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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Recuperating from surgery, a most welcome gift basket

It was two weeks ago today that I underwent a total hip replacement. Now both hips are bionic- or how about titanic ( does that work with titanium?) Convalescence is tough. The biggest issue is getting motivated. getting up and running- doing something. That will take time. My wife brought home from IU North a […]

September 17, 2014 · fleickly · No Comments
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Why House Dust Mite Avoidance is Hard

Another way to title this is ‘Why allergists can be meanies’. How could we even think of shattering such a peaceful, tranquil, and sweet image? I wonder if this is the more commonplace reality of young children and stuffed animals. A colleague of mine, Dr. Veda Ackerman once told me that an allergist can never give a […]

August 12, 2010 · fleickly · 3 Comments
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With Tremendous Pride- A son enters Dental School

  The IU Dental School Class of 2013- White Coat Ceremony The program for the Ceremony.  My eldest son Brandon was accepted at the Indiana University School of Denistry. Classes started for him in early July, however the school conducted their ‘White Coat’ ceremony in early August.  This ceremony is a somewhat new tradition for […]

August 12, 2009 · fleickly · 2 Comments
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