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Cow Milk Allergy
08/01/2017
​Cow milk, a childhood staple and a key source of vital nutrients, is also responsible for the most common food allergy in early life. Learn more about the symptoms that a milk allergy may cause and how Neocate can...
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...
Multiple Food Allergies
08/01/2017
Multiple food allergies can make life challenging for you and your child. Meals at home, dining out, and meeting nutritional needs can become obstacles. Learn more about multiple food allergies and how Neocate can...
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...
Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome
09/25/2017
Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome is also called ​FPIES – pronounced like the letter “f” followed by the word “pies.” If you’ve never heard of it, allow us to help! FPIES is an allergic reaction to food in the digestive tract. Learn more about FPIES and how Neocate can...
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...
06/28/2011
...While we usually write about common food allergy symptoms, such as diarrhea or eczema, more severe reactions like anaphylaxis are possible for many children and adults with allergies. Allergens that cause anaphylaxis include food, insect stings, drugs, latex, and even exercise. When anaphylaxis happens as a result of contact with an allergen, a rapid immune reaction occurs that can quickly make breathing very difficult. For those patients an immediate injection of epinephrine can prevent...
   
 
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