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  1. Medical Nutrition Therapy
    behavioral and lifestyle changes required to impact long-term eating habits and health
  2. Medical Nutrition Therapy includes:
    • 1. Performing a comprehensive nutrition assessment & determining the nutrition diagnosis
    • 2. Planning and implementing a nutrition intervention using evidence-based nutrition practice guidelines
    • 3. Monitoring and evaluating an individual’s progress over subsequent visits with the RD
  3. GI disorders
    Celiac, cirrhosis, Crohn’s
  4. Immunocompromised populations
    • Food allergy, HIV/AIDS, transplant
    • Food safety
    • Interactions with their medications/ medications that compete with vit/minerals
  5. Oncology
    Prevention, treatment
  6. Pediatrics
    • Feeding (lactation), FTT (failure to thrive),
    • IEM (inborn …)
    • ---Glycogen storage disease
    • ---Genetic, cant metabolize something normally
    • ---Picky eating, breast feeding
  7. Respiratory/Pulmonary
    • Cause mucus build up
    • Cause retaining of water
    • Bad cold and have hard time breathing and take so much energy to breath don’t want to eat-Caloric intake decrease
  8. Oral Nutritional Support
    • enteral
    • parenteral

    • enteral
    • (tube fed)
    • Uses only portions of the GI tract
    • **Important not have the whole GI bypassed bc very hard to get back working
  9. Parenteral
    • Bypass whole GI and taken in intravenously
    • Vit, min, water, glucose, electrolytes
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