Medical Nutrition Therapy FAQ
What is MNT?
Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) is a therapeutic approach to treating medical conditions such as diabetes and their associated symptoms through the use of individually formulated nutritional and lifestyle changes recommended by a Registered Dietitian. If you'd like more info, check out this helpful blog post!
What are the benefits?
There are many benefits of MNT! Health benefits include weight loss, lower A1c levels, management of symptoms, prevention and delay of complications. Financial benefits include healthcare insurer savings through prevention and reduction in medical costs due to diabetes management.
Are there any costs?
No! Medical Nutrition Therapy is 100% covered by Medicare and some PPOs as part of a multi-disciplinary approach to diabetes care. Pre-diabetes is not yet covered.