Patient & Caregiver Resources

Publications

The ASPEN Nutrition Support Patient Education Manual

This publication is a compilation of more than 200 fact sheets from many prestigious organizations and institutions. The book and CD-ROM is an outstanding tool to help patients, their families and caregivers better understand clinicians' verbal explanations concerning nutrition therapy options and procedures. Also featured is an entire section of Spanish language materials on general nutrition, enteral nutrition, home enteral and parenteral nutrition, and pediatric enteral and parenteral nutrition.

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Organizations  

Oley Foundation

The Oley Foundation is a national, independent, non-profit organization that provides education, outreach, emotional support, and information on home parenteral and enteral nutrition as well as clinical outcome information for home parenteral and enteral nutrition consumers, families, professionals and others. Oley can be contacted at (800)776-OLEY or www.oley.org.

Association of Gastrointestinal Motility

The Association of Gastrointestinal Motility of Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders, Inc. (AGMD) is a nonprofit international organization that serves as an educational resource concerning digestive motility diseases and disorders. It also provides support for patients as well as family members and functions as an information base for members of the medical, scientific, and nutritional communities.

Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation

Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation shares practical information on tube feeding and raises positive awareness. Each year they sponsor Feeding Tube Awareness Week.