Our goal is to provide nutrition education tailored to your individual nutritional needs and to help you achieve a healthier lifestyle. RDs can offer solutions, resources and support through Medical Nutrition Therapy to combat the following:
- Heart disease (high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and high triglycerides, CHF)
- Diabetes including Gestational Diabetes
- Specialty nutrition for cancer, kidney disease and liver disease
- Weight management
- Support groups for weight loss surgery
- Support groups for diabetics
Have you been thinking about changing your diet? Has your doctor told you that you need to change your eating habits? If you need help improving your dietary habits, let the registered dietitians at Garden Park Medical Center help make the changes you have been thinking about to improve your health with Medical Nutrition Therapy.
A registered dietitian (RD) is your nutrition expert. The RD has extensive education in the role of nutrition in disease management and health. The dietitian will assist you in improving your eating habits, tailoring them towards your lifestyle, medical condition and food preferences.
Outpatient MNT is designed to enable you to take control of your nutritional needs. The RD will assist in setting personal goals and creating a plan to improve the quality of your life by providing the education you need. The RDs have specialized knowledge in nutrition and disease management. Some areas of expertise include, but are not limited to:
- Weight Management
- Bariatric Surgery
- Cardiovascular Disease
Typically, the initial session is an hour to fully assess nutritional needs and begin goal setting. Follow up appointments are available from 15-minute to 60-minute sessions depending on your needs.
A doctor’s order is necessary for all appointments. It gives the dietitian the medical information needed to plan an appropriate and individualized counseling sessions, and is also necessary to receive insurance reimbursement.
All of your appointments are scheduled through our central scheduling department*. Fees vary depending on the length of service provided and insurance coverage