Medical Nutrition Therapy

nutritional counseling from rome health hospital near rome ny

What is Medical Nutrition Therapy

Medical Nutrition Therapy is an evidence-based process that manages certain medical conditions through what and how you eat. You can learn to eat healthy by delicious foods that fit in your daily life. 

What are the benefits

Medical Nutrition Therapy can:

  • Lower your risk of diseases
    including heart disease, heart
    attack and stroke
  • Help prevent or manage diseases
    like diabetes, heart disease and kidney disease
  • Decrease pain and improve
  • Reduce the need for some
  • Improve energy and mood
  • Help maintain a healthy body
  • Protect against many types of
  • Improve your quality of life

Who should see a Dietitian

There are many reasons that someone should see a dietitian. Below is a list of those who would benefit most by making an appointment with a dietitian:

People with:

  • Diabetes
  • Pre-diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart disease
  • Food allergies
  • Kidney disease
  • Weight gain needs
  • Weight loss needs
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Slow healing wounds
  • GI diseases like celiac or Crohn’s
  • An interest in improving your

Insurance Coverage

A physician’s referral is required for medical nutrition therapy. Some services are covered by insurance plans or Medicare. The Central Scheduling Department at Rome Health will verify coverage before appointments are scheduled. Services are generally covered by most major medical insurance plans. Diabetic services are covered by Medicare. To schedule an appointment, please call (315) 338-7338.

Nutrition Counseling Scheduling

1500 N. James St. Rome, NY 13440


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