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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...
01/19/2012
As we enter the new year, it’s a great time to resolve to add new foods to your little one’s diet. When your child has multiple food allergies, you have to work within the range of safe foods so, as always, if you are unsure if a certain food is safe or not, always consult with your child’s healthcare professional first. Be persistent! One important thing to remember is that if you don’t...
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:...
05/03/2016
...4th as National FPIES Awareness Day! This resulted from efforts from the International FPIES Association (I-FPIES, more on them below) and over 1,000 supporters. Raising awareness of FPIES can help highlight the disorder on behalf of affected children and adults. Together, we can make diagnosis and treatment – and life in general – easier for FPIES children and families. Every day is a good day to raise awareness about FPIES, but National FPIES Awareness Day...
12/16/2014
...is crazy for dairy, dairy, and more dairy! I’ll be the first to admit that I love a delicious slice of cheese. Once my son was diagnosed with a severe, life-threatening dairy allergy at nine months old, sitting down to make that first grocery list post-diagnosis was quite difficult. Four-and-a-half years later, we’re getting used to living and cooking without our beloved dairyladen recipes. Where is dairy hiding? Dairy hides in all sorts of products,...
   
 
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