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Sippy diet

noun Sip·py diet \ ˈsip-ē- \

medical Definition of Sippy diet

: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, 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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