ALSN Vol. 11, No. 8

Posted on Friday, September 1, 2006 - 10:46, By: ALSN Staff
Wayne Phillips uses a MIC-KEY button.
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2006 - 10:33, By: Alyssa Quintero
Gastrostomy tubes When it’s time for a gastrostomy, or feeding, tube, you must decide on the kind of tube, tube size, feeding delivery options, type of food, and how you’re going to affix a tube to your abdomen. Here are some helpful tips to consider when choosing the equipment that’s right for you...
Posted on Friday, September 1, 2006 - 10:11, By: Christina Medvescek
To some, the transition from eating by mouth to eating via a feeding tube feels like giving in to ALS. Even though it may be extremely difficult to take medicine and swallow baby food, even though meals may be punctuated by coughing attacks and scary choking, even though it takes forever to eat the...