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Exercise With a Feeding Tube: Good for Body and Mind  

June 17, 2020

Exercise With a Feeding Tube: Good for Body and Mind

Over the years, we’ve profiled many of our favorite tubies and their stories. One of them is George, a retired…

Plan Well and Pack Smart for Travel With a Feeding Tube  

June 17, 2020

Plan Well and Pack Smart for Travel With a Feeding Tube

You can enjoy safe, comfortable travel with a feeding tube, whether you’re on a daytime outing or a longer trip….

Spotlight on: Laura Kerns, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, FAND  

June 17, 2020

Spotlight on: Laura Kerns, MPH, RD, CSO, LDN, FAND

Passion for helping patients often drives innovation. Laura Kerns, a registered dietitian and certified specialist in oncology nutrition, is a…

Feeding Tube on the Job? You Can Make it Work!  

March 20, 2020

Feeding Tube on the Job? You Can Make it Work!

Spotlight On: Catherine Ridgeway, RN  

March 17, 2020

Spotlight On: Catherine Ridgeway, RN

Tube Tips: Coming Home with a NG or NJ Feeding Tube  

March 17, 2020

Tube Tips: Coming Home with a NG or NJ Feeding Tube

Caregivers Guide for Holiday Meals: Tube Fed Edition  

November 15, 2019

Caregivers Guide for Holiday Meals: Tube Fed Edition

Dressing for Winter with a Feeding Tube  

November 15, 2019

Dressing for Winter with a Feeding Tube

Caregiver Spotlight: Jessie  

November 8, 2019

Caregiver Spotlight: Jessie

Tips for getting started with home feeding  

September 12, 2019

Tips for getting started with home feeding

Minimizing irritation at insertion sites  

September 12, 2019

Minimizing irritation at insertion sites

Transitioning to Oral Eating  

May 21, 2019

Transitioning to Oral Eating

How to Stay Active with a Feeding Tube  

May 21, 2019

How to Stay Active with a Feeding Tube

Emotional Tools for Living with a Feeding Tube  

May 21, 2019

Emotional Tools for Living with a Feeding Tube

Tips to Avoid G-tube Dislodgement  

March 22, 2019

Tips to Avoid G-tube Dislodgement

Getting Started with a Feeding Tube: What to Expect  

March 22, 2019

Getting Started with a Feeding Tube: What to Expect

Combat the Clog: Tips for Keeping Feeding Tubes Clear  

March 22, 2019

Combat the Clog: Tips for Keeping Feeding Tubes Clear

Your Questions, Answered! Daily Tube Maintenance  

December 14, 2018

Your Questions, Answered! Daily Tube Maintenance

Should You Blenderize Your Own Food?  

December 14, 2018

Should You Blenderize Your Own Food?

Webinar Overview: Intensive Feeding Therapy  

October 11, 2018

Webinar Overview: Intensive Feeding Therapy

Going to School With a Feeding Tube  

October 10, 2018

Going to School With a Feeding Tube

A Handy Checklist for Sleepovers with a Feeding Tube  

July 30, 2018

A Handy Checklist for Sleepovers with a Feeding Tube

Strategies for Coping with Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN)  

July 30, 2018

Strategies for Coping with Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN)

Tips for Traveling with a Feeding Tube  

July 30, 2018

Tips for Traveling with a Feeding Tube

Your Questions, Answered! Expired Extension Sets  

February 19, 2018

Your Questions, Answered! Expired Extension Sets

Blended Diets 101 with Lisa Epp  

February 19, 2018

Blended Diets 101 with Lisa Epp

Help! How to Handle Feeding Tube Disconnects  

January 22, 2018

Help! How to Handle Feeding Tube Disconnects

Your Questions, Answered! Balloon Water Part 2  

January 22, 2018

Your Questions, Answered! Balloon Water Part 2

Memorable Meals for the Non-Oral Eater  

November 16, 2017

Memorable Meals for the Non-Oral Eater

Your Questions, Answered! Balloon Water  

November 16, 2017

Your Questions, Answered! Balloon Water

Tube Types  

October 19, 2017

Tube Types

Your Questions, Answered! Outgrowing Your Tube  

October 19, 2017

Your Questions, Answered! Outgrowing Your Tube

Trick or Treat: Navigating Halloween with a Non-Eater  

October 19, 2017

Trick or Treat: Navigating Halloween with a Non-Eater

Disaster Preparedness  

September 20, 2017

Disaster Preparedness

Did You Know? Feeding Position  

August 14, 2017

Did You Know? Feeding Position

Help! How Do I Prevent a Leaking Stoma Site?  

August 14, 2017

Help! How Do I Prevent a Leaking Stoma Site?

Your Questions, Answered! Eating by Mouth  

July 17, 2017

Your Questions, Answered! Eating by Mouth

Feeding Tube Pads: What Are They & Do I Need One?  

July 17, 2017

Feeding Tube Pads: What Are They & Do I Need One?

Steve’s Story: Choosing Low-Profile  

June 12, 2017

Steve’s Story: Choosing Low-Profile

Your Quick & Easy Feeding Tube Guide  

June 12, 2017

Your Quick & Easy Feeding Tube Guide

Your Guide to a Fun & Healthy Summer  

June 12, 2017

Your Guide to a Fun & Healthy Summer

Steve’s Story: ALS & Feeding Tubes  

May 15, 2017

Steve’s Story: ALS & Feeding Tubes

Your Questions, Answered! Scuba Diving  

May 15, 2017

Your Questions, Answered! Scuba Diving

Disease State Spotlight: Head and Neck Cancer  

April 17, 2017

Disease State Spotlight: Head and Neck Cancer

Eat Right: It’s National Nutrition Month®!  

March 17, 2017

Eat Right: It’s National Nutrition Month®!

Your Questions, Answered! Expired Tubes  

March 17, 2017

Your Questions, Answered! Expired Tubes

Help!  What to Do if Your Feeding Tube Falls Out  

January 23, 2017

Help! What to Do if Your Feeding Tube Falls Out

Why a Feeding Tube?  

January 23, 2017

Why a Feeding Tube?

Your Questions, Answered! Dyeing Your MIC-KEY* Tube  

December 19, 2016

Your Questions, Answered! Dyeing Your MIC-KEY* Tube

Nutrition Support Therapy  

December 19, 2016

Nutrition Support Therapy

Turkey Talk: 5 Food-Free Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving  

November 16, 2016

Turkey Talk: 5 Food-Free Ways to Celebrate Thanksgiving

The Teal Pumpkin Project: Creating a Safe, Happy Halloween  

October 14, 2016

The Teal Pumpkin Project: Creating a Safe, Happy Halloween

Influenza: Protecting Yourself & Your Loved Ones  

October 14, 2016

Influenza: Protecting Yourself & Your Loved Ones

There’s an App for That!  

October 14, 2016

There’s an App for That!

Back to School… Let’s Get Prepared!  

September 20, 2016

Back to School… Let’s Get Prepared!

Teeth and Tubes: The Importance of Oral Care  

September 20, 2016

Teeth and Tubes: The Importance of Oral Care

GLEASON: Live with Purpose. Love with Purpose.  

August 16, 2016

GLEASON: Live with Purpose. Love with Purpose.

Keep it Cool! Food Storage Tips to Survive Summer  

August 16, 2016

Keep it Cool! Food Storage Tips to Survive Summer

Your Questions, Answered: Silicone Balloons  

August 16, 2016

Your Questions, Answered: Silicone Balloons

Your Questions, Answered: Bathing with a MIC-KEY* Tube  

July 19, 2016

Your Questions, Answered: Bathing with a MIC-KEY* Tube

Your Questions, Answered! Administering Supplements  

June 21, 2016

Your Questions, Answered! Administering Supplements

The ABC’s of Feeding Tubes  

June 21, 2016

The ABC’s of Feeding Tubes

Children with Feeding Tubes: Be Aware of These Differences  

May 17, 2016

Children with Feeding Tubes: Be Aware of These Differences

Introducing Steve Gleason  

May 17, 2016

Introducing Steve Gleason

Swimming and Your Feeding Tube  

May 11, 2016

Swimming and Your Feeding Tube

Spring Cleaning for the Tubie Home  

May 11, 2016

Spring Cleaning for the Tubie Home

7 Tips for Tube Feeding Formula  

April 19, 2016

7 Tips for Tube Feeding Formula

Problem Solving: What to do if the Balloon Won’t Deflate  

March 15, 2016

Problem Solving: What to do if the Balloon Won’t Deflate

Your Questions, Answered: ENFit*  

March 15, 2016

Your Questions, Answered: ENFit*

Keeping Your MIC-KEY* Feeding Tube Clear of Clogs  

February 16, 2016

Keeping Your MIC-KEY* Feeding Tube Clear of Clogs

Stay Healthy this Winter  

February 16, 2016

Stay Healthy this Winter

Tubie Friends™ – Taking the fear out of feeding tubes, one Tubie Friend™ at a time…  

February 16, 2016

Tubie Friends™ – Taking the fear out of feeding tubes, one Tubie Friend™ at a time…

Preparing for an Emergency  

January 19, 2016

Preparing for an Emergency

Tales from Fellow Tubies

  Meet Jayden & Courtney Preston

Meet Jayden & Courtney Preston

Read Jayden's Story
  Meet Jake and Carson Organ

Meet Jake and Carson Organ

Having a child with food allergies can be extremely challenging for any parent, but imagine having two children with food…

Read Jake and Carson's Story
  Meet Brittney

Meet Brittney

Brittney is thankful she found the MIC-KEY* tube because it has drastically improved her quality of life. Diagnosed at Birth…

Read Brittney's Story