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2019 PNCM Update Summary and Technical Summary


PNCM® Resources Updates

  • CDC Z-score Data Files linked under Growth Charts


PNCM® Clinical Updates

Conditions Section

Summary of Updates

Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Disease

All new section with comprehensive nutritional management for your clients with congenital sucrase-isomaltase disease.


Updated section highlighting the Academy’s Practice Paper: Classic and Modified Ketogenic Diets for Treatment of Epilepsy.

Malnutrition Related to Undernutrition

New section with all-inclusive guidance for providing nutrition care in the pediatric malnutrition population.

Preterm and High-Risk Infants

In-depth update of all preterm and high-risk infants sections including congenital heart disease, hyperbilirubinemia, respiratory disease, necrotizing enterocolitis, congenital anomalies of the alimentary tract, short bowel syndrome, gastroesophageal reflux disease, renal dysfunction, neurologic and metabolic disorders, endocrine disorders, metabolic bone disease of prematurity, general nutrition assessment, follow-up and discharge, enteral nutrition, and parenteral nutrition. This section also includes new guidance on nutrition care of neonatal abstinence syndrome.

Vegetarian Children

Fully updated section. Check out the new Ingredient Guide created by the Vegetarian Resource Workgroup and extensive nutrient considerations for vegetarians and vegans in the Nutrition Intervention area.


New and Improved PNCM® Client Education Handouts

Don’t miss the expanded and updated PNCM® client education handouts:

Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Disease

  • Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Disease (CSID) Nutrition Therapy for Infants and Children (new)
  • When Your Child Has Congenital Sucrase-Isomaltase Disease (CSID): How to Read a Food Label (new)


  • Diabetes Label Reading Tips (updated)


  • Charlie Foundation: Does what I eat affect my epilepsy? (new)
  • Charlie Foundation: Whole Foods Diet (new)
  • Epilepsy Nutrition Therapy: Ketogenic Diet (new)
  • Epilepsy Nutrition Therapy: Low Glycemic Index Treatment (new)
  • Ketogenic Diet: Snack and Beverage Ideas (new)


  • Diarrhea Nutrition Therapy (updated)


  • Calcium-Rich Diet (updated)

Malnutrition Related to Undernutrition

  • Undernutrition Nutrition Therapy (new)

Modified Consistency

  • Full Liquid Diet (updated)
  • IDDSI - Consumer Handouts (new)
  • Mechanical Soft Nutrition Therapy (updated)
  • Pureed Foods Nutrition Therapy (updated)

Normal Nutrition

  • Vegetarian Nutrition for School-Age Children (updated)
  • Vegetarian Nutrition for Toddlers and Young Children (Age 2-5 years) (updated)
  • Vegetarian Nutrition for Teen Athletes (updated)

Organ Transplant

  • Neutropenic Nutrition Therapy (updated)

Preterm and High-Risk Infants

  • Nutrition at Home for Preterm Infants Corrected Age: 1 to 4 Months (updated)
  • Nutrition at Home for Preterm Infants Corrected Age: 4 to 6 Months (updated)
  • Nutrition at Home for Preterm Infants Corrected Age: 6 to 8 Months (updated)
  • Nutrition at Home for Preterm Infants Corrected Age: 8 to 12 Months (updated)


Retired PNCM® Content


  • Failure to Thrive

Client Education Handouts

  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy Classic Foods
  • Epilepsy Classic Sample Menu
  • Failure to Thrive Nutrition Therapy is now Undernutrition Nutrition Therapy

New Subscription Status Admin Page and Online PO Payments

Along with our 2019 PNCM® updates new admin tools have been added to make managing your subscriptions easier.


  • The new subscription status page is available to all subscription administrators.
  • Learn more about these updates here.


We hope you enjoy the 2019 Pediatric Nutrition Care Manual® Updates!


The NCM® Team