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    Good Bye Marty

    My husband of 35 years battle ALS bravely these past 2 years. Before we knew it was als he had a trach and feeding tube, people would ask later if he'd do that again, and he always answered YES. he got to see his youngest grand son play soccer he loved being outside with his family, and in Aug...
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    Peg Feeding Tube

    unfortunately, my husband cant eat at all by mouth, I am using 1.5 jevity as well, am also adding olive oil for xtra calories , I use to purree and strain foods for the tube as well, but honestly with working 12 hr shifts, it very difficulty, at leat with the jevity Im sure of the basic nut...
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    Peg Feeding Tube

    very happy with the feeding tube, but my husband is still losing weight, any thoughts as to what kind of nutrition ie jevity we should be using?
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    how does an individual buy yhis product? web site seems to be company related

    how does an individual buy yhis product? web site seems to be company related
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    thanks so much Im more than anxious to try it!!

    thanks so much Im more than anxious to try it!!
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    flavorings

    hi My husband has als and can no longer swallow, has a trache and gtube, but still craves flavor, does anyone know if the bottled "flavorings" are bitter like extracts or sweet. His tastebuds are fully intact! thanks
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    Soups - Bulbarians

    Hi just letting you know pureeing is also good for the tube feeding. have to strain it first and am adding olive oil for a extra cal and good oil boost. I make it the consistency of jevity (which we still use) it also helps the bowels to use "real" food. my husband has a trach(no vent) and...
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    progressions... need some care here

    Im new to this site too, so here goes. A year ago my husband developed severe trouble breathing as well as swallowing, after a whole lot of missteps, including pulling teeth ( thought his jaw was tight because of dental problems..NOT ) he ended up with a trach and a feeding tube, his original...
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