Patients and Providers for Medical Nutrition Equity Patients and Providers for Medical Nutrition Equity

PATIENTS AND PROVIDERS FOR MEDICAL NUTRITION EQUITY

These are people with SBS whose lives are sustained by medical nutrition.

Their average annual cost for medical foods is $12000 per person.

Illinois, Medical or Surgical Condition of Malabsorption, SBS

Diego, Age 9

Illinois, Medical or Surgical Condition of Malabsorption, SBS
Illinois | SBS | Annual cost: $12000
Diego is a happy and thriving 9-year-old boy from Chicago, IL with a history of intestinal atresia. This means that part of his intestine did not develop before he was born. He was on total parenteral nutrition (TPN), nutrition through his vein, for a few years. He was then transitioned to just nutrition through...