Archive for the ‘Food Allergies’ Category

FARE Patient Registry

It has been a very busy past few weeks. I have been remiss with postings. My plan is to get caught up. Hopefully, I can share the end of days for pollens in 2017. However- this is a very hot topic to share and this is a recruiting posting. FARE has a registry. It is […]

November 14, 2017 · fleickly · No Comments
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Support FARE at the Indianapolis FARE FOOD ALLERGY Heroes Walk – Saturday August 19th, 2017

FARE’s Food Allergy Heroes Walk is Saturday August 19th at White River State Park in Downtown Indianapolis – 10:00 am. Sign on to our team- Team Riley and help us make a difference for those who struggle with food allergy. For Team Riley http://fare.foodallergy.org/site/TR/Walk/HeroesWalk?team_id=13602&pg=team&fr_id=1321   Or start your own team!  http://fare.foodallergy.org/site/TR/Walk/HeroesWalk?pg=entry&fr_id=1321     Trivia question- […]

July 13, 2017 · fleickly · No Comments
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FARE-Community Needs Assessment

We are part of the FARE Centers of Clinical Excellence network. FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education) has taken to a more local level and is interested in what are our community needs to take care of our food allergic population. To accomplish this, there is a survey that can help. The note that follows […]

December 8, 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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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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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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Peanut Study

After a long wait and the approval of our IRB- we have the following announcement- Peanut Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) Trial Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health  Currently there is only one treatment program for a food allergy. That treatment is avoidance. There are no other therapies approved other than that of avoiding the food […]

March 15, 2016 · fleickly · No Comments
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