Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of short stature?

Updated: Jan 06, 2021
  • Author: Sunil Kumar Sinha, MD; Chief Editor: Robert P Hoffman, MD  more...
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Optimize nutrition in patients with GI disease. Obtain psychologic or psychiatric consultation for patients with eating disorders. Forced energy intake in children with normal variant short stature has not been demonstrated to improve short-term growth or final adult height.


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