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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...
Signs and Symptoms for Using Amino Acid-Based Formulas for Cow Milk Allergy
08/31/2018
...Signs and symptoms for using Amino Acid-Based formulas can vary, so when a baby first shows possible signs and symptoms of a cow milk allergy, parents wonder, how do doctors diagnose it, and choose the best management option? Let us review potential indicators healthcare professionals could look to determine if hypoallergenic amino acid-based formulas (AAF) like Neocate can help manage cow milk allergy. Before we jump into these, let’s quickly review some types of...
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...
10/24/2017
...reaction. Talk with your child and help them understand the dangers of taking just a small taste of the food he/she might be allergic to. If prescribed, always have Epinephrine on hand in case of a severe reaction to one of the food allergens. Advocate for a safe Halloween with food allergies The biggest movement to date to help raise awareness for food allergies and drive inclusion for all is Food Allergy Research & Education’s...
   
 
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