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The staying power of OIT (oral immunotherapy) for milk allergy has been called into question with the results of a 5-year followup of test subjects.
Serves 10-12 Free of: Gluten and top allergens Ingredients 6-inch long piece of beef tenderloin, cut into thin strips 1 tbsp honey 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp fresh rosemary, minced 1 tsp hot chili sauce [Look for allergen-free, gluten-free brand] Salt and pepper Several green onions, cut into 1-inch lengths Bamboo skewers 2 tbsp […]
Researchers have found a high rate of allergic reactions in infants, with some being babies being “knowingly” fed an allergen.
This Mother’s Day story is a readers’ favorite. First published in May, 2012, it has an update at the end for 2015. I’M NOT a big fan of amusement park rides: the kiddie train or a quick spin on the carousel horse is about my speed. On the day our son had his first anaphylactic […]
You, too, can support the cause. In the U.S. get your state to make a proclamation. In Canada, join a food allergy walk
When I heard that our local mall puts on holiday kids’ events throughout the year, I was excited. So was my son, Nolan. In the spring of 2010, I packed Nolan in the car and headed to Place D’Orleans mall Easter event. It started off great – we even ran into friends, and the two boys were […]
What constitutes a “severe” allergic reaction? How does epinephrine actually work? Can you use an expired auto-injector in an emergency? Allergic Living asked Dr. Phil Lieberman, clinical professor of medicine and pediatrics at the University of Tennessee’s College of Medicine (and father and grandfather to food-allergic children), for answers to nine food allergy questions you’ve […]
Should your child’s U.S. school district have a Food Allergy Task Force? We have one, and it’s the greatest group of advocates our school district has ever had to increase education and awareness of food allergies, and to keep children with life-threatening food allergies safe at school. Life Before the Task Force Before our task force […]