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Patient Perspectives – Teddy’s Feeding Tube Journey of Hope
...continued periodically to this day. Teddy was diagnosed with multiple food allergies when he was a year old, and at 18 months he was diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). He remains on an amino acid formula that he chooses to drink at school and be fed by tube at home. He has very few safe foods, though we are always working to find new foods that will be safe for him. The social and emotional...
...and tree nuts were banned from our home completely. Paulie continued to sensitize to more foods over time. His allergy list grew from two foods to eight, and then to fourteen. Eventually, he was reacting to every food that he’d ever eaten. Additionally, Paulie was diagnosed with another allergic condition: eosinophilic esophagitis (EE or EoE). So, in addition to immediate and potentially life-threatening asthma and skin reactions, Paulie also has delayed GI reactions. These include...
...to other people’s houses.” As it turned out, Shannon was suffering from food allergies, celiac disease and eosinophilic esophagitis. Nutritional Management and Outcome: In the long months that followed, Shannon tried five different formulas and two different types of medicines for reflux, but nothing helped her eat or lessened her discomfort. Then, at seven months old, Shannon was prescribed Neocate. Within two days her eyes brightened, her skin cleared and she no longer spit-up. “We...
06/15/2012
...Q: It seems like Nutricia has amino-acid based products that are for children. Can teenagers and adults use Neocate products? A: We get questions about using Neocate for older children, teenagers, and adults pretty often. This is especially common when folks are diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) beyond childhood and an elemental diet is recommended. Here’s what you need to know: Neocate’s tailored nutrition The Neocate products are all designed and tailored for specific...
06/14/2012
...of nutrients. The high nutrient levels and unique fats in Neocate also make it a good choice for patients with other disorders that affect digestion and absorption, such as protein maldigestion or fat malabsorption. Some patients might also have a condition called Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome(FPIES). This is related to Eosinophilic Esophagitis(EoE), and Neocate can also help. Stay tuned for next week’s article in the Gut Series, which will discuss the large intestine! – Rob...
...focused on maintaining his diet. Nutritional Management and Outcome: Landen saw numerous doctors, including an ear, nose and throat doctor who referred him to a gastroenterologist. “Two weeks after seeing the specialist, we had a confirmation of his eosinophilic esophagitis,” says Kara. After Landen was diagnosed, his symptoms continued for two and half months. “We went back to the doctor and Neocate was the first thing that was recommended to us,” says Kara. Shortly after...
06/17/2010
...So when reflux is a symptom of food allergies, Neocate can help. A healthcare professional can diagnose a food allergy. If you suspect your child may have a food allergy, these 8 questions can help you talk to your healthcare professional about your concerns. Also, children with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) can have symptoms of dysphagia and often have symptoms of reflux. EoE is caused by food allergies and can be managed effectively by eliminating the...
10/04/2016
...The 6-food elimination diet has been used for a number of years to help EoE (eosinophilic esophagitis) patients of all ages figure out their trigger foods. Now research suggests the 4-food elimination diet can be an effective option to manage EoE. On the 6-food elimination diet, a person must avoid milk, wheat, soy, egg, peanut, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish. If you count all of those foods, it is actually 8 and not 6,...
   
 
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