over subsequent visits with the RD.

RD provides MNT and other nutrition services for a variety of diseases and condition including:

  • Cardiovascular Diseases: hypertension, dyslipidemia, congestive heart failure
  • Diabetes: Type 1, Type 2, Gestational
  • Disease Prevention: general wellness
  • GI Disorders: celiac disease, cirrhosis, Crohn’s disease
  • Immunocompromise: food allergy, HIV/AIDS
  • Nutritional Support: oral, enteral, parenteral
  • Oncology
  • Pediatrics: infant/child feeding, failure-to-thrive, inborn errors of metabolism
  • Pulmonary Disease: COPD
  • Renal Disease: insufficiency, chronic failure, transplantation
  • Weight Management: overweight/obesity, bariatric surgery, eating disorders
  • Women’s Health: pregnancy, osteoporosis, anemia
  • Food Allergies and intolerance