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Medical Nutrition Therapy

Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) is an essential component of comprehensive health care. Individuals with a variety of conditions and illnesses can improve their health and quality of life by receiving medical nutrition therapy.

Medical Nutrition Therapy includes:

  • Performing a comprehensive nutrition assessment determining the nutrition diagnosis;
  • Planning and implementing a nutrition intervention using evidence-based nutrition practice guidelines;
  • Monitoring and evaluating an individual’s progress over subsequent consultations / visits with the Registered Dietician (RD).

RDS provide MNT and other nutrition services for a variety of diseases and conditions 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
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