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Cow Milk Allergy in Babies
08/01/2017
...Cow milk, a childhood staple and a key source of vital nutrients, is also the most common food allergen in early life. Like many allergic disorders, researchers and doctors aren’t sure of the exact cause of cow milk allergy or why some infants develop a milk allergy while others do not. Researchers are working to better understand factors that may contribute to cow milk allergy. Cow milk protein allergy is sometimes referred to as...
05/10/2012
...Food Allergy Awareness Week and National Eosinophil Awareness Weeks usually take place in the beginning of May each year. That’s no coincidence, since food allergies and eosinophilic disorders are closely related. For many of our families, both of these are important reason to celebrate next week and to spread the word. Food Allergy Awareness Week The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network(FAAN) established the first official “week” to increase awareness of food allergies in 1998,...
01/31/2017
...Each one of you is unique and special in some way and have his/her own food allergy role models. You might be special because of a talent that you possess such as singing or playing an instrument. Or maybe there is something in the way you look that makes you unique in your family. One thing that many of you have in common is that either you or someone you care for is living...
Multiple Food Allergies in Babies
08/01/2017
...Many families have children who suffer from cow milk allergy and at least one other food allergy. An allergy to more than one food is known as multiple food allergies. For instance, about one-third of cow milk allergy patients may develop allergies to other foods. Dealing with multiple food allergies can make life challenging for you and your child. Meals at home, dining out, play dates, and meeting nutritional needs can become obstacles....
8 Common Signs and Symptoms of a Cow Milk Allergy
05/07/2018
...More and more children are developing food allergies. Did you know, cow milk protein is the most common food allergen in early childhood? It’s even more prevalent in infancy than peanut allergy. In fact, more than 100,000 babies each year – 2-5% of infants – suffer from this allergy in the US. Cow milk allergy (CMA) can also be called milk protein allergy, milk protein intolerance or cow milk protein allergy (CMPA). Want...
09/21/2010
...food allergies. Food Allergy Clothing, Bracelets & More! Fortunately, there are some easy ways to remind people about your child’s food allergies! Food allergy awareness t-shirts, wrist bands and more are available so that you can be sure the message gets out about the foods that they need to avoid. As a child with Type 1 diabetes, I had to wear a bracelet that informed people that I was a diabetic. At that time, the...
05/01/2014
...May, 2014 is a big month for families managing food allergies and sensitivities. To begin with, FARE has declared May to be Food Allergy Action Month! In years past FARE organized Food Allergy Awareness Week, but one week just wasn’t enough time to raise awareness and inspire action. For the estimated 15 million Americans with food allergies, this is an ideal time to work together to improve understanding of food allergy, advance the search...
01/11/2016
...Happy 2016! A New Year brings a new opportunity to create change that will help improve the quality of our lives and the lives of others. When making your resolutions this year, don’t forget to keep Food Allergy Awareness on the top of that list! Our children and community need our help to keep them safe and healthy. This year let’s resolve to continue spreading the word on food allergies. Need some ideas...
   
 
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