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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...
05/12/2011
...was okay too, because dietitians who work with children and adults with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) allow these when the patients follow an amino acid-based (or “elemental”) diet. What wasn’t allowed? Anything else! With these rules in mind, I used my approximate calorie needs to design a “meal plan” and dove right in. Day 1 Menu: Morning Snack: Neocate Infant Breakfast: Neocate Infant Lunch: Neocate Infant + artificial lemon-lime flavor Dessert: Neocate Nutra + Neocate Junior,...
...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...
10/04/2016
...The 4-food elimination diet vs 6-food elimination diet The 4-food elimination diet is a new concept. 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. 6-food elimination diet On the 6-food elimination diet, a person must avoid milk, wheat, soy, egg, peanut,...
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...
...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...
Signs and Symptoms for Using Amino Acid-Based Formulas for Cow Milk Allergy
08/31/2018
...like Neocate. Specific conditions the healthcare team might look for are food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) and eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). These can come with severe GI symptoms, like vomiting or reflux, and cow milk allergy is often part of these conditions. Blood in the stool that doesn’t respond to management can also signal a severe GI allergy. Your child’s doctor will decide what signs or conditions are severe. 4. Anaphylaxis Anaphylaxis (or anaphylactic) reactions to...
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...
   
 
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