Institute for Personalized Therapeutic Nutrition (IPTN)

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Institute for Personalized Therapeutic Nutrition (IPTN)
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Continuing Medical Education hours

Institute for Personalized Therapeutic Nutrition (IPTN)


Accepting new patients?
Yes, patients/clients
Roles - Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) Treatment Team
Healthcare Provider (Tailors treatment to individual needs), MNT informed Clinician (Collaborates on nutrition guidance), Prescriber (Manages medication adjustments), Metabolic Health Coach (Facilitates dietary & lifestyle changes)
Medical conditions:
General metabolic health, Diabetes, Type 2, Diabetes, Type 1, Obesity / Metabolic Syndrome / Insulin Resistance
Medical Nutrition Therapies
Therapeutic nutrition, evidence-based
Metabolic Health - generalist, Nutrition
Virtual or In-person?
Office Address
British Columbia

 IPTN prepares health professionals to safely prescribe therapeutic nutrition. Includes all nutritional approaches with evidence-base for treating chronic disease. Their annual report is an excellent read. Active, curated discussion among clinicians. This Canadian charity makes all its information available for free.

Professional Education

What is Therapeutic Nutrition?

Therapeutic nutrition is a way for people to use personalized evidence-based eating strategies to reduce or reverse specific chronic conditions or symptoms of a chronic disease.

IPTN'sAnnual virtual conference

  • Type 1 Diabetes (2022)
  • Diabetes remission (2020 & 2021)

Community of Practice

  • Free on-line forum for practitioners and advocates.
  • Type 2 Diabetes Network resources. Part of British Columbia's Patient Safety & Quality Council

Professional training & certifications 

  • Level 1: Foundations in Therapeutic Nutrition - 12 hours
  • Level 2: Skill Building Workshop in Therapeutic Nutrition - 6 hours

Selected research articles

Monthly Webinars

Over 3 years of past webinars.

Diabetes Remission (is) Possible 

Excellent, free consumer education resource developed with public funding and Canadian government support.

IPTN's Annual Report

Insightful Overview of their first 6 years.


Cecile Seth | November 3, 2022
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