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...pediatrician finally referred us to the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) and we met with our first team of specialists when Allie was a year old. At this point, no diagnosis and no progress had been made with her oral intake. Allie was shrinking by the day. The CHW feeding clinic evaluated Allie and immediately started running tests to figure out why she refused to eat. It was obvious that Allie had the ability to...
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...
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...
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...
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
Is your little one about to turn one? Wondering if you should keep the same formula or if it’s time to switch to a different one? Curious if it’s time to transition from Neocate® Infant to Neocate® Junior and/or Neocate® Splash? If you’ve been an avid reader of our blog, you might have a hunch of what we’re about to say. The answer isn’t simple and isn’t the same for everyone. Your child’s...
05/03/2011
...needed to change. We needed to get a second opinion. After seeing multiple doctors I had found an article online about a few kids having similar conditions. We contacted a Doctor in New York that gave us a name of an Allergist in our state. It was then at 8 months old that we were finally heard and given a diagnosis. “Your daughter has FPIES.” Such bitter sweet words to hear. Yes, this was going...
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