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09/09/2010
...As many of you may know, food allergy symptoms can appear in a variety of ways. One of the most concerning symptoms of a food allergy is when a person goes into anaphylactic shock. In fact, food allergies are believed to be the leading cause of anaphylaxis outside the hospital setting. The CDC reported that food allergies result in over 300,000 ambulatory-care visits a year among children. Because this is the most life...
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...
Multiple Food Allergies in Babies
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...
Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES)
10/28/2021
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...
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...
03/09/2015
...We like to share important research that we learn about related to food allergies. Here’s a study we heard about recently through Kids with Food Allergies (KFA) related to the use of epinephrine in cases of food-induced anaphylaxis. You can read KFA’s original post here. You can actually read the full article (for free!) on the website for the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. For those of you who don’t want...
02/28/2012
...Today we want to share some information on a piece of legislation that could affect you, the School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act (“The Act”). We’ve shared tips for epinephrine at school and thought that this was a great topic to share since it’s something Neocate families can help to turn into a law. The Act The Act matters to all families that are concerned about anaphylaxis during school. If you have ever witnessed...
10/01/2015
...In a recent article published by the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), a panel of allergy experts and emergency physicians advise that emergency medicine teams should administer epinephrine to any patient they suspect is experiencing an allergic reaction. This challenges previous recommendations that the decision to use epinephrine should be weighed more carefully. Epinephrine is considered by doctors to be the first line of defense in an episode of anaphylaxis, or...
   
 
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