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Feeding Tube FAQ

What is a feeding tube, and why might you need one? A feeding tube delivers a nutrient feed directly into the stomach, allowing an adult

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Duchenne Nutrition Timeline

As Duchenne progresses, nutritional issues also change. During childhood, especially when steroids are used and at the time when children start using a wheelchair, there

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How to Eat a Healthy Diet

In general, adults with neuromuscular disorders should strive to have a healthy diet balanced in energy, protein, fluid, calcium, vitamin D, and other nutrients. Adults

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