A Study to Learn the Current Practices of Parents Who Provide Blended Food Tube Feedings for Their Child


About this study

The purpose of this study is to look at current practices related to blended food tube feeding among  parents of children who require home tube feedings.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria

  • Patients and the caregivers of pediatric patients who use blended food tube feedings at home
  • Age less than 19

Exclusion Criteria 

  • Patients 19 and older
  • Patients who use commercial formula

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Lisa Epp, RDN, LD

Closed for enrollment

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