Archive for the ‘Asthma’ Category

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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Peanut Allergy and Asthma

All too often, the sensational makes the media and the response or rebuttal is never reported or buried somewhere. The report that children with asthma may have undiagnosed peanut sensitivity hit the news this week. This was a presentation at the American Thorasic Society meeting. The study was from Mercy Children’s Hospital in Toledo, Ohio. […]

May 21, 2015 · 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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Skin Testing for Aeroallergens

Position Paper: Practical guide to skin prick tests in allergy to aeroallergens I was alerted to this article by my partner Dr. Vitalpur. It comes from Allergy (European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology) 2011 . The purpose of the article was to provide ‘pocket guidelines’ from a consensus report regarding the use of allergy skin […]

November 30, 2011 · fleickly · No Comments
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Asthma Burden Report- Indiana

You can download the ‘2011 Asthma Burden Report’ for our state (Indiana) and see what is going on in the world of asthma viz Indiana. I have a vested interest in asthma and have been a part of many community/public health initiatives regarding asthma. As such I have always been interested to see what is […]

May 24, 2011 · fleickly · No Comments
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Swimming and Asthma

All too often I hear in my allergy/asthma clinic about how a swimming pool affects the child’s breathing. The assumption is that the chlorine or mold is aggravating the respiratory tract. All too often the evaluation for mold allergy is negative and we would consider chlorine as a possible irritant for the inflamed, hyper-reactive airways. […]

May 23, 2011 · fleickly · 2 Comments
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The Allergic March- Children who start with Atopic Dermatitis and go on to have Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis

Redefining who goes on the Atopic March Does improvement management of atopic dermatitis influence the appearance of respiratory allergic diseases? A follow-up study. Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2010 8:8 Published June 30, 2010. Authors- G Ricci, A Patrizi, A Giannetti, A Dondi, B Bendandi, and M Masi. Background and purpose of the study Atopic dermatitis […]

July 8, 2010 · fleickly · No Comments
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Increased Asthma Frequency and Asthma Severity in Children: The Asssociation with Atopy

Asthmatic children with atopy have more frequent and more severe virus-induced illnesses. During a career you hear many words of wisdom from your mentors who are with you seeing children in the office and from meetings, curbside conversations/consultations, and from the literature. The adage that allergic children get sick easier, more frequently, and have more […]

June 10, 2010 · fleickly · No Comments
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Measuring Allergic Airway inflammation in Asthma

What is new for asthma diagnosis and treatment. A message was forwarded to me about a news broadcast from Chicago that highlighted a tool that can be used to help with asthma diagnosis and management. The FDA has recently approved this according to the message. This tool is the measurement of exhaled nitric oxide (eNO). […]

March 12, 2010 · fleickly · No Comments
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Pearls from the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology

I just returned from New Orleans where I attended the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI) annual meeting. It was very hard for an Indianapolis Colts fan to venture into the city that beat my team in the most recent Super Bowl. They still celebrate that victory – deservedly so. It’s just that everywhere […]

March 11, 2010 · fleickly · No Comments
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