Nutrition

Connecticut Children’s gastroenterology team includes dedicated registered dietitians who specialize in nutrition therapy for infants, children and teenagers affected by conditions of the liver and digestive tract. Our advanced trained registered dietitians evaluate, assess and develop nutrition care plans to help treat an array of GI conditions including:

  • Allergic enteritis
  • Celiac disease
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
  • Failure to thrive
  • Food allergy
  • Home management of enteral and parenteral feedings
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Irritable bowel syndrome
  • Liver disease

In addition, our GI registered dietitians manage nutrition care for disorders associated with chronic illnesses, such as cerebral palsy, cancer and immunodeficiency.

Referrals

Pediatricians may refer a child for nutrition evaluation by calling 860.545.9560.