Steven M. Schwarz, MD (Moderator)
Professor of Pediatrics; Director, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Children’s Hospital at Downstate, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
Chris A. Liacouras, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, The Children’s Hospital Philadelphia, Exton; Co-Director, Center for Pediatric Eosinophilic Disorders, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Simon S. Rabinowitz, PhD, MD
Vice Chairman, Clinical Practice Development and Visiting Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine, The Children’s Hospital at Downstate, Brooklyn, New York
After completing this activity, the physician should be better able to:
||Explain the distinction between food intolerance and food allergy.
||Describe the clinical characteristics, evaluation, and management of disaccharidase deficiencies.
||List the clinical and pathophysiologic differences between IgE- and non-IgE-mediated food allergies.
||Describe the clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment of infantile cow’s milk allergy.
||Develop an approach for diagnosing suspected food allergies.
||Describe the role of skin prick and patch testing in the evaluation of food allergies.
||Recognize food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) and identify management approaches for this disorder.
||Describe the basic principles of managing eosinophilic esophagitis.
||Consider the role of foods in the clinical expression of irritable bowel syndrome.