New York, NY, January 04, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention during the past 20 years, there has been a dramatic increase in obesity in the United States and rates remain high. More than one-third of U.S. adults (35.7%) and approximately 17% (or 12.5 million) of children and adolescents aged 2—19 years are obese.
In response to the dramatic increase in obesity in the United States Keatley Medical Nutrition Therapy has launched in New York City. This private practice is focused on managing existing diabetes and obesity. It is dedicated to the integral component of diabetes and obesity self-management education.
Keatley Medical Nutrition Therapy takes pride in helping clients turn obstacles into opportunities. Keatley MNT has become known for taking on challenging and demanding cases. Keatley interests lie in finding creative, yet sound, solutions for Diabetes management, nutrition education, weight control and behavior modification.
The mission of Keatley MNT is to make people with diabetes and obesity be aware of beneficial nutrition interventions. This requires the use of the best available scientific evidence while taking into account treatment goals, strategies to attain such goals, and changes individuals with diabetes are willing and able to make. Achieving nutrition-related goals requires a coordinated team effort that includes the person with diabetes and involves him or her in the decision-making process.