Medical Nutrition Therapy


Houston Methodist’s medical nutrition therapy program provides prescribed nutritional education and counseling as part of treatment for an illness or diet-related condition such as diabetes, obesity or liver, heart, kidney or gastrointestinal disease. Licensed clinicians provide one-on-one instruction and follow-up sessions as needed.


The program includes:

  • An individualized treatment plan that meets your health and dietary needs
  • In-depth lifestyle change counseling and coaching
  • A detailed evaluation sent to your doctor with a prescribed care plan and proposed follow-up care


To qualify, patients must be:

  • At least 18 years old
  • Referred by a doctor – insurance may cover the program

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