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07/29/2014
Today’s guest blog comes from Ellie Sears. Ellie is a wife of 12 years and a stay-at-home-mom to a beautiful three-year-old girl. Ellie and her daughter both have food allergies. Ellie enjoys homemaking and trying new food allergy-friendly recipes. She stays active in advocating for food allergy awareness through her blog and in her hometown. Ellie blogs about life with food allergies at blessedlittlefamily.wordpress.com. What’s for dinner tonight? A year ago, I could...
07/08/2010
...An ironic side note: An estimated 10% of accidental epinephrine injections occur when healthcare providers demonstrate how to use the injector to their patients! How many of you carry epinephrine auto-injectors for your children? Have you ever had to deal with an accidental epinephrine injection? If you are looking for additional tips on epinephrine at school, we have several additional blog posts you might enjoy: Epinephrine at School Epinephrine Safety Benefits of Early Epinephrine -Mallory...
Patient Perspectives – Teddy’s Feeding Tube Journey of Hope
...continued periodically to this day. Teddy was diagnosed with multiple food allergies when he was a year old, and at 18 months he was diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). He remains on an amino acid formula that he chooses to drink at school and be fed by tube at home. He has very few safe foods, though we are always working to find new foods that will be safe for him. The social and emotional...
3 Neocate Smoothie Recipes
07/05/2016
...The sun is shining bright, days are longer, school is out of session, and I cannot wait to be outside enjoying the weather or sitting by the water. Yes, that is right. Summer is officially here!! Even when your schedule no longer changes with summer break from school, many of us look forward to this time of year. Summer is a wonderful time of year for me since I cannot get enough of the...
12/24/2015
...emergency, and they need to have some peace of mind. Wearing some sort of allergy ID alert is essential. An amulet (ornament or small piece of jewelry thought to give protection against evil, danger, or disease), can be easily worn and visible. This is a great way for medical and school personnel to understand that a child has a food allergy if the child is unable to convey it himself. A survey of emergency responders...
Neocate<sup>®</sup> Splash – Supports nutritional needs and gives Remington the freedom to stay active
...of 4. My sole source of nutrition has been Neocate® Splash for the past 14 years. Currently I have no safe foods in my diet. Neocate Splash is still my only source of nutrition. My disease, nor my nutrition limit what I am able to do. I attend public school, play baseball, work out daily to keep my muscles healthy and also have a part-time job. Neocate Splash is portable and easy to carry along,...
03/18/2010
Summer camp is an invaluable childhood experience full of fun, learning and personal growth. However, for parents with children who have severe food allergies, sending your child away to camp can be very scary. How can you be sure there are safe food options? And what if there is an allergic reaction? Will the camp know what to do? These fears are legitimate but it doesn’t mean your child has to miss out...
Traveling with Neocate – Ready, Set, Go!
08/02/2017
When traveling with Neocate, there is always a lot to consider when planning a trip. Where will you go, how will you get there, who will join you in your adventure? Traveling with a food allergy adds yet another caveat to the plan. What will you eat and how much Neocate will you need to bring? Some parents wonder about the best way to bring and travel with Neocate. Some become concerned...
   
 
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