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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....
05/10/2012
...levels of eosinophils are located within the digestive tract. Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE): high numbers of eosinophils in the esophagus. Eosinophilic Gastritis (EG): high numbers of eosinophils in the stomach. Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis (EGE): high numbers of eosinophils in the stomach and small intestine. Eosinophilic Colitis (EC): high numbers of eosinophils in the large intestine. Colitis is an inflammation of the colon, the digestive organ absorbing water and mineral salts from the digestion of food. APFED also...
05/15/2015
...Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) is a condition that is continuing to get more and more attention in the medical community, which means the public is learning more about it too. Unfortunately though, the management options for EoE are not black and white. EoE may be managed either with medication, which has known long-term side effects, or nutrition management, which has been shown extremely effective, but may be difficult to follow for some families. Medications used...
10/06/2011
...We’re always keeping our eyes peeled and our ears tuned for news and research on eosinophilic esophagitis (also known as EoE). This matters to us because many children with EoE use Neocate as part of their elimination diet to help manage EoE. The Study Dr. Charles DeBrosse and Dr. James Franciosi are part of a team at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC). The CCHMC has a Center for Eosinophilic Disorders. The team...
07/13/2010
...We’ve written before about eosinophilic esophagitis or EoE, but wanted to share some information today about an important advocacy group dedicated to patients and families with EoE and other eosinophilic disorders known as APFED – the American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders. How APFED Got It’s Start APFED was started by Elizabeth Mays, a mother whose son had eosinophilic gastroenteritis, to create a place where families could “come together to share knowledge, educate themselves, arm...
6 Things I wish I knew Before Starting an Elimination Diet for Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)
09/13/2016
Our guest blog today comes from Alexia Beauregard. Alexia is a food allergy specialist dietitian who also specializes in eating and feeding disturbances and is based in Greenville, South Carolina. She loves working with food allergy families to help make food fun again. Alexia believes that eating should be one of the basic joys in life and wants everyone to be able to enjoy whatever foods they can. 1. You can start getting...
05/18/2016
...connective tissue Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorders: Eosinophilic Colitis: large intestine Eosinophilic Esophagitis: esophagus Eosinophilic Gastritis: stomach Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis: stomach and small intestine Eosinophilic Granulomatosis with Polyangitis, aka Churg-Strauss Syndrome: lungs, sinuses, heart, various organ systems Eosinophilic Pneumonia: lungs Hypereosinophilic Syndrome: blood and any organ he most common of these diseases are eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders (EGIDs), affecting the gastrointestinal tract. In patients with EGIDs, particularly eosinophilic esophagitis, food proteins often trigger eosinophils to release toxins into the...
...Hi my name is Zachary and I am 13 years old. I was diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) at 13 months of age. I have had this disease my entire life. Besides EoE, I have food allergies. In the beginning I was on formula only (an elemental diet, which is only amino acid-based nutrition) because there weren’t any foods that were safe for me to eat. When I was 9 years old and in...
   
 
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