General Dietary Information for People with a Neuromuscular Condition

Nutrition and Feeding

The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign is the leading UK charity dedicated to beating muscle-wasting conditions by finding treatments and cures and to improving the lives of everyone affected by them. Thay have provided the following information from the Paediatric Neuromuscular Team, Hammersmith Hospital, UK regarding Nutrition and Feeding. This is good information for parents of children who may be underweight and issues that people with muscle weakness may experience whilst eating. If you are looking at over weight issues this will not be too useful to you. It was created in 2004 and updated in 2008. Click here to read the article or www.muscular-dystrophy.org for more information.