New patients have many questions and concerns when they begin an EN regimen at home. For Home Enteral Nutrition Therapy patients, Option Care Health’s Registered Dietitians can work with you and your prescriber to determine the best formula for your clinical condition and your individual needs.
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Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN) patients should do special planning to stay healthy and safe in the event of a disaster or emergency.
Being told you or your loved one needs a feeding tube can be overwhelming. The fear of the unknown can be scary with all the equipment, supplies, and new terminology. Embrace the “new normal” of Home Enteral Nutrition Therapy and see the therapy for the incredible benefit it provides with these tips.
Having a feeding tube or IV line can make traveling stressful. Learn to enjoy travel with nutrition support by planning ahead and knowing what to expect.
When getting ready for a vacation or trip, use this checklist to ensure you have everything you'll need while traveling with Parenteral Nutrition.
When traveling with a feeding tube, use this checklist and table to help make sure you pack everything you need.
Adapting to life with tube feeding is easier with the right information. There is much to learn, including complex medical terminology. This glossary of terms is designed to help you understand more about HEN therapy.
Learn more about Parenteral Nutrition care at home with these answers to common questions. Option Care Health has a team of specialists to educate, support and coordinate care at every step of the way as you learn about how to get started.
Enteral Nutrition (EN), also called Tube Feeding, provides a nutritionally complete formula directly into the stomach or small intestine through a flexible, hollow tube. Learn more about how to get started with answers to commonly asked questions from Option Care Health’s team of experts.