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Updated evidence-based nutrition therapy practice guidelines for type 1 and type 2 diabetes in adults are available in the Evidence Analysis Library. Research literature was reviewed to document the effectiveness and to provide evidence-based recommendations for RDNs providing medical nutrition therapy for adults with diabetes.
Using the nutrition care process evidence is strong for the effect of MNT on glycemia, improvements in medication adjustments, and quality of life. Reviewed are recommendations for energy intake, individualizing macronutrient composition, carbohydrate management strategies (carbohydrate counting alone and using insulin-to-carbohydrate ratios, food lists, plate method), protein intake, cardioprotective eating pattern, physical activity, and glucose monitoring.
CPE Level: 2
Learning Codes: 5190, 6020, 9020
- Catherine Brown, MS, RDN, CDE
- Marion Franz,
- Janice MacLeod, MA, RDN, LDN, CDE, FAADE
- Deepa Handu, PhD, RD, LDN