Nutrition Counseling

Polish Your Strategies with Articles from Dietitians and Other Counselors

Provider Enrollment Services – Insurance Credentialing
Provider Enrollment services for physicians and non-physician practitioners with all health plans nationwide. Access and share your data any time. Source: Provider Enrollment Services Read more
Registered Dietitian Toolkit- Wide World of Watermelon 
You’re an RDN – a highly educated professional with a demanding schedule and an unwavering dedication to improving health through food and nutrition. You make a difference locally and Read more
Hospital Partnerships & Co-branding Opportunities
True You Food loves to partner with bariatric centers & hospitals offering weight loss programs. Multiple levels of partnership & co-branding opportunities. Source: Hospital Read more
Diabetes educators provide tips for choosing useful health care apps
A plethora of smartphone apps offer people living with diabetes assistance in many aspects of disease management, from self-monitoring to communication to dosing and insulin titration. Source: Diabetes educators provide tips for choosing useful health care Read more
NCP Step 4: Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation
The purpose of nutrition monitoring and evaluation is to determine and measure the amount of progress made for the nutrition intervention and whether the nutrition related goals/expected outcomes are being met. The aim is to promote more uniformity within the dietetics profession in assessing the effectiveness of nutrition intervention. Source:NCP Step 4: Nutrition Monitoring and… Read more Read more
Language matters in successful communication
As the language used in interactions with patients can have a significant impact on how they perceive their condition, Diabetes UK has published a position statement addressing how Read more
GROW Model–An Alternative to SMART Goals
The GROW model (or process) is a simple method for goal setting and problem solving. It was developed in the United Kingdom and was used extensively in corporate coaching in the late 1980s and 1990s. Source:GROW Read more
Patient and Clinician Experiences With Telehealth for Patient Follow-up Care
Telemedicine visits may be used with established patients for follow-up care without a loss of patient satisfaction with communication with providers and with enhanced convenience and Read more
The Importance of Creating Habits and Routine
One of the greatest challenges to lifestyle medicine is patient adherence. Lifestyle diseases inherently require lifetime prevention and treatment. Therefore, adherence to lifestyle Read more
Start Here – Functional Nutrition Library
End the overwhelm and feel confident seeing clients with access to The Functional Nutrition Library. Source: Start Here – Functional Nutrition Read more
Negotiation Techniques: The First Offer Dilemma in Negotiations
Negotiation techniques such as making the first offer is a debate among negotiation researchers. Keep reading to learn more. Source: Negotiation Techniques: The First Offer Dilemma in Negotiations – PON – Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law Read more
How It Works | PulseConnect — PulseConnect
Connect with healthy brands. Looking for educational materials, product samples & coupons to share with the people you counsel, coach & advise? Look below to see how it works. Join Today Source: How It Works | PulseConnect — Read more
In Chronic Disease, Patience with Patients Needed
Are you frustrated by chronic disease patients who won’t change their behavior? Maybe being more patient will help, according to Victor Montori, MD, professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic, in Rochester, Minn. Source: In Chronic Disease, Patience with Patients Read more
Motivational Interviewing Application In Working With Patients And Families
This course defines motivational interviewing (MI); identifies the five primary concerns of motivational interviewing; and demonstrates how motivational interviewing can be used to help Read more
Reimbursement Newsletter Archive from the Academy
As a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, you can access the archives for MNT Provider. Well worth the reading when you are trying to figure out how to get paid! MNT Read more
Find Out What Medicare Will Pay For Your Services
Medicare pays dietitians 85% of what they would pay a physician offering the same service.  Here’s where you can look up what they pay in your state. Physician Fee Schedule Look-Up Tool – Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Like much of Medicare’s Online information, it can be overwhelming. The Academy has narrowed it down… Read more Read more
Insurance Billing for Nutrition Counseling–It Starts With Learning a Form
Many private practice dietitians find insurance billing to be an absolutely necessary evil if they are going to make a private practice viable.  The issue is that many or most clients  simply will not lay out cash and take on the paperwork themselves to get reimbursed by the insurance company.  The bottom line is that… Read more Read more
Cultural Diversity in Diabetes- Webinars from JJDI
Upgrade your cultural competencies with these free webinars sponsored by Johnson and Johnson Diabetes Institute. Here are some topics: Diabetes and Ramadan fasting; a challenge or an opportunity Diabetes Management and Considerations for the Indian Culture Serving the Underserved: Understanding the Lower Socioeconomic Population Culturally Relevant Diabetes Management in Latinos Share RD.NutriScape.NET on social media… Read more Read more
Behavioral Change in Diabetes-Webinars from JJDI
We all know that “knowing” and “doing” are separate things.  Johnson and Johnson Diabetes Institute have published some webinars to help us refine our skills in supporting behavior change.  Here are some topics in this series: Barriers to Mealtime Insulin Dosing Engaging the Disengaged: Behavior Change in Diabetes The Art and Science of Patient Engagement… Read more Read more
NutriScape Wants Your Best Resource Links
As fantastic as Google is, it can’t filter out the fluff that we, as dietitians were not looking for. NutriScape has undertaken the massive task of linking one central site to all of the most useful nutrition related resources the internet has to offer. seeks to provide the professional content you are looking for…. Read more Read more
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Depression in Diabetes
Treating Depression in Diabetes (2008) This presentation portrays the results of a study by Paul Ciechanowski, MD, MPH about the effects of depression on diabetes management, ways doctors can identify depression in their patients, and strategies to help the patient. Ch. 1 – “Recognizing the symptoms of depression” Ch. 2 – “The role of depression… Read more Read more
Motivational Interviewing
Introduction to Motivational Interviewing: Simple Strategies for Promoting Positive Behavior Change in Diabetes (2009) Dr. Polonsky presents effective strategies for working with patients who are struggling to follow recommendations and meet goals for their diabetes management. Part 1 – Introduction to Motivational Interviewing Part 2 – Environmental Barriers Part 3 – Directing Part 4 –… Read more Read more
A Patient Centered Approach to Type 2
  Reach MD offers this 15 minute webinar regarding a patient centered approach to Type Read more