Archive for the ‘Allergy in Children’ Category

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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51 Annual Riley Hospital for Children’s Pediatric Conference

Tuesday May 10th- I have the honor of speaking at the 51st Annual Riley Hospital for Children’s Pediatric Conference My talk for the first plenary session is ‘Preventing Food Allergy’ That is a hot topic now- actually keeping a child from developing a food allergy by the early introduction of the hyper-allergenic foods. I am […]

May 8, 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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An Interesting Day in Clinic- Peanut Allergy

I posted this story on my Facebook medical page- Bad day for peanut allergy in clinic today. We got rid of the diagnosis of peanut allergy in three children in one day! We did peanut challenges on a 5 year old, a 2 year old, and an 8 month old. Two passed the food challenge- […]

June 11, 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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Guidelines for the pediatrician’s role in managing food allergies in schools

  As a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) I receive the AAP News. In this publication there is a section that focuses on a Subspecialty. The June 2014 edition of the News highlighted allergy in the article ‘New Guidelines outline pediatrician’s role in managing food allergies in schools’ . The article was written […]

June 9, 2014 · fleickly · No Comments
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Respiratory Tract Allergies in Children

I was quoted in an article posted in the Indianapolis Recorder. I was asked a number of questions about respiratory tract allergy in children. Check it out. FEL 4-10-2014

April 10, 2014 · fleickly · No Comments
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Interesting Items from the AAAAI Meeting- 2013

The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology had their Annual Meeting in San Antonio in late February, 2013. As is the habit of this author I would like to share a number of items that I found interesting, thought provoking, and potentially practice changing. The meeting started on Friday and ended on Tuesday. There […]

March 16, 2013 · fleickly · No Comments
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The Food Allergic Child and the School

On Monday January 7th, 2013 I was invited to speak to a large group of school nurses about food allergy. The title was ‘The Food Allergic Child and the School’. For those unable to attend, just click on the title. That should direct you to Google Documents. The slides should be available to anyone using this […]

January 8, 2013 · fleickly · 2 Comments
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Tree Nuts/Tree Nuts and Pregnancy: Avoid or not???

Should a mother eat peanuts or tree nuts during pregnancy? Will the avoidance of these foods help decrease the occurrence of peanut sensitization and allergic disease in the child? These are questions that we have struggled with for ages. This is an impossible question to answer definitively. How could you ever set-up an ‘experiment’ in […]

October 10, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
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