MNT is the treatment of a disease or condition through modification of diet which assist in preventing and managing diabetes. It is a component of diabetes self-management education which provides evidence-based guidance. MNT helps diabetic people to modify their diet that meets their individual needs and optimize overall health. It helps to maintain blood glucose level in normal range which reduces risk of various diseases. Furthermore, MNT for people with type 2 diabetes is the education on carbohydrate counting meal-planning which helps to achieve optimal glycaemic control. So start practicing MNT now to manage diabetes!
*Optimal glycaemic control – three month average fasting blood glucose in normal range (80 –130 mg/dl).