Enteral/Nutritional

When a person cares for a family member or friend who needs nutritional support – or themselves – they must know the ins and outs of supplies and equipment.

December 10, 2019 | Enteral/Nutritional

Tips for Correcting Tube-Fed Oral Aversion

Most children with feeding tubes develop oral aversions, according to Feeding Tube Awareness.

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November 26, 2019 | Enteral/Nutritional

Dental care for kids who are tube-fed

Children with feeding tubes may need some extra attention
regarding oral/dental care, because children who don’t eat orally at all or as
often typically don’t produce as much teeth-cleaning saliva as other children
do.

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September 25, 2019 | Enteral/Nutritional

Swimming With Lines and Tubes

Is it safe to swim in a pool or a natural body of water like a lake with lines and G-tubes? The answer is a little bit complicated.

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September 25, 2019 | Enteral/Nutritional

Creating An Emergency G-Tube Kit

There are several items G-tube users or their caregivers need to keep nearby in the event of an incident with the G-tube or an emergency.

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September 25, 2019 | Enteral/Nutritional

Caregiver Tips for Tube Feeding A Child At School

Two out of every five patients with feeding tubes are children, so the question of how best to tube feed at school is an important one.

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