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School Forms

The phone at the office has been ‘ringing off the hook’. The calls are almost all about school forms. A plea from my staff- to make this easier for all of us- FILL OUT THE FORMS ENTIRELY- ESPECIALLY THE FOOD ALLERGENS OF CONCERN, THE CURRENT WEIGHT, THE TYPE OF AUTOINJECTOR, FORM OF ANTIHISTAMINE, AND THE […]

August 1, 2017 · fleickly · No Comments
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Finding A Path To Safety In Food Allergy- a Summation of a review

Critical Issues in Food Allergy- Summarizing a review. Recently, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine hosted an effort to look at key issues surrounding the public health problem of food allergy. A report, ‘Finding a Path to Safety in Food Allergy: Assessment of the Global Burden, Causes, Prevention, Management, and Public Policy’ was […]

July 27, 2017 · fleickly · No Comments
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Food Allergy Community Needs Assessment, Indianapolis, Indiana 2017

FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education) conducted a nationwide needs assessment survey in a number of communities in the early part of this year (2017). There were 8 cities where the survey was offered; Boston, Chicago, Denver, Ann Arbor, Pittsburgh, San Diego, San Francisco, and here in Indianapolis. The full report has consensus data and information […]

May 3, 2017 · fleickly · No Comments
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FARE Community Engagement Charter

FARE is recruiting for their Community Engagement Council. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B4GJGGVIaZ9VRkJUbm5oUjJVN0k/view?usp=sharing   The link is for the Charter. This link is for the application https://form.jotform.com/62144750057149 FEL 8/16/2016

August 16, 2016 · fleickly · No Comments
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Can We Prevent Food Allergies?

This talk was given on Tuesday May 11th, 2016 at the 51st Annual Riley Hospital for Children’s Pediatric Conference. The link to the talk can be found on the the ‘Lectures’ page. FEL

May 11, 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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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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Influenza Vaccine – 2015

This year the ‘Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ has made a change in their guidance for influenza vaccinations in the egg allergic population (MMWR August 7, 2015). History of egg allergy- Patient experiences hives with egg exposure —- 1. vaccine to be given by a provider familiar with the manifestations of egg allergy AND 2. […]

November 5, 2015 · fleickly · No Comments
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Recall Alert: Auvi-Q

The lot numbers affected are 2299596 through 3037230 with expiration dates between March 2016 through December 2016. This issue was potential inaccurate dose delivery. Those with affected Auvi-Qs can call 1-866-726-6340 Monday – Friday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm ET or go to the website www.Auvi-Q.com for more information about returning these units. If there […]

October 29, 2015 · fleickly · No Comments
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I learned a ‘life lesson’ today.

learned a ‘life lesson’ today. There are two related parts to the lesson. Part 1- when you make a yogurt shake for lunch, close the lid. Part 2- do not put a yogurt shake with an unclosed lid in your soft leather, over the shoulder ‘briefcase’. There is a real chance that the shake will […]

September 23, 2015 · fleickly · No Comments
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