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Food Related Diseases

The food you eat should feel like a boost, not a burden. If you’re dealing with a food-related disease, our team of experts will work with you to address your unique symptoms, discover possible food triggers and develop a treatment plan that leaves you feeling happier and healthier.

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Rethink your relationship with food

When you have a food-related disease, you deal with more than just physical discomfort. You may start to dread mealtime, second-guess yourself at the grocery store or even avoid dining out with friends and loved ones.

Our goal is to help you fall in love with food again by helping you manage those painful symptoms. We'll use all the resources at our disposal to get to the bottom of what's triggering your condition and create a treatment plan that gets you feeling like yourself again.

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Conditions

Foods can trigger a variety of symptoms. If you're experiencing any of these, you may have a reaction to a certain food or types of food:

  • Belching
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Excessive gas
  • Fatigue
  • Insufficient weight gain (failure to thrive)
  • Irregular bowel movements
  • Repetitive vomiting

Some of the most common conditions we see are:

Allergies
Celiac disease
Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)
Eosinophilic gastrointentinal disorders
Food intolerance
Food protein induced entercolitis syndromes (FPIES)
Gluten sensitivity
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Testing

We’ll start by asking about your medical history, your family’s medical history and any symptoms you’re experiencing. Then, we’ll use what we’ve learned to determine if additional testing is needed. Some of the testing methods we use include:

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Treatments

Once we've identified what may be triggering you, we'll work together to create a dietary plan filled with foods you'll love and the nutrients you need. For example, if you have celiac disease, we'll help you find healthy gluten alternatives that fit your lifestyle.

But we're not just going to send you off with a piece of paper or chart outlining your new diet. If you ever have a question about your condition or just want to talk, we'll be here for you.

And if additional treatment is needed to treat your food-related symptoms, we'll connect you with our colleagues in other departments for complete care.

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