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Posted by: Jeanette | 2011/10/06

Parkinsons

My mother have parkinsons, high blood pressure and osteo arthritis. Is 82 years old and bedridden.
Sy can eat but do not want to eat and we dont want to put a peg tube in. What can I do to make her eat?

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Jeanette

Unfortunately, if she does not want to eat, it will be best to have a PEG tube inserted. You can however, try Ensure drinks to get her strength up and maybe she will want to eat again.

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