Learn about formula for malabsorption and maldiigestion with Martin D. Fried MD, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. Produced by DrMDK.com
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Formula for Malabsorption and Maldiigestion Male: Many kinds of kids have colitis, cystic fibrosis, celiac disease and you want to give them some formula of nutrition. Are there any particular formulas that you could give as the kid gets somewhat bit older would be ideal to feed the kid? Male: If kids have malabsorption due to intestinal damage like in Celiac Disease, Crohn’s Disease, Short Gut, Short bowel Syndrome you want a formula that is partially hydrolyzed that will help the digestion of proteins and you want a certain amount of medium change like glycerolizes those are needed for absorption. The two formulas that come to mind are Peptamen jr which is a 100% whey hydrolystate and Vital Jr, Vital Jr is a 100% whey hydrolystate as well and it has structural lipids which helps with the digestion and absorption of—
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