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Eosinophilic Esophagitis
09/25/2017
...Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is a condition typically caused by food allergies. (It is sometimes referred to as eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders or EGIDs). Eosinophilic esophagitis causes inflammation of the esophagus due to a build-up of eosinophils, a type of blood cell. Symptoms can be painful, and may include trouble swallowing, nausea, regurgitation, heartburn, abdominal or chest pain and weight loss. Read on to learn more about EoE and how Neocate can help....
12/17/2011
...Our post today is a guest blog entry from Lynda Mitchell . We’d like to thank her for guest blogging for us. When the Kids With Food Allergies Foundation opened its doors in 2005, Tracy, one of our members, told me her son had food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES), a rare allergy condition affecting the GI tract that was sometimes mistaken for an eosinophilic gastrointestinal condition. When Tracy shared her story, I came...
11/19/2014
...Many parents of children with food allergies and related conditions figure out over time how to explain the condition to others. Do you remember trying to explain your little one’s medical condition to someone for the first time? I remember the first time I tried to explain a rare allergic condition to someone: lots of head-scratching! If it’s hard for us as adults to figure out how to explain complicated medical conditions to other...
11/05/2015
...November has a lot of celebrations, some you know and some you might not be aware of. You might have heard of Thanksgiving and maybe even Movember movement to raise awareness for men’s health. But, did you know that November is also National Epilepsy Month? What is Epilepsy? According to the Epilepsy Foundation: Epilepsy is a neurological condition, which means it affects the brain, the main part of the nervous system. Epilepsy is a...
03/11/2012
...GI Disorders” section. Other GI disorders can include conditions such as Colic and Failure to Thrive. One ‘other GI disorder’ that has been getting a bit more notice recently is a condition called Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (or FPIES pronounced ‘F- pies’ for short). FPIES can be a serious condition if not managed properly. Unfortunately, FPIES is a condition that is often under-recognized and misdiagnosed despite studies suggesting that the prevalence of FPIES may be...
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...
8 Common Signs and Symptoms of a Cow Milk Allergy
05/07/2018
...CMA difficult to identify. First you must identify the cause of these signs and symptoms, then you can manage the condition and symptoms. Parents often tell us they waited months before their child was officially diagnosed with CMA. This often involves multiple doctor visits with few answers. Being able to spot possible signs of CMA may lead to recognizing it earlier. That can mean quicker solutions, often a hypoallergenic amino acid-based formula like Neocate®. When...
02/09/2010
...period of time. It is often used when diagnosing infants, children and the elderly. What’s the background on Failure to Thrive? FTT has been used for more than a century when diagnosing those who are unable to grow or maintain their weight properly; however, it still lacks concise guidelines because it describes a condition and not a disease. Most diagnoses of FTT are in infants and children and can be a result of something else...
   
 
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