Crohn's Disease Symptoms:
- Abdominal pain
- Bloody stool
- Sudden weight loss
- Appetite loss
- Persistent diarrhea
- Unexplained fever
- Kidney stones
Crohn's Disease Risk Factors:
- Immune deficiency
- Family history
- Cigarette smoking
- Ethnicity (Caucasians are most likely to suffer from Crohn's disease)
- Age (most people are diagnosed before they turn 30)
Enteral Nutrition Therapy
We offer a medical nutrition support program designed in cooperation with you and your practitioner. This includes various nutrition products, a wide range of feeding tube supplies, and equipment suited to your needs. Lincare also provides education and clinical support related to your treatment.
Oral Nutrition Supplements
We offer oral nutrition supplements as prescribed by your practitioner, as well as assistance from our registered dietitians. Patients we can assist include, but are not limited to:
• Patients who need a hydrolyzed/peptide formula due to absorption issues
• Patients with increased protein needs who would benefit from a protein supplement Patients who cannot get adequate calories through food and would benefit from a high calorie supplement
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Devices We Provide Include:
- Kangaroo® Feeding Pump
Delivers continuous or intermittent feeding and automatic flushing capabilities.
- Moog Feeding Pump
Mobile nutrition delivery system that allows patients to adhere to a prescribed feeding regimen.
- IV Poles
Used to secure feeding pumps and bags.
- Feeding Pump Backpack
Specialized bag to carry your feeding pump and accessories.
- G Tubes
Gastronomy tubes carry food to the stomach through the abdominal wall.
- NG Tubes
Nasogastric tubes carry food and medicine to the stomach through the nose.
- Mic-Key Button
A low-profile gastronomy tube that allows patients to receive medicine and fluids into the stomach.
- MiniONE® Balloon Button
A silicone device that is inserted into the gastronomy site to provide direct feeding to the stomach.
Devices that attach to a feeding tube to assist with getting nutrition from a syringe or bag into the stomach.
- Protein Supplements
Supplements that increase the protein intakes of nutritionally deficient patients.
- Standard Formulas
Formulas that are designed for adult and pediatric patients who have normal digestion.
- Specialty Formulas
Designed for those with special nutritional needs for conditions like diabetes, respiratory disease, or kidney failure.
- Pediatric Formulas
Specialized enteral nutrition for children with gastrointestinal conditions.
- Infant Formulas
Specialized enteral nutrition for infants with gastrointestinal conditions.
Used for enteral delivery of fluids and medications.
- Gravity Bags
Used to administer enteral nutrition, fluids, or medication.
- Feed/Flush Bags
Used to provide accurate and reliable delivery of nutrition.
- Single Formula Bags
Used to administer enteral nutrition, fluids, or medication
Additional Lincare Services
Our kits, educational resources, and specialty dressing options help make performing wound care at home simple and effective.
We tailor our pediatric treatments, whether they need respiratory therapy, enteral feeding pumps and supplies, apnea monitors and more.
For residents with chronic breathing disorders, our long-term care services may help them achieve a higher health-related quality of life.