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Factors Contributing To Adherence To Dietary Treatment of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Diseases.
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PMID:  22094899     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
ABSTRACT: The purpose of this study was to identify barriers to dietary adherence found in the treatment of children with eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases (EGIDs) and food allergy (FA). A prospective study utilizing a self-administered survey to parents of children with EGIDs at a national advocacy meeting was completed. Responses from 45 participants describing children aged 1-18 years (69% male) identified that 63% were adherent to food restrictions. Physicians provided dietary instructions more often than dietitians. Non-adherence was associated with lack of school support (p < .027). Access to a dietitian may improve care of children with EGIDs.
Michelle L Henry; Dan Atkins; David Fleischer; Zhaoxing Pan; Joseph Ruybal; Glenn T Furuta
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1536-4801     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8211545     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
*Digestive Health Institute, Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Diseases Program, Children's Hospital Colorado, Aurora, CO †National Jewish Health, Denver, CO ‡Department of Pediatrics, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, CO.
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