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10/20/2011
One concern I hear from a number of families who have children with food allergies is exactly what food brands are their children allowed to have. So as Halloween gets closer, we wanted to provide a list of common brands of common Halloween treats and the allergens they are free from. Important to note that this list may not be complete or up-to-date. Please note it is always important to be sure with...
03/08/2016
Depending on where you live in the world and your personal beliefs, March 8th can either be a day of celebrating women (somewhere between a Mother’s Day and Valentine’s day) or it can take on a more political twist. Today we would like to take the opportunity to tip our hats to women everywhere and share some of our favorite inspirational quotes to help you get into a celebratory mood. “Nothing is impossible;...
06/07/2016
Okay, I admit it. I don’t always know what to say when I am trying to describe a health condition or diagnosis to someone else. I find this to be true when talking to my patients but even more so when trying to explain my own personal health to my family and friends. Putting aside the emotions that come along with many health situations, I often struggle to find the right words to...
...decreased symptoms, but there were still unexplained flare-ups. Two months post-diagnosis, we were visiting family for the holidays where each day started with a hot breakfast. Paulie’s asthma and eczema flared each morning shortly after we entered the kitchen, but only sometimes during lunch and dinner. Finally the pattern was clear. He was reacting to food proteins in the air! We learned not to cook or reheat anything with eggs or pork around Paulie. Peanuts...
01/28/2011
...action plan. The plan should cover how to deal with snacks/lunch each day, what will happen on holidays and other special celebrations involving food, the potential for cross-contamination or accidental exposure, how to spot symptoms of an allergic reaction and how to treat them. Make sure your child is aware of their restricted diet. If your child knows what foods are safe and what to avoid, it can be extremely helpful to avoid exposure to...
01/26/2017
...“Can I eat this?” At holidays, parties and family and school events, parents will eventually hear “Can I eat this?” from their child with food allergies. Hopefully, you have taught your child to always ask before taking a bite! You may not have had time to fully investigate the requested food, which requires not just reading the label, but may require calling the manufacturer of the prepared food. Consulting websites such as www.foodallergy.org or...
05/26/2016
Your child’s birthday is a fun and exciting day for the whole family! There are many things to consider when planning a celebration for your Little One, whether you’re having a small family party or a huge birthday bash. And planning can be a little more challenging when food allergies are involved; but we are here to help with a fun roundup of some of our community’s best birthday cake recipes and ideas!...
Traveling with Neocate – Ready, Set, Go!
08/02/2017
When traveling with Neocate, there is always a lot to consider when planning a trip. Where will you go, how will you get there, who will join you in your adventure? Traveling with a food allergy adds yet another caveat to the plan. What will you eat and how much Neocate will you need to bring? Some parents wonder about the best way to bring and travel with Neocate. Some become concerned...
   
 
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