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Short Bowel Syndrome & Malabsorption
09/25/2017
​Short bowel syndrome (SBS) occurs when a large portion of the small intestine and/or colon is removed. A shortened small bowel is a serious condition which makes it difficult to get the nutrition needed to grow because of malabsorption and intolerance of normal nutrition. Malabsorption can also be part of other allergic & gastrointestinal conditions. Neocate – easy to digest and absorb – can be part of the solution....
Duocal
03/18/2019
...for the dietary management of conditions where a high-energy, low-fluid, low-electrolytes diet is indicated, protein-restricted diets, disorders of protein and amino acid metabolism, malabsorptive states, modular diets, and catabolic states (e.g. burns, trauma, post-operative stress).   It contains a unique dual energy source of carbohydrate and fat (no protein, vitamins or minerals). Duocal® is flavorless and is appropriate for oral and tube feeding. Good to Know Duocal® is:   Dairy free Made in a dairy...
Multiple Food Allergies
08/01/2017
Multiple food allergies can make life challenging for you and your child. Meals at home, dining out, and meeting nutritional needs can become obstacles. Learn more about multiple food allergies and how Neocate can...
06/14/2012
...small intestine is actually the part of the GI tract where most nutrients are absorbed. Some nutrients are absorbed near the front of the small intestines, in the duodenum. But most of the absorption in the small intestine happens in the second two parts, the jejunum and the ileum. Each section of the small intestine is a little different, and absorbs different nutrients. Disorders of the Small Intestine Because it’s so good at absorption, patients...
02/25/2016
...rare when it affects less than 200,000 Americans at any given time. Looking for a list? You can find one here, thanks to the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). Many of the medical foods that we make here at Nutricia – like Neocate products – are used by individuals with a rare disease. Our goal is simply to improve their lives through medical nutrition. Rare diseases include some food allergy conditions, like food protein-induced...
07/25/2013
...a few things that were a bit more interesting. Children born outside the US were more likely to have allergies if their parents were born in the US versus outside the US. We didn’t see that coming! Finally, children who moved to the US from another country were more likely to develop allergic disorders the longer they lived in the US! We’d love to know if children who are born in the US and move...
...week is National Eosinophil Awareness Week because I have a personal connection with its origin. In 2007, my family helped the American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) to get this special week declared. I was one of the kid ambassadors that went to talk to members of Congress about eosinophilic esophagitis. That was one of the best things that came out of having EoE! -Zachary For more information about EoE and National Eosinophil Awareness Week,...
04/09/2015
...is structurally similar to corn syrup solids, with slight differences in the degree of refinement Some of the carbohydrate in liquid Neocate products comes from sucrose (table sugar) that comes from beets, so there is less overall corn-derived carbohydrate in these products compared to Neocate powdered products, calorie-for-calorie Carbohydrates are essential for life, so carbohydrate ingredients are in every nutritionally complete formula. Formulas that do not contain any carbohydrate are used for rare disorders where...
     
 
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