Archive for the ‘Peanut Allergy’ Category

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 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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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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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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Take Me Out to the Peanut Free Ballgame

Last Wednesday (April29th, 2015) the Indianapolis Indians had a peanut free game. Perhaps even the song sung at the 7th inning stretch was without peanuts and crackerjack. The crew had the stadium cleared of peanuts and the concessions did not sell peanuts. As usual, security guards were checking bags for lethal weapons- that night, given […]

May 5, 2015 · 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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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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Another Resolved Peanut Allergy

The events of today come with very mixed emotion. There is great joy in Griffin’s household – the fear and trepidation regarding peanut allergy has been resolved. The young man underwent a successful peanut challenge today. He will now eat peanut products 3 or more days per week to stay tolerant to peanuts. We used […]

October 3, 2012 · fleickly · One Comment
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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
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Indy’s Child- Peanut Allergy Post

 An article, Understanding Peanut Allergies: Considering the factors before you become peanut-free, appears in this month’s Indy’s Child. I was interviewed for a program called ‘Riley Speaks’ and this was a topic of great interest. A few things to add. I prefer the use of the term ‘peanut-safe’ in deference to ‘peanut-free’. The terms safe and […]

December 11, 2011 · fleickly · No Comments
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