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...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,...
12/15/2009
...if your baby has any feeding or swallowing disorders or has ever worked with a Speech and Language Pathologist or Feeding Specialist. In general, here are the stages that most babies follow for new textures, from simple to complex: Stage 1: thin and smooth Stage 2: lumps and chunks Stage 3: finger foods 6. As your baby gets older, solid foods will meet more and more of her nutritional needs. Eventually, most children will get...
04/26/2012
...ability to absorb nutrients from food properly. Once food allergies are diagnosed, entire food groups may be eliminated from the diet. Such a restricted diet can make it difficult to get enough nutrition. Gastrointestinal conditions(such as GERD, chronic diarrhea, celiac, etc) Metabolic disorders Infections/illnesses Physical conditions (such as heart conditions, cleft palates, etc) How is FTT Managed? The child’s healthcare provider will determine the best course of treatment, depending on the underlying cause for the...
07/31/2015
...Our guest blog today comes from Raquel Durban, a Registered Dietitian specializing in immediate and delayed food allergies in Charlotte, NC. Raquel is a medical advisory board member for the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Connection Team (FAACT) and an active participant in the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology (AAAAI), American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) and International Network for Diet and Nutrition in Allergy (INDANA). We would like to thank Raquel for...
05/03/2013
...al. Caesarean section delivery and the risk of allergic disorders in childhood. Clin Exp Allergy. 2005 Nov;35(11):1466-72. 4. Juhn YJ, et al. Mode of delivery at birth and development of asthma: a population-based cohort study. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2005 Sep;116(3):510-6. 5. Kvenshagen B, et al. Is there an increased frequency of food allergy in children delivered by caesarean section compared to those delivered vaginally? Acta Paediatr. 2009 Feb;98(2):324-7. 6. Younus M. Abstract #82. Presented...
01/07/2015
...Our guest blog today comes from Raquel Durban, a Registered Dietitian specializing in immediate and delayed food allergies in Charlotte, NC. Raquel is a medical advisory board member for the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Connection Team (FAACT) and an active participant in the American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology (AAAAI), American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) and International Network for Diet and Nutrition in Allergy (INDANA). We would like to thank Raquel...
06/05/2012
...from the mouth to the stomach, where the majority of digestion begins. Disorders of the Esophagus The LES prevents the stomach contents and acids from coming up into the esophagus. When the LES does not work properly, stomach acids can travel backwards into the esophagus, a condition we know as reflux. This can lead to symptoms like heartburn, coughing, or hoarseness. When reflux occurs frequently and causes symptoms, this is known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease...
12/29/2016
...into your digestive tract. This can have general benefits, like crowding out potentially harmful microbes. Or it can have specific benefits. For example, some probiotics may be helpful for people with diarrhea related to antibiotics, and others can help people with specific digestive disorders. It’s important to know that not all probiotics are the same. Probiotics are available as supplements, such as in sachets, tablets or capsule form. Probiotics can also be present in certain...
   
 
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