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Nutrition

The Nutrition Clinic provides individual counseling to assess each child’s nutritional needs, develop the most appropriate plan of nutritional support, and monitor nutritional status to ensure an optimal outcome.  Through inpatient and outpatient settings, the Pediatric Nutrition team at Providence Children’s Specialty Clinic offers: comprehensive individualized nutritional assessments, evaluations of oral motor, sensory and developmental feeding skill, family education related to nutritional needs, feeding techniques and equipment recommendations, home programming and community resources.  Our team will develop a comprehensive interdisciplinary plan, communicating internally with other medical care provides are necessary.

Conditions that could benefit from Medical Nutrition Therapy include:

  • Gastrointestinal and liver conditions
  • Cystic fibrosis, pulmonary disorders, sleep apnea
  • Hypertension
  • Inborn errors of metabolism
  • Kidney disorders, dialysis
  • Tube feeding management
  • Lipid disorders
  • Overweight / obesity
  • Failure to thrive
  • Cancer
  • Craniofacial disorders
  • Diabetes (type 1 and type 2)
  • Feeding problems
  • Autism
  • Metabolic disorders

To learn more or to make an appointment, please call 833-225-8751.