• Nutrition Counseling

  • Nutrition Counseling/Medical Nutrition Therapy is the assessment of the nutrition status of a patient with a condition, illness or injury that puts them at nutrition risk. It may include review and analysis of medical, lifestyle and dietary histories, laboratory test values and body measurements.

    • Some nutritional issues addressed by MNT include:
    • Weight management
    • Eating disorders
    • Food allergies
    • GI complaints/malabsorption
       - Celiac disease
       - Crohn's disease
       - Ulcerative colitis
    • High blood pressure
    • High cholesterol/high triglycerides
    • Hypoglycemia
    • Malnutrition
    • Osteoporosis
    • Pediatric feeding concerns
    • Pregnancy complications
    • Bariatric surgery nutrition

    Other Nutritional Services
    Individual counseling and group education classes are also available to help promote optimal health and well-being. Examples of classes available include:

    • Cardiac health
    • Portion distortion
    • Meal planning and preparation
    • Nutrition and pregnancy
    • Sports nutrition
    • Nutrition supplements

    Program Information
    Our services can be accessed with or without a physician's referral. Individual counseling involves one-on-one session(s) with the registered dietitian. MNT therapies often include multiple sessions to enhance learning and achieve the desired results. Insurance may or may not cover nutrition services even with a physician referral. Patients will be responsible for any balance not covered by insurance.

    To schedule an appointment or for additional information, please call (719) 776-3600.  Physician referrals may be faxed to (719) 776-3610.