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Short Bowel Syndrome & Malabsorption
04/05/2022
...Short bowel syndrome (SBS) usually occurs when a large portion of the small intestine and/or colon is removed (resected). Sometimes, children are born with a small intestine that doesn’t work like it should. With a shortened bowel, a person has trouble absorbing enough nutrients, called “malabsorption.” Malabsorption is a condition that can cause malnutrition and poor growth. Malabsorption can also be part of other allergic and gastrointestinal conditions....
Short Bowel Syndrome & Malabsorption Symptoms & Signs
...Many babies and children with short bowel syndrome (SBS) experience symptoms like diarrhea, dehydration, and poor growth. Infants and children with SBS may also have an increased risk of developing food allergies. This may be due to damage to the inner lining of the intestine causing the immune system to react to food proteins. Other causes of malabsorption can also result in significant malnutrition....
Short Bowel Syndrome & Malabsorption Causes
The small intestine and colon play crucial roles in digestion. The small intestine absorbs a majority of the nutrients your body needs to function, and the colon mainly absorbs water. Both are key for your child to grow. Loss of any part of the small bowel reduces the area available to absorb nutrients and fluids. Some infants are born with portions of the small intestine faulty or missing. Others have parts of the...
Short Bowel Syndrome & Malabsorption Diagnosis & Tests
Congenital Short bowel syndrome (SBS) is diagnosed by your healthcare provider through patient history, clinical evaluation, and specialized testing. If your child has had a portion of their small intestine removed, your healthcare provider will be able to tell if your child has SBS as a...
Short Bowel Syndrome & Malabsorption Management Diet
...When a large part of the small bowel is removed, the route that nutrients take to get through the intestinal tract is shortened. It is no longer a normal pathway from the stomach to the end of the intestine, which can cause problems for the infant or child. In SBS patients, malabsorption of nutrients is common....
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06/21/2017
​Food Allergy Conditions & Symptoms
07/20/2017
If your child has symptoms after eating certain foods, he or she may have a food allergy. But, what is a food allergy and what are the most common...
Complete Amino Acid Mix
03/18/2019
...indicated (e.g. cow milk allergy or multiple food allergies) Intractable malabsorption Feeding difficulties in post-operative conditions Chronic intestinal diseases (e.g. Crohn’s disease) Short bowel syndrome following intestinal resection Good to Know Made in a dairy protein-free facility No artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners Complete Amino Acid Mix is a specially formulated medical food and should only be used under medical supervision. It’s important to always contact a healthcare professional before making any changes to your child’s...
   
 
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