Care for the Unique Nutrition Challenges of Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS)

We have the home TPN experience and expertise to help you thrive with SBS.

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Dedicated Clinician

Choice of Supplies
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A Comprehensive Approach
Home TPN for SBS

We combine education, support, and 1-to-1 clinical care to build a comprehensive plan so SBS patients can thrive. Short bowel syndrome (SBS) is a challenging condition for all involved – patients, their families and their caregivers.

It is estimated that 10,000 – 20,000 Americans are currently living with SBS.


What is Short Bowel Syndrome?

Short bowel syndrome is a condition where there is loss of portions of the small bowel or loss of function of the small bowel – the large bowel may also be affected.

Since the small intestine is where the majority of the nutrients you eat (fats, carbohydrates (sugars), vitamins, minerals, trace elements) are absorbed, home TPN provided intravenously (IV) may be used to provide proper nutrition in the comforts of your home, usually at night.

In addition to monitoring your labs for nutritional deficits, it is important to monitor your risk for developing any long term home TPN and SBS complications:
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Dehydration
  • Diarrhea
  • Sepsis
  • Thrombosis
  • Long-term kidney or liver problems
  • Kidney Stones
  • Acidosis
Experience a Higher Standard of Home TPN Care

If you are living with SBS and on home TPN, close monitoring of your nutrition and care is key.

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Living and Thriving with
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A Specialized Team of
Healthcare Providers

Our care teams were designed with the long-term home TPN patient in mind – board certified nutrition support specialists and ongoing research to constantly seek new ways to improve your quality of care.

Nutrishare pharmacists, nurses, and dietitians are available to address any clinical issue and have joined the Nutrishare team specifically for their home infusion experience.

Many of them hold one of the following; BCNSP (board-certified nutrition support pharmacist) or CNSC (certified nutrition support clinician) and all of them gain more specialized experience and expertise with each passing day.
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Well over half of Nutrishare’s patients are living with SBS. As the nation’s only pharmacy that is focused exclusively on home TPN, we understand the unique nutritional challenges SBS patients face and have designed our care around helping them achieve better clinical results:
  • Declines in hospitalization
  • Less catheter complications and changes
  • Consistent monitoring of your labs to ensure proper nutrition
  • Nutrition formulation adjustments coordinated directly with your doctor
  • Regular communication and progress updates from your dedicated clinician
  • Reduced risk of long term complications
*Results may vary by patient.
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More Than
Just a Pharmacy

One of best ways to manage long-term TPN with SBS is being an informed patient. In addition to your nutrition formulations and supplies, Nutrishare welcomes you to a network of home TPN support from leading specialists, clinicians and even other SBS patients and caregivers like you.
SHARING Newsletter
featuring care tips and patient stories from others living with home TPN.
Nutrishare Neighborhood Zoom
Virtual meetings with other SBS patients, their caregivers, and guest clinical speakers with expertise in SBS.
Travel advice
and options for traveling with your home TPN.

Frequently Asked Questions

I have SBS and require home TPN. Can Nutrishare work with my physician?

Nutrishare works well with all different types of physicians including gastroenterologists, surgeons, pediatricians, and internists in caring for the long-term home TPN patient. As the long-term home TPN patient, we’ll work closely with your doctor, providing routine communication on your lab results, your progress, and your care.

I’d like to switch my home TPN provider. How do I join the Nutrishare Family?

It is just a phone call away. Just call 800-HOMETPN, press option #1, and ask to speak with any of the clinicians. Or, let us know how to best reach you and we’ll contact you.

Does Nutrishare work with a wide range of insurers?

Nutrishare accepts many different types of insurance, including a majority of commercial plans, Medicare and Tricare for primary coverage, and select state Medicaid plans for secondary coverage. Fill out our insurance pre-check and we’ll contact you to verify your benefits.

Can Nutrishare provide home TPN services where I live?

Nutrishare serves patients across the country! We are currently licensed in 48 states, and are coming soon to Louisiana and Mississippi.

How will I receive my home TPN and supplies?

Nutrishare will typically send your home TPN at a consistent day and time using overnight delivery to ensure timely arrival. While home TPN must be sent one week at a time, many of our patients choose to have their supplies delivered on a monthly basis. The choice is yours!

Can I choose my supplies and infusion pump?

Nutrishare is the home infusion pharmacy for home TPN patients. We have an open formulary, and always seek to provide the supplies and pump of your choosing.

Does Nutrishare care for short-term TPN patients?

Nutrishare's expertise is on the care of the long-term home TPN patients. Our goal is to always provide products and services that will contribute to improving your health and quali­ty of life. Once it is determined that long-term home TPN (6+ months) is necessary, Nutrishare will be there to meet your needs.


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Call us at 1-800-466-3876 to learn more about Nutrishare home infusion therapy.

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