Medical Nutrition Therapy
Take Control of Your Nutrition
If you think MNT could benefit you, speak with your doctor or call Bryan LifePointe Clinical Services at 402-481-6305.
Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) follows evaluation of a patient's nutrition status. This treatment can range from changes in diet to providing specialized therapies.
Treating and Controlling Diseases
MNT is a medically necessary and cost-effective way of treating and controlling:
- Heart disease
- Weight disorders
- Cancer and kidney disease
- Many more
Benefits of Nutrition Therapy
Nutrition as a treatment can speed recovery and reduce the incidence of medical complications, thereby decreasing the number and duration of hospital stays as well as the need for medications, surgery and other treatment.
Nutrition Therapy Services
Services may include:
- Diet history
- Review of lab data
- Diet counseling
- Suggestions for improvement or specialized treatments.
Successful treatment of diabetes, kidney disease and other diseases depends on nutrition assessment, monitoring and therapy.
How to Receive Nutrition Therapy
Dietitians provide nutrition services to patients who are referred by their physician. They work with the medical team to assess your needs and develop a care plan.