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...diapers. “Physically, Bella was weak. She was in extreme pain due to the gas and irritation and bleeding in her intestines,” says Allison.   Nutritional Management and Outcome When Isabella was six weeks old, Allison took her to a GI specialist who immediately diagnosed her with a milk and soy protein intolerance and reflux. The doctor switched her to Alimentum, a hydrolysate formula with partially broken down proteins. After two weeks on the new formula,...
05/18/2010
...and possibly oats. It is also in many other foods consumed daily, such as cereal, breads and pasta. Depending on the severity of the intolerance to gluten, different side effects may occur. They may be limited to GI discomfort, such as diarrhea, gas and bloating. A more severe intolerance would be classified as celiac disease (CD), a lifelong digestive disorder that causes damage to the small intestine and prevents absorption. Gluten-Free Diets If you or...
Neocate<sup>®</sup> Syneo<sup>®</sup> Was a Game Changer for Reagan  – A Parent’s Perspective
...have an occult test done and he was diagnosed with severe acid reflux. At this point he was extremely colicky, had foul smelling gas, had a rash on his face, neck and chest, and was very dry and scaly. He wouldn’t sleep more than a little bit unless he was laying on me or my husband and was also struggling with poor weight gain. He was finally diagnosed with a dairy and soy allergy with...
...Patient History: From the time Aidan was born, mealtimes made him extremely uncomfortable. “He got worse as he got older and we could not pinpoint what was causing the issues,” says his mother Laura. Aidan was unusually gassy and he experienced painful eczema on his face. His extreme fussiness was hard on the entire family. Nutritional Management and Outcome: Laura and Brett felt like they were constantly at the pediatrician’s office, who insisted that...
...measures to boost his weight, Parker started having gastrointestinal problems, with infrequent bowel movements and severe discomfort. “He would go 4-5 days without a stool and be in extreme pain. Nothing helped, and his weight gain was very slow,” says Cat. “He went 12 days without a stool, and was admitted to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin for several days.” Nutritional Management and Outcome: When he was 8 weeks old, doctors suspected Parker was suffering from...
Back to School With Food Allergies
08/18/2016
Summer is winding down, and it’s time to start helping your children prepare for their return to class and food allergy. Your school might have sent school supply lists, teacher assignments, and schedule for school nights. Now, it’s time to create your own food allergy checklist. Whether your child is returning to the classroom or attending for the first time, here are some things to help make sure they have a successful,...
03/23/2015
** THIS BLOG POST HAS BEEN DEPRECATED, NEW CMA BLOG POST IS UP: 8 SIGNS OF CMA** With the rise in food allergies among children, it is increasingly important for parents and caregivers to recognize the signs and symptoms of food allergies. Among foods that are common allergens, cow milk allergy (CMA) remains the most prevalent in infants and children. In the following video, “8 Signs of a Cow Milk Allergy,” our nutrition...
06/29/2010
...person lacks an enzyme called lactase that breaks down the milk sugar called lactose. This can cause gas, bloating and abdominal pain when consuming milk products. Fortunately, lactase tablets are available without a prescription to help treat this food intolerance. Because the symptoms of food allergies and intolerances are often similar, it is helpful to get tested by an allergist and keep a food diary. A food diary keeps track of which foods are eaten...
     
 
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