Archive for January, 2010

Almost Famous!

Is Your Kid Truly Allergic? Tests Add to Food Confusion  Last week I was interviewed by a reporter from the Wall Street Journal. The topic was food allergy. The reporter came across this website and thought that I be a good resource for her article. We had a delightful talk that went on for 45 […]

January 26, 2010 · fleickly · No Comments
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Peanut Allergy vs. Peanut Sensitization

Allergy or tolerance in children sensitized to peanut: Prevalence and differentiation using component-resolved diagnostics. N. Nicolaou, M Poorafshar, C Murray,  A Simpson, H Winell, G Kerry, A Woodcock, S Ahlstadt, and A Custovic.  Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology(JACI) 2010;125:191-7. This article appeared in the most recent JACI. Almost as soon as I read the […]

January 24, 2010 · fleickly · 4 Comments
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My First Year of ‘Blogging’

It has been a year of blogging for me. I want to thank my family for their help, support, and the use of their precious Kodak moments. My editors are my daughter Bethany and her husband Larry-thank you so much for your guidance. Then there is Stella, the young starlet whose picture and antics frequent these […]

January 14, 2010 · fleickly · No Comments
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Food Allergy and Eosinophilic Esophagitis

There is an excellent, easy to read review on this topic in the January, 2010 edition of the Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine (volume 77, number 1, pages 51-59)written by Sandra Hong and Nicola Vogel. As a review article the authors bring together a number of concepts from an evaluation of 58 peer-reviewed publications on […]

January 13, 2010 · fleickly · 4 Comments
Tags:  · Posted in: Food Allergies, Gastrointestinal Allergy