Nutrition and gastrostomy

Professional examining someone's PEG

This information is for health and social care professionals.

Swallowing problems affect at least two-thirds of all people with MND during the course of their illness.

Monitoring nutritional intake and weight is important to help avoid unintentional weight loss and risk of malnutrition.

Download our dysphagia information sheet
for more information.

  • Page last updated: June 2019
  • Next review: June 2021

For further information and support contact our MND Connect helpline

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