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03/31/2016
...For many families, getting to a diagnosis of a food allergy can be a tough journey. Many food allergies and related conditions start with mysterious signs and symptoms that mimic other conditions or diseases, which can mean multiple doctor visits for some families to reach a diagnosis. For other families, symptoms can be severe enough to be life-threatening. Severe symptoms, while scary, may make finding a diagnosis simpler or faster, but not always. Regardless...
04/13/2012
...Many Neocate parents know that using allergy testing to determine food allergies can be tricky, because many children experience what may be considered a food intolerance or sensitivity, versus a true food allergy. Generally, a food allergy is considered to be an immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated immune response. (1) In a previous blog, we have outlined the standard tests that may be done to determine whether your child has an Ig-E mediated food allergy,...
05/24/2016
...the new app provides that can help you keep a detailed food allergy journal: Track events and share reports with your healthcare team: Diaper changes, symptoms, sleep times, meals, bottles, mood, weight, height and head circumference. Attach images and notes to any event, such as a diaper or skin rash. No need to guess when a specific event happened, how many wet diapers your baby had that day, or what that rash looked like last...
07/25/2017
...Planning is always the key to success and essential when your little one has food allergies. Let’s discuss some tips and resources to help you research summer camps for your little one to be sure both your child and the camp are properly equipped to successfully manage their food allergies. Questions that will need answers: What is the camp menu and options for allergy friendly alternatives? Is there a dedicated place for allergy friendly...
06/08/2017
...Learning that you or your loved one has an allergy to a food often sparks a long list of questions. One common question that many families have is “If my child is allergic to one food, what else might they be allergic to?” Another common question is “Where should I start when either trying new foods or adding foods back to my diet?” If you have these questions, you are not alone! First, everyone...
04/15/2015
...allergy apps: Make sure to check-out new Neocate Footsteps app launched April 2016. This app is for anyone with food allergies or those who care for children with food allergies. Neocate® Footsteps is the only app that specifically helps track usage of amino acid-based formulas and other food intake, allergic symptoms, moods, sleep times, diapers and more. It also provides helpful resources authored and edited by medical professionals on a weekly basis to help you...
09/17/2013
...food allergy? It is an adverse immune response to a food protein. This immune response often occurs quickly after ingestion, but can occur hours after food contact. Food allergies can be mediated by multiple immunologic mechanisms, but most commonly are the direct result of antibodies called Immunoglobulin E (IgE). These antibodies recognize food protein as foreign invaders and ultimately trigger cells in the skin, lungs, and gastrointestinal system to react. Signs/Symptoms: Tingling or itching in...
12/24/2015
...the ID tag to put critical information; · Your healthcare provider’s advice on what to include; · First/last name, allergies, emergency contact phone number with area code (2 of these); · Specifics-information that would help a first-responder (note: allergies come in all different sizes and symptoms. They can be driven by type, exposure and immune response. Also include if the allergy is mild or urgent). Stay tuned for future availability of something brand new to...
   
 
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