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Sippy diet

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noun Sip·py diet \ˈsip-ē-\

Medical Definition of Sippy diet

  1. :  a bland diet for the treatment of peptic ulcer consisting mainly of measured amounts of milk and cream, farina, and egg taken at regular hourly intervals for a specified period of time



Biographical Note for sippy diet

Sippy

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Bertram Welton

(1866–1924), American physician. Sippy was a professor of medicine at Rush Medical College in Chicago. In 1915 he published a description of his special diet for the treatment of peptic ulcer.


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