Archive for April, 2012

Exposures to Peanuts

Inadvertent exposures in children with peanut allergy This is an interesting article. This theme has appeared in the literature previously, here it is done on a much grander scale with over 1000 children in the study. For those families/patients who start on this scary journey of peanut allergy an article like this gives an overall […]

April 18, 2012 · fleickly · 2 Comments
Tags: , , ,  · Posted in: Allergy in Children, Article Review, Food Allergies, Interesting articles, Peanut Allergy, Pediatric Allergy

Things Patients and Physicians Should Question

It would seem that there is significant amount of interesting material in the news. This is my 4rth post in two days. I subscribe to ‘MedPage Today’- an online source for hot topics. This hot topic appeared in the Indianapolis Star yesterday. It is of note and it is comforting to see in print efforts […]

April 5, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
Tags: , ,  · Posted in: Allergies, Allergy Testing

Squeekin Deacon- You made my day

This made my day. Deac is a young man who I have been seeing  for his asthma for 6 years . I was very impressed by the memo he wrote for himself regarding his condition and his medications. He knows I always ask and I ask him about his medications. This time he had everything written […]

April 4, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
Tags: ,  · Posted in: Allergy Clinic, Interesting Stories, Medications used to treat allergy

Exciting and interesting items from the AAAAI meeting

Each year the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology has an annual meeting. For 2012 it was held in Orlando, Florida. I had two tasks while there; first to learn and update my understanding of allergic conditions, secondly to interview candidates for a position for a third allergist at Riley Hospital. On that second […]

April 4, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
Tags:  · Posted in: AAAAI Meeting Higlights

Changing Clinics

I am making a major change in clinical practice. For some time now I have struggled with the need to see more children who need food challenges to help clear-up the issue of sensitization vs. true food allergy. My guess is that the immediate future for allergy is to help families who have been given […]

April 4, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
Tags: , ,  · Posted in: Allergy Clinic