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07/13/2010
...We’ve written before about eosinophilic esophagitis or EoE, but wanted to share some information today about an important advocacy group dedicated to patients and families with EoE and other eosinophilic disorders known as APFED – the American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders. How APFED Got It’s Start APFED was started by Elizabeth Mays, a mother whose son had eosinophilic gastroenteritis, to create a place where families could “come together to share knowledge, educate themselves, arm...
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
09/25/2017
...Eosinophilic esophagitis, or EoE, is a condition typically caused by food allergies. (It is sometimes referred to as eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders or EGIDs). Eosinophilic esophagitis causes inflammation of the esophagus due to a build-up of eosinophils, a type of blood cell. Symptoms can be painful, and may include trouble swallowing, nausea, regurgitation, heartburn, abdominal or chest pain and weight loss. Read on to learn more about EoE and how Neocate can help....
05/10/2012
...lot of medical professionals also don’t know of the presence and impact of eosinophilic disorders. That makes next week a great time to inform friends, family, and health care professionals! Here are some easy ways that you can celebrate and help raise awareness: Help Raise Awareness At School As we all know schools and food allergies are major hot topics and this week is the perfect time to volunteer to give a presentation about food...
05/18/2016
...disorders, and other problems. When a person has elevated numbers of eosinophils in their digestive system, tissues, organs, and/or bloodstream, without a known cause, he or she may have an eosinophil-associated disease (EAD). Eosinophilic gastrointestinal disorders (EGIDs) are distinct diseases affecting areas of the gastrointestinal tract: the esophagus, stomach, and small and/or large intestine. EGIDs are often driven by food triggers. The diagnosis depends on where the eosinophils are found: Eosinophilic Cystitis: bladder Eosinophilic Fasciitis:...
Cow Milk Allergy
08/01/2017
​Cow milk, a childhood staple and a key source of vital nutrients, is also responsible for the most common food allergy in early life. Learn more about the symptoms that a milk allergy may cause and how Neocate can...
Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome
09/25/2017
Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome is also called ​FPIES – pronounced like the letter “f” followed by the word “pies.” If you’ve never heard of it, allow us to help! FPIES is an allergic reaction to food in the digestive tract. Learn more about FPIES and how Neocate can...
03/25/2010
...We know that the diagnosis of a food allergy or GI condition can sometimes be overwhelming for families. Fortunately, there are many great support groups out there that can help you find your footing with resources, advice and stories from other families going through similar situations. Here are a few that we have found helpful. American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) APFED is an advocacy group for children and adults living with eosinophilic esophagitis,...
03/11/2012
...Based on clinical research, Neocate has shown to be successful in the management of a number of GI and food allergy related conditions including: · Cow and soy milk allergies · Multiple food protein intolerance · Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) · Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) · Malabsorption · Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) · Other GI disorders We have blogged about each of these conditions, but one area we wanted to focus on was the “Other...
   
 
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