loss of appetite with cirrhosis
I would so appreciate any advice anyone could give me in regards to what I can get my dad to eat. He has lost probably 60 pounds since January and was diagnosed with liver cirrhosis on February 9th. I have read that it is possible for him to gradually add some more weight. He currently has home heath coming periodically throughout the week and they are encouraging him to get up and walk as much as possible and do what he can. He has gotten so weak that walking has become difficult but he is doing it with the aid of a walker. I guess nothing tastes good to him and he is not very found of the Ensure or Boost drinks although my mom is really trying to push those. What have you all done in this case? The more specific the better. Any suggestions on anything would be so appreciated I can't even begin to tell you. I just feel as though if he got some food in his body he would feel better. And that's what I want for him right now to just feel as good as he possibly can at this point. I have so many more questions and concerns about so many other aspects of cirrhosis but I wanted to get as much information gathered about food as I can because I really feel this is critical at this point. Thanking you all in advance for your much needed information!