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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...
01/30/2011
...exactly what your son eats and when. Then you can look for patterns over time, and hopefully figure it all out! If you’re still having trouble identifying the problem foods, your doctor may recommend an elimination diet. With an elimination diet, all foods are taken out of the diet and an elemental formula, such as Neocate and/or E028 Splash, is the sole source of nutrition. This period allows the symptoms to resolve and sets up...
08/15/2011
...Crohn’s Disease (CD) is a type inflammatory bowel disease. It may occur in any part of the GI tract but usually it affects the small intestine and/or the colon. Individuals with CD have periods of improvements and periods of “flare ups” when symptoms present. Symptoms may include abdominal pain, diarrhea, rectal bleeding, fatigue, weight loss and in children, growth delay, etc. CD is thought to be caused by an abnormal immune system. One...
01/11/2016
...such as the SafeFARE program. Within our families Help siblings and extended family members understand the seriousness of food allergies. Educate siblings on signs and symptoms of allergic reactions, and what to do if they notice their sibling is in trouble. Recognizing Symptoms of Allergic Reaction Use tools such as FARE “Be a PAL (Protect A Life from Food Allergies)” program to help children take an active role in helping family members, and friends, with...
04/13/2012
...such as a skin prick test or a RAST. However, you or your child may have a negative IgE test, but still appear to have symptoms that are typical of a food intolerance or sensitivity. Several tests are now marketed as tools for determining these types of non-IgE mediated food reactions. While more research is needed to determine the accuracy of these tests, they may provide helpful clues as to which foods to consider eliminating...
...Patient History: The first eight months of Sean’s life were grueling. He experienced the discomfort and pain of vomiting up to three times a day, unable to tolerate his formula. Six months of very little weight gain left Sean feeling weak, while his gastroesophageal reflux condition fueled his asthma symptoms. At nine months old Sean was diagnosed with failure to thrive; a description given to children whose current weight or rate of weight gain...
01/18/2011
...a food allergy. It’s unusual for a baby with food allergy to only have a rash. Make a list of your baby’s symptoms which could also be caused by a food allergy to provide to the doctor. Many parents tell us that they went through multiple different infant formulas before finally finding relief with Neocate. Some infants don’t even tolerate breast milk because of dairy foods in the mom’s diet. Make notes of the different...
05/24/2016
...(Unsure what cross-reactions are? Read Food Allergies and Cross-Reactivity – Do You Have to Avoid Related Foods?) Don’t forget to include in your records ingredients of an item consumed, note brand names used and quantities eaten. Additional items you can track in your journal: Formula, breast milk and other liquids Food preparation type – Homemade or pre-packaged? Raw or Cooked? Fried or Baked? Medications/Vitamins taken Symptoms observed – Severity, how soon after eating they showed...
   
 
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