Pentec Health Inc., will be featured on a special episode of “The Balancing Act” airing on Lifetime® March 1st and March 8th at 7:30 a.m. in support of National Kidney Month. The episode will highlight the benefits of Proplete® Intradialytic Parenteral Nutrition (IDPN) and Intraperitoneal Nutrition (IPN) protein therapies for malnourished hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients. Dr. Amer Khan, a board-certified nephrologist and clinical hypertension specialist will be joined by one of our patients who received Proplete® IDPN. Together, they will share insights about end stage renal disease, appropriate nutritional interventions, and personal experiences with Proplete® IDPN therapy, offered by Pentec Health, the nation’s leading provider of IDPN therapy.
“Approximately 37 million adults in the United States have chronic kidney disease. If left untreated the disease can result in excess protein loss, malnutrition and poor energy levels. In cases where patients are unable to optimize their protein intake adequately at home through their own diet or with oral supplements nephrologists have the option of adding additional nutrition during dialysis treatments. One patented formulation on the market that I use for patients who need supplemental nutrition is Proplete® IDPN or IPN,” says Dr. Amer Khan, MD and board-certified nephrologist and clinical hypertension specialist. “Adding supplemental nutrition like Proplete® IDPN or IPN has many benefits such as improving the patient’s overall energy level, metabolism and appetite.”
Matthew Deans, Pentec Health’s Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President, Clinical Nutrition Division, adds, “For 40 years, Pentec Health has been committed to improving the lives of malnourished hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis patients through an empathetic approach focused on improving the quality of patient care. With “The Balancing Act,” our hope is that we create awareness and education for patients and caregivers on the benefits of IDPN and IPN therapy. This partnership creates a platform by which patients can discuss their options with their nephrologist and empowers them to advocate for their needs to determine if Proplete® IDPN or IPN is appropriate for them.”
For more information, please visit http://www.propletestrong.com
About Pentec Health
For 40 years, Pentec Health has been an industry leader in providing patient-specific compounded sterile medications. Pentec Health’s medications are used for administration in dialysis centers, as well as providing in-home Targeted Drug Delivery through nursing services and complex pharmaceutical products to patients who require access outside of a hospital setting. Pentec Health has built a tradition of exceptional patient care by committing to quality, safety, and innovation. We aim to be the provider of choice for sterile preparations and services in the healthcare marketplace. For more information, please visit www.pentechealth.com.
About The Balancing Act
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