We are pleased to have an overview on the nutrition needed for children with cystic fibrosis from Elizabeth (Betsy) Britt, RD and Edith Pilzer, MD who are members of the Cystic Fibrosis Care Team at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.

                                    Dr. Stan

Because the majority of children who are wheelchair or bed bound have a difficult time eating, special emphasis must be placed on how the feeding is accomplished. The difficulties determine the strategies and techniques needed, and they in turn, have a tremendous impact on the foods--even for the child who can eat by mouth.