What is Medical Nutrition Therapy?

Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT), is an evidence-based medical approach to treating certain chronic conditions through the use of an individually tailored nutrition plan. This nutrition plan is provided by a registered dietitian and ARC certified diabetes care and education specialist.

Call 512-483-9595 to learn more about the program and get started.

What You Receive with MNT

    • Meal planning/carbohydrate counting for diabetes
    • Low FODMAP elimination/reintroduction diet for irritable bowel syndrome
    • Nutrition education for cardiovascular issues such as hypertension, dyslipidemia, heart disease, and congestive heart failure
    • Nutrition modifications for chronic kidney disease
    • Assistance with increasing calories and protein for needed weight gain/healing
    • Meal planning for weight loss
    • Gestational diabetes education 

Additional topics covered for people with diabetes by our RD/CDCES:

    • Explanation of what diabetes is and how nutrition and lifestyle factors affect your health and blood sugar control
    • Additional education on diabetes self-management skills
    • Review of your blood sugar monitor results and how it relates to goal blood sugar and A1C values
    • Interpretation of Continuous Glucose Monitor results
    • Personalization of carbohydrate counting and medication timing to improve blood sugar management
    • Physical activity/exercise guidelines to help improve insulin resistance

What to Expect

      • Reductions in A1C levels for patients with Diabetes
      • Lower blood pressure in adults with hypertension 

Please call your insurance company to learn more about your coverage for our services.

Get Started

Request an appointment online or by calling 512-483-9595 to learn more about the program and get started.

Locations & Providers