Chapter 3: Symptoms and health concerns

Lack of appetite and loss of weight – What can help

Sometimes he’d want something in particular, so of course I’d make it for him. He’d take one bite and then that was it. It was a little frustrating at first, but I got used to it and continued to make whatever he felt like eating. Sometimes just a bite of a muffin was all he’d eat.

Healthcare providers may try a variety of things to help. Click on each phrase below for more information.

What the healthcare provider can do

What families can do

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