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Is your Home Health Care Team complete?

By admedical posted on 09-18-12

Posted on 09-18-12 in A D News

Are you working with a Registered Dietitian?  If not, the answer is probably “No”

America’s Dietitians is currently teamed up with over 300 Home Health Agencies to provide the most complete and comprehensive treatment to People With Diabetes (PWD).  Medicare and Private Insurances have considered this preventative treatment necessary to coexist with RNs, PTs, OTs, MDs, Etc.

These are some ways RDs can help complete your TEAM…

  • Teach PWD Carbohydrate Counting, Label Reading and Portion Control
  • Provide you dietary (nutritional) assessments and goals
  • Monitor testing compliance and clinical outcomes
  • Train on proper use of Diabetic Equipment
  • Provide customized Meal Plans for better disease management

Fact:  Medicare already recognizes RDs as Preferred providers of Medical Nutritional Therapy for diabetes

Most physicians are turning to RDs as nutrition experts to complete your TEAM

 

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