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ENFit connectors

Are You Ready for ENFit? New Feeding Tube Connectors: Video

Our Corporate Registered Dietitian explains ENFit, why it's happening and which enteral devices will adopt ENFit connectors in 2017.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
home tube feeding safety

Tips for Home Tube Feeding Safety

Ensuring that patients/caregivers are successful with enteral nutrition is crucial to home tube feeding safety. Follow these tips to stay healthy at home.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
Nutrition Linked to Brain Health

Nutrition Linked to Brain Health and Intelligence in Older Adults

Originally published by Science Daily: A study of older adults shows consumption of a pigment found in greens can help with preservation of "intelligence."

Aimee Sharp
Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

Nutrition for Acid Reflux – Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)

Chronic GERD can lead to serious complications, including esophageal cancer. Reduce your risk with lifestyle changes and nutrition for acid reflux.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Eat Healthy with the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

What you eat affects your risk of diabetes, heart disease & certain cancers. The Dietary Guidelines for Americans outlines nutrition for disease prevention.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
ENFit enteral connectors

ENFit Connectors: Feeding Sets, Tubes and Syringes in 2017

ENfit connectors promote patient safety by preventing enteral misconnection. Feeding tubes and syringes with ENFit will roll out gradually in 2017.

Amy Long Carrera, MS, RD, CNSC, CWCMS
School Nutrtition

Back to School Nutrition; Healthy Eating Tips for Young Kids

In this article from Texas network KSAT, find tips for back to school nutrition, advice from nutritionists and learn more about school nutrition programs.

Aimee Sharp
medical nutrition therapy

Medical Nutrition Therapy: More Powerful Than You Think

When thinking of treatment for illness or injury, what comes to mind? What about the food on your plate? Medical nutrition therapy is often underestimated.

Sarah McIlvaine
Enteral Newsletter

Enteral Nutrition Support Newsletter – GROW Pediatric Program Edition

Don’t miss the latest Enteral Newsletter with important information from Shield HealthCare’s Registered Dietitians!

Aimee Sharp
Egg Nutrition

Egg Nutrition is Hard to Beat

Eggs may be better for you than you think.

Aimee Sharp
Pediatric Tube Feeding Guide
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