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Signs and Symptoms for Using Amino Acid-Based Formulas for Cow Milk Allergy
08/31/2018
...a hypoallergenic amino acid-based formula, like Neocate, should be used instead of an eHF to manage cow milk allergy. Available Types of Baby Formula First, let’s review available types of baby formulas. The below table provides quick insight into the different types. Understanding formula differences is important in cow milk allergy (CMA). Infant formulas vary by the kind of protein used to make them and the size of the protein. The source and size of...
04/05/2011
...We’ve discussed the Top 8 Allergens which account for 90% of all food allergies. These allergens are the main offenders in the US, but there are certain food allergies that are unique to certain regions of the world. EuroPrevall was a global research project funded by the European Union that looked at food allergy prevalence and patterns among various countries around the world. EuroPrevall revealed that there are major differences in the common food...
FPIES: Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome
09/25/2017
...Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome typically affects infants and young children. It is also called FPIES – pronounced like the letter “F” followed by the word “pies.” FPIES is a rare type of food allergy that affects the digestive tract. Symptoms show up a few hours after eating. The hallmark symptom is severe vomiting. There can also be diarrhea, lethargy, dehydration, low blood pressure, and low body temperature. Milk, soy, rice, and oats are some...
08/07/2014
...This is a guest post from Leslie Stiles. Leslie Stiles received her BS in English Literature at University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and obtained her Masters in Human Nutrition from University of Illinois in Chicago. She works as a Senior Clinical Nutritionist at a children’s hospital in Chicago, IL. A diagnosis of a food allergy may come as a shock to your family, and that shock may continue when you go to the grocery...
03/24/2011
...Today I want to share the World Allergy Organization’s (WAO) latest guidelines for cow milk allergy (CMA). WAO is a leading source of allergy information worldwide for medical professionals and consumers. The WAO released the guidelines in April 2010. They are designed for healthcare professtionals, but open to the public, which is great. Feel free to review them by following the link. They may be best to share with your allergist, pediatric gastroenterologist, dietitian,...
03/25/2010
...eosinophilic gastroenteritis, eosinophilic colitis, hypereosinophilic syndrome, and other eosinophilic disorders. It is a great resource and provides accurate, up-to-date information on eosinophilic disorders and related problems. Not only does the organization increase awareness and educate patients and physicians, APFED also works to increase funding for research. Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) FARE was established in 1991 to share information vital to raising a child with food allergies. Throughout the year the group holds events...
08/11/2016
...A food allergy parent is challenging. It has been said before and it should be said again: allergies are no laughing matter. Food allergies are a serious health concern affecting 1 out of 13 children in the United States, and behind every one of those children is a devoted parent. Being on a food allergy journey with a child is not easy, and every family’s experience is different. But no matter the trials, food...
01/23/2014
...A Food Allergy Action Plan outlines the recommended actions to take if your child experiences an allergic reaction. It is important to create a Food Allergy Action Plan for your child and provide it to their school, camp, coaches, other parents, or anyone else who may need to assist your child in case of a food allergy-related emergency. If you are new to food allergies, you may be wondering where to start. We’ve compiled...
   
 
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