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Medical Nutrition Therapy

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Medical nutrition refers to nutrients specifically intended to treat certain diseases. Some conditions are treated with medication, but for some conditions; nutrition is the medication. Medical nutrition therapy refers to the practice of dietitians and physicians promoting health through dietary changes.

Reasons to choose Aapex for your medical nutrition needs

  • Call and speak directly to a person, no automated answering service
  • Receive all nutritional products, related supplies, and medications from one place
  • Automatic monthly delivery
  • Fast and free delivery
  • Receive products and supplies in one convenient shipment
  • Access to a large variety of medical nutrition formulas
  • Hospital and/or in-home set up of tube feeding
  • Relationships with most commercial and Medicaid insurances
  • Access to a dietitian to answer questions regarding formula and feeding questions

Medical Nutrition Formulas

For some conditions, the medical team may recommend a nutritional formula. Medical nutrition formulas used in healthcare are developed by teams of people backed by years of research. These formulas can be designed to promote general nutrition and to support growth, especially in pediatric patients. Some medical nutrition formulas are designed to meet the needs of individuals with specific medical conditions in which nutrition is a primary component.

Aapex provides a range of nutritional formulas

  • Standard formulas
  • Adult formulas
  • Pediatric formulas
  • Infant formulas
  • Oral formulas
  • Enteral/tube feeding formulas
  • Hypoallergenic formulas
  • Hydrolyzed protein formulas
  • Amino acid based formulas
  • Metabolic formulas
  • Blenderized tube feeding formulas
  • Ketogenic formulas
  • Renal formulas
  • Modular additives

Aapex works with many manufacturers of medical nutrition formulas

  • Abbott
  • Cambrooke
  • Gerber
  • Mead Johnson
  • Nestle
  • Nutricia
  • Solace
  • VitaFlo

Formulas are available in a variety of flavors and consistencies

Enteral (Tube feeding) Supplies

Aapex provides all of the supplies needed for home tube feedings and provides technical support day or night (including weekends and holidays), along with in-home or hospital set-up and education.

  • Gastrointestinal feeding tubes (G tubes)
  • Gastrostomy buttons (G buttons)
  • Nasogastric (NG) tubes
  • Nasojejunal (NJ) tubes
  • Syringes
  • Feeding pumps
  • Feeding pump bags
  • Extension sets
  • Back-up feeding tubes
  • IV poles
  • Back packs designed for tube feedings

Prescription Strength Vitamins, Minerals

Vitamin and mineral supplements are sometimes prescribed by a physician to treat a nutrient deficiency and some medical conditions require treatment with vitamin and mineral supplements.

Aapex can provide the following prescription supplements for

  • Vitamins
  • Minerals
  • Pancreatic enzymes
  • Probiotics