Medical Nutrition Therapy
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
How much can I expect to pay for these services?
Fees are based on time spent with the dietitian. Initial visits are usually 1-1 ½ hours. A minimum of one 30-45 minute follow up visit is usually recommended.
Most health insurance carriers will cover a part or all of medical nutrition therapy services with a doctor referral. Check with your insurance company for specific benefits coverage. Self-pay options are also available. Please call (254) 202-3952 for our current rates.
How can I make an appointment?
Begin by talking with your doctor about a referral for medical nutrition therapy. To schedule an appointment for nutrition services please call Contact: Sommer Owens, MS, RD, LD at (254) 202-3952.