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...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,...
...Carson was suffering from eosinophilic esophagitis, gastroesophageal reflux disease, milk allergies and soy intolerance. Weight loss was a constant struggle and he was unable to sleep. Nutritional Management and Outcome: Pediatricians perscribed Zantac and Reglan, but neither helped. The family tried mixing rice cereal in his formula, but there was no improvement. “We struggled to make it work,” says Jennifer. “Everyone was sleep deprived and exhausted from caring for Carson.” After months of battling pain...
06/10/2010
We’ve talked about Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) before, and today we wanted to talk about dysphagia and aspiration, two things that can be associated with GERD. Dysphagia refers to the inability of food and/or liquids to pass easily from the mouth, into the throat, through the esophagus and into to the stomach during the process of swallowing.[1] In more simple terms, it means “difficulty swallowing.” Many medical conditions can cause dysphagia but in...
Allergen-Free Mayonnaise
...The following allergen-free mayonnaise recipe was created by Carina Venter, B.Sc. Dietetics, Post Grad Dip in Allergy, PhD, RD. Carina is an Allergy Specialist dietitian dealing with children and adults diagnosed with food allergies, ranging from Food Protein-induced Enterocolitis Syndrome, Eosinophilic Gastro-intestinal diseases, other non-IgE-mediated food allergies and IgE-mediated food allergies. She was inspired to create two mayonnaise recipes that could be suitable for her eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) patients that are following an elemental...
...food allergies. After trying almost every other type of formula, including Nutramigen AA, Alimentum and Elecare, Cat did some research and decided to ask her doctor about Neocate. He agreed it was a good option and they made the switch when Parker was 14 weeks old. “Instantly, Parker quit fussing and within a few weeks I could see a complete change,” says Cat. At 7 months old Parker was diagnosed with Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis and Colitis,...
Allergen-Free Sweet Dipping Sauce
...create dipping recipes that could be suitable for her eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) patients who follow elemental diets. To learn more about Carina’s practice, please visit https://carinaventeronline.com. For those on elemental diet for EoE, Carina suggests to use this sweet sauce for dipping carrots and “allowed” fruit like apples and pears once these are re-introduced. As always, check with your doctor before trying the recipe and make sure that you/your child drink sufficient fluid. Happy Dipping!...
   
 
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