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Eosinophilic esophagitis is a life changing disease that unfortunately is becoming increasingly common due to allergic diseases. One out of 3,000 children* suffer from this disorder (Source: CHOP). The House Resolution 296 was passed and the 3rd week of May is now National Eosinophil Awareness Week.
Below, are the premier websites recommended.
These are the new diagnostic codes for eosinophilic disorders, and will be used in the coming months. Thanks to everyone who wrote letters to politicians to make this happen.
530.13 - eosinophilic esophagitis
535.7 - eosinophilic gastritis
558.41 - eosinophilic gastroenteritis
558.42 - eosinophilic colitis
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5. North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition (NASPGHAN) www.naspghan.org or call 215-233-0808 7. Cured Foundation Campaign Urging Research for Eosinophilic Diseases. Call Ellyn at 847-793-0071
9. Washington D.C. Area Eosinophilic Connection (WAEC)
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