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Good health demands good nutrition and in the child it is reflected in normal growth. Children who cannot or do not eat properly often become unwell and do not grow. This becomes a source of great concern and anxiety for their parents. Several chronic illnesses in children impair normal feeding; this article aims to describe the interrelationship between eating and disease in children with reference to some common conditions. The effects of childhood eating disorders on parents and families will also be considered.


Journal article


Georgian Med News

Publication Date



55 - 60


Adolescent, Cerebral Palsy, Child, Chronic Disease, Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1, Feeding and Eating Disorders of Childhood, Humans