Boy eating cookie and smiling.

Proper nutrition is crucial for people with EB. Why?

  • Promotes adequate growth and development
  • Provides nutrients for proper healing of skin lesions
  • Strengthens the immune system to fight infection
  • Provides energy
  • Aids with certain side effects of EB such as constipation
  • Improves overall quality of life


Colleen Vicente, RD, LDN, CNSC the Registered Dietitian at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, presented on this topic at the 2018 debra Care Conference. Click below to view the entire set of slides from this presentation.  
 

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*Please note that all medical information given by debra of America is for informational purposes only. Our information is not intended to substitute the care and guidance given by a qualified physician. All regimens of care should be discussed with the patient's doctor. Always check with your physician prior to starting any medications or treatment regimens.