The Paediatric Dietitians work closely with the other members of the team to support all infants and children with CF to manage their nutritional treatments and help them to achieve their full growth potential.

They monitor growth, nutrient intake, pancreatic enzyme therapy, vitamin levels and bone strength and give tailored advice to improve these when necessary.

Support is provided from CF diagnosis until transition at clinic visits, during inpatient admissions and by telephone or email contact as required

Upon referral from the Respiratory Consultants, the Dietitians can also provide nutritional support and advice for infants and children with other respiratory conditions who are admitted to a paediatric Ward at Addenbrooke’s hospital or to local patients seen at the Lung defence clinic.

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