Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT)
Texas Neurology offers Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) from a Registered and Licensed Dietitian to improve disease symptoms and quality of life for many of its patients.
MNT provides for an assessment of a patient’s nutritional status, evidence-based interventions to address the patient’s nutritional health, as well as monitoring and follow-up on a patient’s progress. The RD works with you to address issues ranging from weight loss to specific diets for particular medical conditions through behavioral and lifestyle changes required to impact long-term eating habits and health.
Following are some of the conditions commonly addressed in an MNT consultation:
- Weight Management
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Hydration Management
- GI Disorders (IBS, Celiac, Gastroparesis, etc)
In addition to dietary disease management, an RD may also provide education on general nutrition, nutrient-drug interactions, personalized diet plans, grocery lists, and practical planning for day-to-day dietary success.
Medical Nutrition Therapy includes:
- Performing a comprehensive nutrition assessment determining the nutrition diagnosis;
- Planning and implementing a nutrition intervention using evidence-based nutrition practice guidelines;
- Monitoring and evaluating an individual’s progress over subsequent visits with the RD.
Make an Appointment
Existing Texas Neurology patients may request an appointment with our RD from your neurologist or by visiting the Texas Neurology Patient Portal at http://portal.texasneurology.com. Select the “Appointments” icon on the left-side menu and select the “New Appointment Request” link and select the “Medical Nutrition Therapy” appointment type dropdown.
If you are not yet a Texas Neurology patient, you may also ask your primary care physician to refer you.
In many cases, MNT services are covered by your insurance. Please contact your insurance company (member services) directly or check your policy for details. Texas Neurology will file your insurance claim for you, but in the cases where MNT services are not covered by your insurance or where our RD is not in your network, you will be responsible for payment at the time services are rendered.
Please contact our office at 214-827-3610, Option 3, for scheduling or further pricing information.