Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation promotes positive awareness of feeding tubes as a life saving medical intervention. We do not support the cosmetic use of feeding tubes for extreme diets.

Dr. Oliver R. Dipietro, MD of Bay Harbor Islands, FL is prescribing the use of naso gastric feeding tubes for a 10 day weight loss programs for brides. As parents of children who depend on feeding tubes for their lives, we feel that this is an unethical use of a medical device.


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