Awareness Week Events
On January 24th 8pm EST check out our live presentation with Guest Kelly Baker from the Oley Foundation. This is a free event! https://fb.me/e/3enSLPmVd
This is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the different nutrition methods available to patients with a limited Q and A following the presentation.
To enrich the lives of those living with home IV nutrition or tube feeding through advocacy, education, community and innovation.
Mountain Home, AR
An Arkansas native, Kelly Baker is a college student, a disability/rare disease advocate, and a public speaker. Kelly has chronic intestinal pseudo-obstruction (CIPO), as well as Ehlers-Danlos syndrome and autonomic neuropathy. She has been on home parenteral nutrition (HPN) for a total of three years and tube feeding for five years. She has had a GJ tube for over four years and a Broviac or Hickman central line for over two years. She also has past experience with NJ tubes, NG tubes, and PICC lines. Kelly has been independent in her medical care since age 13, and has experience setting up HPN and doing sterile dressing changes independently.
Kelly is currently a college student at Arkansas State University—Mountain Home studying to be a registered nurse. She hopes to be a clinical educator in the future to help patients being put on enteral and parenteral nutrition. In her free time, Kelly enjoys crochet, kayaking, gardening, and spending time with her cats.