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07/19/2017
...cuisine of a favorite local restaurant can make allergen avoidance difficult. Eating out puts the responsibility of allergen on both the diner and the restaurant staff. Research shows that there is ample opportunity for restaurants to improve their food allergy safety practices. According to the Food and Drug Administration Food Code, the person in charge of an establishment should be knowledgeable of food allergies. We cannot guarantee that all staff will be aware, but that...
FPIES: Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome
09/25/2017
Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome typically affects infants and young children. It is also called FPIES – pronounced like the letter “F” followed by the word “pies.” FPIES is a rare type of food allergy that affects the digestive tract. Symptoms show up a few hours after eating. The hallmark symptom is severe vomiting. There can also be diarrhea, lethargy, dehydration, low blood pressure, and low body temperature. Milk, soy, rice, and oats are...
Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES)
10/28/2021
Food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome typically affects infants and young children. It is also called FPIES – pronounced like the letter “F” followed by the word “pies.” FPIES is a rare type of food allergy that affects the digestive tract. Symptoms show up a few hours after eating. The hallmark symptom is severe vomiting. There can also be diarrhea, lethargy, dehydration, low blood pressure, and low body temperature. Milk, soy, rice, and oats are...
06/16/2015
...thicken, so it can help to coat the esophagus with the steroid. The original research of oral steroids for the management of EoE used a powdered artificial sweetener that contains sucralose to mix with liquid medication. However, some families prefer to limit or not use artificial sweeteners. Between June 2008 and June 2013 researchers in the Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorder program at Boston Children’s Hospital conducted research. Their study showed that oral budesonide mixed with Neocate...
05/16/2013
...Since many of your little ones have food allergies and related allergic conditions, we like to keep you updated on relevant research results. Spring pollen is nothing to sneeze at One recent study 1 found a link between persistent pollen exposure during infancy and the development of allergic disease, specifically asthma and hay fever. The increased risk was found for babies exposed to pollen during the first 6 months of life. The association between...
05/03/2013
...(friendly bacteria) in the birth canal. This exposure affects the composition of the baby’s intestinal microflora, which plays a role in the developing immune system. Some theorize that birth by c-section affects a baby’s developing immune system, making them more susceptible to develop allergies and allergic diseases. Research into the connection has been inconsistent. Some studies find a definite link while others don’t. In today’s post, we’ll summarize some of the research available on the...
04/06/2010
...We’ve posted before about concerns over the effects of bisphenol-A or BPA, chemical used to make many plastics. In case you haven’t heard, some recent research suggests that BPA can leach into liquids packaged in bottles and cans made of polycarbonate plastics and could be unsafe for infants and young children. The FDA is conducting more research on the safety of BPA, but in the meantime we wanted to share some recent articles...
04/10/2014
...sidewalk chalk, books and jewelry. The same switch can be done for the traditional egg hunt. Here are a few additional resources to help plan your allergy-friendly Easter celebration: Tips to Safely Celebrate Easter with Food Allergies by Kids with Food Allergies Alternatives to Traditional Easter Activities by Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Easter Tips & Recipe Ideas from Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Be sure to check with your healthcare professional to...
   
 
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