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Introducing Peanuts

Our newest GI Kids topic, Introducing Peanuts, discusses the risk factors for a peanut allergy, the timing for introduction of peanuts and the common signs of a reaction.  Available in French and Spanish as well.

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Functional Abdominal Pain

What is functional abdominal pain? Functional abdominal pain refers to stomach aches, usually around the belly button, that commonly occur in school-age children. Most otherwise healthy children who repeatedly complain of stomach aches for two months or longer have functional abdominal pain.  Learn more here, also available in French and Spanish!

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Gastrointestinal Polyps

Polyps are tissue growths that extend out from the lining of the gastrointestinal system. They may occur in the stomach, small intestine, or large intestine (colon). Most commonly, polyps are found in the colon. To learn more about the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of polyps in children, download the GIKids Fact Sheet on Polyps.

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FPIES (Food protein-induced enterocolitis)

NEW CONTENT! FPIES (Food protein-induced enterocolitis) is a food allergy that mostly affects infants and young children. FPIES typically occurs in the first year of life. Symptoms are primarily gastrointestinal, including repetitive vomiting and sometimes diarrhea. View and download our information sheet here! Also available in French and Spanish.

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Live Webinar – “Nutritional management of children with cholestatic liver diseases”

Save the Date – September 16, 2020 8:00 pm Eastern Time Register Moderator: Sanjiv Harpavat, MD, Baylor School of Medicine, Houston, TX Nutritional Support Shikha Sundaram, MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine. Aurora, CO Objectives: -Understand the pathophysiology of nutritional deficiencies in cholestatic liver disease. -Understand the approach to assessing nutritional status to inform

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North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
The Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses
North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Foundation
The NASPGHAN Council For Pediatric Nutrition Professionals