Tube Feeding Program

Certain types of cancers and their treatment require additional nutritional support via tube feedings. Since oral intake is not possible, tube feeds must be optimized to promote weight gain, and sustain the treatment and its side effects. So, create a nutritious and healthy feeding tube diet for cancer patients.

 About Tube Feeding Program

Tube feeding program

Our Tube Feeding program is one of the most popular programs. We deep dive into the nitty-gritties of tube feedings right from the selection of appropriate nutritional formula to adjusting the volume of feeds, monitoring tolerance, and timely increment as required. We have daily updates and progress evaluations of the feeding plans.

Program duration:

    • 1-month program
    • 2 months program
    • 3 months program

How we work?

Assessment

We will send across an assessment form you which captures all the essential details we require

Scheduling an appointment:

Once you have finished filling out the form, we do a detailed assessment. We then schedule a 15 minute call to discuss key issues, challenges faced, expectations, our approach and suggest would be an appropriate program for you.

Getting started:

Based on our discussion and our expertise, we curate a diet plan for you. It is made keeping in mind the diagnosis, treatment severity, nutritional needs, cultural preferences, and expected/experienced side effects of treatment.

Support and Follow-up:

We have weekly follow ups to monitor progress and overall nutritional status. For certain more challenging and delicate cases, we encourage a daily update. Changes in the diet plans, answering queries, suggesting alternatives and recipes are done as a part of our routine follow ups.

How we work?

Assessment

We will send across an assessment form you which captures all the essential details we require

Scheduling an appointment:

Once you have finished filling out the form, we do a detailed assessment. We then schedule a 15 minute call to discuss key issues, challenges faced, expectations, our approach and suggest would be an appropriate program for you.

Getting started:

Based on our discussion and our expertise, we curate a diet plan for you. It is made keeping in mind the diagnosis, treatment severity, nutritional needs, cultural preferences, and expected/experienced side effects of treatment.

Support and Follow-up:

We have weekly follow ups to monitor progress and overall nutritional status. For certain more challenging and delicate cases, we encourage a daily update. Changes in the diet plans, answering queries, suggesting alternatives and recipes are done as a part of our routine follow ups.

The Key Benefits of the Tube Feeding Program

Individualised nutritional plan and guidelines

Combination of home-based and formula feeds

Personal attention for queries, daily updates, and progress review

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Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs

What is the meaning of tube feeding?

Tube feeding involves using a tube to deliver food in the form of liquids to a person undergoing treatment for cancer. Tube feeding could be started due to the expected complications during cancer treatments like radiation and surgery, which could hamper the ability of a person to eat food normally through the mouth.

What are the benefits of tube feeding?

Tube feeding helps to maintain weight, improve muscle mass, prevent treatment delays and ensures continuity in nutrition support during treatment.

Why is tube feeding important?

Tube feeding is important to ensure continuity in delivering nutrients in the form of liquids in order to prevent malnutrition and sustain the treatment related side effects.

How long can a feeding tube stay in?

The duration on tube feeding varies depending upon the treatment duration, expected duration of side effects and nutritional status. It can be for weeks, months, years depending upon the requirement.

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