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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...
07/10/2017
...Managing your child’s multiple food allergies can be a daily challenge. There are food diaries and elimination diets. There is eating in versus dining out. It’s overwhelming and time-consuming to find safe ingredients and substitutes to allergens. Now there is an app for food allergy management — Footsteps from Neocate. I spent some time exploring the app, and here are my thoughts about how it helps food allergy management. Best Feature for food allergy...
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...
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,...
Going to Preschool Or Daycare with Food Allergies
08/19/2009
...The first day of preschool or daycare with food allergies is an exciting time for young children. It’s usually also an exciting time for parents, too! Sometimes, introducing little ones with food allergies and related conditions into a new environment can be scary and, depending on the severity of the allergy, even a bit dangerous. Prepare for preschool or daycare with food allergies. If this situation is one you will face soon, then...
01/18/2011
...it.” Many parents who eventually learn that their child has a food allergy, which can only be treated by changing the diet, wish their journey to a solution had been shorter and simpler. Here are some tips for what you can do if you feel your doctor isn’t recognizing your little one’s rash as a possible sign of a food allergy. Take Careful Notes A rash is often the first sign of a food allergy...
07/01/2015
...By Kimberly Pellicore, The Food Allergy Mom Kimberly has celiac disease and is a proud mom to two children, one of whom has severe, multiple life-threatening food allergies and asthma. After years of being largely dissatisfied with the lack of credible online and local support systems, she established thefoodallergymom.org to offer parents and caregivers of children with celiac disease, food allergies, and asthma a POSITIVE support network. Follow her on Facebook , Twitter ,...
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...
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