Food Allergies. What are they and can we prevent them?. Heather Mileski, RD Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, MCH. Outline. Define allergy Differentiate between types of allergies Discuss diagnostic tools available Treatment
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What are they and can we prevent them?
Heather Mileski, RD Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, MCH
Allergy – “a pathological immune reaction to a food protein”
Adverse food reaction – “an ill effect as a result of the intake of food”
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