People from California who rely on medical foods

Median annual cost for Medical Nutrition for California residents featured here: $22560

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Kris

California · Phenylketonuria (PKU)

Having access to low protein nutrition and food is essential to my overall health but primarily my brain and cognitive function. ...

Sarina

California · COLITIS
Annual cost: $1920

I am no longer able to afford medical food coverage such as probiotics (VSL DS #3), and none of my providers can ever get it approved. ...

Eleanor, Age 7

California · FPIES

Nora was born tox positive to several drugs and social services moved her to my home to be with her bio sibling for adoption. She ...

Katherine, RD

California · Immunoglobulin E & non-Im­mu­no­glob­u­lin E-mediated allergies to food proteins · Medical or Surgical Condition of Malabsorption · Provider Stories

As a Registered Dietitian who works in a pediatric outpatient gastroenterology and nutrition office, I routinely work with children ...

Lincoln, Age 2

California · FPIES
Annual cost: $3600

Lincoln was diagnosed with a severe milk protein allergy at 2 weeks of age after blood was visibly seen in his stool. His pediatrician ...

Ashlynn

California · Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Annual cost: $6996

My insurance provides coverage of Ashlynn’s PKU metabolic formula, ONLY after we have met her deductible. They cover NO medical ...

The Medical Nutrition Equity Act will provide key support for those Americans who rely on medical foods to survive and thrive.