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07/01/2010
...blind placebo controlled food challenge. Advantages: The most accurate testing method for food allergies, criterion standard. Disadvantages: Risk of anaphylactic reactions, significant amount of time and man power needed, cost, facility must have proper tools and equipment to perform this test. Quick tip: If you’re new to oral food challenge doctor visits, these visits can sometimes last 3 to 4 hours. One food allergy parent we spoke with said she was caught off guard and...
...he may have a food allergy. The specialist put Max on Neocate, and within 36 hours, there was remarkable improvement in his condition. “Once Max started the Neocate it was as if we had a new baby,” says Amanda. Summary: For months, Amanda repeatedly took Max who was in constant pain to the doctor, and received no answers about what could be wrong. It wasn’t until he was prescribed Neocate that he finally began to...
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...
05/24/2016
...track symptom improvements over time after taking certain foods out of the diet Automating Food Allergy Tracking Food allergy tracking can be done with an old school paper and pen method or you can go the high tech route with spreadsheets or phone apps. Did you know that using the new Neocate Footsteps app you can simplify the tracking process and even email your doctor all the information ahead of time? There are many features...
Coronavirus (COVID-19): How you can protect yourself and the vulnerable around you
04/13/2020
...from viruses such as cold, flu and Coronavirus. 5. Feeling sick? Seek medical care early If you or anyone around you has early signs of the Coronavirus, such as a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical attention immeadiately, but stay away from the hospital or pharmacy to avoid further spread of the disease. It is best to self-isolate, call the doctor and follow the directions of your local health authority. What does it mean...
...weeks, Jude’s parents began to see significant improvement in the symptoms their son had had for six months. “He has been on Neocate now for about six months and is eating better than ever!” says Paige. Summary: For six months, Jude suffered from extreme eczema and reflux that didn’t allow him to eat or sleep comfortably. Many doctors’ visits later, Neocate was recommended for Jude. “I am so grateful for Neocate Infant formula,” says Paige....
...Patient History Isabella spent the first 10 days of her life in the NICU after being born prematurely. When her parents Allison and Tyler finally brought her home, she became extremely colicky, gassy and calorie-deprived. Isabella was losing the strength to breastfeed, so her mom Allison began supplementing with formula. Despite her visits to the doctor three times a week, Isabella still struggled to gain weight and her mom began noticing blood in her...
06/08/2017
...past, they may recommend a more cautious approach. “Oral food challenge” is the name for this type of test, which is conducted under medical supervision (at a doctor’s office) in case of a severe reaction to the food. These usually start with small amounts of the food, gradually increasing the amounts as tolerated. They typically take several hours, as the medical team watches for allergic reactions. Depending on your results, the healthcare team will guide...
   
 
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