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Posted onApril 2, 2020

Meeting protein needs for the mechanically ventilated patient.

The COVID-19 virus has brought new challenges to the nutritional support of the estimated 960,000 patients who will require mechanical ventilation(1). Many ventilated patients will be sedated using a lipid (fat) based medication (diprivan/propofol) that often delivers >400-500 fat calorie

Posted in Blog, ProSource Liquid Protein, Protein Malnutrition
Posted onMarch 20, 2020

ASPEN Virtual Conference

As leaders in modular nutrition therapy, we look forward to the ASPEN Nutrition Science & Practice Conference every year. This year was no different and although we are disappointed about the cancelation of the conference to be held in Tampa,

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Posted onMarch 16, 2020

Supporting Your Immune System; As Easy As A, B, C

Being mindful of how our immune system is functioning should always be a top priority. While there are some things that are beyond our control, many efforts that are easily implemented can have a significant impact on our health and

Posted in Blog, FloraFuel
Posted onFebruary 28, 2020

A life changing story

We often get calls from customers regarding product questions as well as feedback.  Below is a conversation that was had with a member of our team and a customer.  We love hearing from YOU.  Your stories are what we value

Posted in Banatrol Plus, Blog, Bowel Management
Posted onJanuary 29, 2020

Is Banatrol Plus Safe for Long Term Use?

The answer is yes! Banatrol Plus is America’s number #1 natural anti-diarrheal which works by thickening the stool without stopping GI motility. Banatrol Plus contains two sources of soluble fiber – Banana Flakes and Bimuno Prebiotic- to better manage stool

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Posted onJanuary 17, 2020

Banatrol Plus White Paper Summary

Diarrhea is an important problem in critically ill patients [1] [2]. Enteral feeding and medications are common causes of diarrhea in the hospital setting. Fiber-free enteral nutrition can induce diarrhea through abnormal colonic responses and disruption of the colonic microbiota

Posted in Banatrol Plus, Blog, Bowel Management, Bowel Management, C. diff. and UTI’s
Posted onJanuary 13, 2020

Banatrol Plus Timing

The question of timing is often asked regarding the Banatrol Plus product.  Obviously we are looking for maximum benefit when taking the product but timing may be dependent on condition, administration and overall volume tolerance. Banatrol Plus can be mixed

Posted in Banatrol Plus, Blog, Bowel Management, Bowel Management, C. diff. and UTI’s
Posted onJanuary 12, 2020

Can ProSource Liquid Protein be used in the Pediatric population?

We do get this question often and we know it can be challenging to fill the protein gaps in the clinical setting, even more so with the pediatric population. The ProSource product line was formulated and dosed to serve the

Posted in Blog, ProSource Liquid Protein, Protein Malnutrition
Posted onDecember 24, 2019

Happy Holidays from Medtrition

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Posted onDecember 18, 2019

Banatrol Plus helps control symptoms associated with C. Diff

Clostridium difficile is an  infection that kills nearly 30,000 people annually and sickens hundreds of thousands more. Banatrol Plus helps control diarrhea from C. diff infection two ways: 1) the soluble fiber in Banatrol is clinically proven to reduce the

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