Posts Tagged FTT

When Weight Issues Are Related to Hormonal Imbalances

When Weight Issues Are Related to Hormonal Imbalances – Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 3, Episode 7 On this week’s pediatric nutrition podcast, p\Pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Stephanie Drobac, discusses the role of hormones and weight/growth in children. How often is the thyroid to blame? What is the

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How to Navigate Early Intervention for Nutrition

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Early Intervention (EI) is a state-run program that provides various services/therapies for children ages 0-3 years. The mission statement is “to assure that families who have infants and toddlers, birth to three, with diagnosed disabilities, developmental delays or substantial risk of significant delays receive resources and supports

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Intro to Kids’ Nutrition and GI

Intro to Kids’ Nutrition and GI – Feed to Succeed Podcast Season 2, Episode 1 Welcome to the season 2 opening show with co-hosts Betsy Hjelmgren and Jen Karakosta! Jen and Betsy are taking it deeper this season – beyond the eating and down to the digestion.

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Early Intervention for Healthy Kids

Key to Early Intervention services (EI) for many children is nutrition therapy. In a typical month, four registered dietitians from Feed to Succeed see over 50 children through EI. Assisting these children under the age of 3 meet nutrition requirements to grow and thrive is crucial to

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Treating Underweight Children at Any Age

Despite the well-known obesity epidemic in our country, approximately 5 percent of children struggle with the opposite issue and are underweight. Because body fat is critical to healthy growth and brain development, we work with underweight children from infants to young adults to achieve the healthy growth

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Fighting for My Most Vulnerable Clients

When I first met Nixon Skenderi, he was 14 months old and only 12 lbs. In his short life, this little champ was already a miracle. Diagnosed with a rare type of Gaucher’s Disease at 6 months, Nixon was given up to three years to live. His

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