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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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 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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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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FARE Walk 2015 Indianapolis

Food Allergy has become the main focus of my clinical activity. We were recently selected as a FARE Network Center of Clinical Excellence. Our team includes the three allergists at Riley at IU Health- Drs. Kloepfer, Vitalpur, and Leickly. Our co-director is Dr. Sandeep Gupta of Pediatric Gastroenterology. To complete the team for the adult […]

July 20, 2015 · 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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