Medical Nutrition Therapy is individualized assessment and education by a Registered Dietitian (RD). An RD is a medical professional and food and nutrition expert with at least a four year college degree, national registration and annual continuing education. An RD can help you: separate fact from fiction regarding nutrition, help you decide what changes would improve your health for the long term and help you develop a plan to implement these changes.
What types of services can I see a Registered Dietitian for?
- Cardiovascular Conditions/Diseases
- Diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational)
- Dysmetabolic Syndrome X
- Eating Disorders
- Food Allergies
- Gastric bypass (pre/post op)
- Gastrointestinal Conditions/Diseases
- Liver disease
- Nutrition Support
- Renal Conditions
- Weight loss/Weight gain
Other conditions may be covered. Please check with your health insurance carrier as to which services and conditions, including how many visits, are covered under MNT. It is the responsibility of the patient to know their benefits prior to the initial appointment. Please bring your insurance card along with referral (if needed) with you at the initial visit along with any pertinent labs you would like to review.
Now accepting: Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, United Healthcare, Tufts, Harvard Pilgrim