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...challenging situation. We were thrilled to welcome twin boys into our family (especially after having 3 girls in a row). From the get go these guys were miserable, fussy, and adorable. At first their diagnosis was uncertain. At 7 weeks of age they developed eczema (a very itchy rash) that gradually spread from their face to their torso in spite of multiple visits to dermatologists (and many topical steroids). Our babies slept little, grew very...
12/02/2016
...where it normally doesn’t belong. (The picture above shows with eosinophils look like under a microscope!) When the eosinophils are in the esophagus due to GERD, they will go away once the GERD is under control. An esophageal biopsy helps diagnosis EoE. The biopsy requires a procedure to look closely at the esophagus and to take a small sample of cells to look at under a microscope. If that sample has a high number of...
Neocate Celebrates Rare Disease Day<sup>®</sup>
02/28/2018
...What is a Rare Disease? You may be wondering, “What is a rare disease?” Each country has a slightly different definition of what qualifies as a rare disease. A disease or disorder is defined as rare when it affects less than 200,000 Americans at a time. Because these diseases are rare, diagnosis is often delayed and funding for medical research on new resources and management options is limited. This lack of awareness and resources makes...
05/12/2016
...For many families, getting to a diagnosis of a food allergy or related condition can be a tough journey. Many food allergies start with mysterious symptoms that mimic other conditions or diseases, which can mean multiple doctor visits for some families to reach a diagnosis. Newly diagnosed patients and their families often have a lot of questions such as: What do I eat? Should I track it? What causes my symptoms? Where to find...
08/07/2014
...This is a guest post from Leslie Stiles. Leslie Stiles received her BS in English Literature at University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and obtained her Masters in Human Nutrition from University of Illinois in Chicago. She works as a Senior Clinical Nutritionist at a children’s hospital in Chicago, IL. A diagnosis of a food allergy may come as a shock to your family, and that shock may continue when you go to the grocery...
8 Common Signs and Symptoms of a Cow Milk Allergy
05/07/2018
...12 months. Each dot on a growth chart is a percentile. The dots form a growth curve that shows a pattern of growth relative to the population. A child’s head circumference, weight, and height (length, for infants) generally follow a consistent trend over time. Sometimes though, slow weight gain may lead to a diagnosis of ‘Failure to Thrive’ (FTT), which is one of the symptoms of a cow milk allergy. Slow weight gain is gaining...
03/22/2016
...might be: How can I tell the difference between all these formulas? We put together a post that provides a bit more information about all these formulas: Neocate Products Similarities and Differences. Transitioning Tips to Neocate Once you and your healthcare professional have chosen the right formula for your little one, the next step will be to begin the transition process. Again, the process of transitioning is not set in stone. For some little ones...
03/23/2015
...** THIS BLOG POST HAS BEEN DEPRECATED, NEW CMA BLOG POST IS UP: 8 SIGNS OF CMA** With the rise in food allergies among children, it is increasingly important for parents and caregivers to recognize the signs and symptoms of food allergies. Among foods that are common allergens, cow milk allergy (CMA) remains the most prevalent in infants and children. In the following video, “8 Signs of a Cow Milk Allergy,” our nutrition specialists...
   
 
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