As COVID-19 continues to impact our communities and healthcare systems, we wanted to turn our focus this week to how individuals with feed tubes and can stay safe and healthy during the pandemic. The best way to prevent getting the virus is to avoid being exposed from it. However this is a difficult task when … Continue reading Tube Feeds and COVID-19
Protein is a necessary nutrient for building and repairing the body. For a healthy, balanced enteral nutrition regimen, each meal should consist of a source of protein to keep you going! Getting the proper amounts of protein can be difficult, especially when on a budget. This list is full of high-quality protein options that blend … Continue reading Proteins that Won’t Break the Bank
In America it's estimated that food allergies effect 32 million people, including those with feeding tubes. There are many benefits to making your own blenderized tube feed (BTF), or blenderized diet, but one of the most appealing reasons for many is that by making their own tube feed formula, they can guarantee that certain allergens … Continue reading Food Allergies and Blenderized Tube Feeds
Happy New Year's Day! It's hard to believe that 2018 has come and gone! The new year is the perfect time for a fresh start, whether it's learning something new or creating new, healthy habits. Here are our top three viewed Tubie Tuesday posts from 2018: Tube Talk: Feeding Tubes 101 Our intestines are kind … Continue reading Top 3 Tube Feed Blog Post from 2018!
No matter how old you are, a good book can always comfort the mind and the soul. Whether you’re looking for a book for a child that is new to tube feeds or a season expert in the tubie care, these books may give them a sense of comfort or extra boost in confidence. Not … Continue reading 5 Children’s Books for Tubies