Archive for the ‘Allergies’ Category

Allergy App?

There is an interesting article referenced on the front page of the Indianapolis Star Monday October 31, 2016  . The article actually is on page 3A and continues on 14A. It has an eye-catching title, “Think you have allergy? There’s an app for that”. I am an allergist- one could say that my perspective is […]

October 31, 2016 · fleickly · No Comments
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Teal Pumpkin Halloween

Teal Pumpkin Project.   Monday is Halloween- I recall when I was a cub scout (only a few years ago) at our Halloween Pack meeting all the cubs (now being a Cleveland Indian fan I do not want to mention anything related to that team in Chicago- Go Tribe!) would come to the meeting dressed […]

October 29, 2016 · fleickly · No Comments
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Perspectives on Food Allergy

Being on the other side. As a pediatric allergist I hear the stories and share advice on how to handle situations. We need to keep the child out of harm’s way and we also want them to have the social interactions that they need and thrive on- an important part of a child’s development. A […]

July 20, 2016 · fleickly · No Comments
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Food Allergy/Asthma Connection(?)

Today at our Pediatric Pulmonary, Allergy, and Sleep section’s CME activity, I presented this talk on the connection of food allergy to asthma. To access this, go to the Lecture page or link Food Allergy/Asthma Connection (?) FEL 6/7/2016

June 7, 2016 · fleickly · No Comments
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Food Allergy Action Month

May is ‘Food Allergy Action’ month and the week of May 8-14 is Food Allergy Awareness Week. Of note, I have been asked to present at the 51st Riley Pediatric Conference, May 10th at the first plenary session on the hot topic of food allergy prevention. A few weeks ago I was asked to write a […]

May 1, 2016 · fleickly · No Comments
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A Peanut-Free Indianapolis Indians Baseball Game- Summary and Thanks

May begins Food Allergy Action month. Locally we got things started on Friday night (April 29th, 2016) with the second annual Indianapolis Indians ‘peanut’ free baseball game. Thanks to the hard work by the FASI (Food Allergy Support Indianapolis-formerly known as POCHA) team, the event was a success. Imagine a youngster who loves “America’s Game” […]

May 1, 2016 · fleickly · No Comments
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Indianapolis Pollen Counts for Wednesday March 2, 2016

Back to work. I decided to put the counter up a little early this year. Over the 4 years of doing pollen counting, this would be the first time for a February. I did not expect too much for a few weeks, however I am seeing maple, cedar, and willow tree pollen on the rods. […]

March 2, 2016 · fleickly · No Comments
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Peanut Oral Immunotherapy

We need to make a change in the post. Please check back early next week. FEL 2/13/2016      

February 13, 2016 · fleickly · No Comments
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Peanut Free Day at the Ballpark

ANNOUNCING – A PEANUT FREE DAY AT THE BALLPARK! The Indianapolis Indians are having a peanut free day- this Wednesday evening (April 29, 2015). The stadium crew will take extra care to eliminate peanuts and peanut containing products will not be sold that night so those who are concerned about peanut exposures, an intense effort […]

April 27, 2015 · fleickly · No Comments
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Skin Prick Tests and Blood Tests for Allergy in Young Children

‘Disagreement between skin prick tests and specific IgE in young children’ by A.M Schoos, B.l.k. Chawes, N. Folsgaard, N. Samandari, K. Bonnelykke, and H. Bisgaard.  This article appears as a pre-publication. It has been accepted by the journal ‘Allergy’. Of note, even as a pre-publication, it has been a very popular article. I presented this […]

November 6, 2014 · fleickly · No Comments
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