Our expert says:
I am sorry to hear that your dear son requires radiology treatment. The dietary requirements of radiology patients can vary a great deal depending on why they are receiving the radiology, the intensity, duration and number of treatments, medications he may have to take simultaneously and the underlying disease. I would, therefore, recommend that you consult a clinical dietitian (visit the Association for Dietetics in SA Website at: www.adsa.org.za and click on "Find a Dietitian" to find a dietitian in your area), who will help you with any special dietary requirements your son may have. For example, some patients lose their appetite or suffer from vomiting and/or diarrhoea, which would require a different approach to the treatment of a patient who has few gastro-intestinal side-effects.
I hope the treatment helps your son to recover fully.
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