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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The Food Allergic Child and the School

On Monday January 7th, 2013 I was invited to speak to a large group of school nurses about food allergy. The title was ‘The Food Allergic Child and the School’. For those unable to attend, just click on the title. That should direct you to Google Documents. The slides should be available to anyone using this […]

January 8, 2013 · fleickly · 2 Comments
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ALCAT- Antigen Leukocyte Cellular Antibody Test

There are a significant number of tests available that are used in the diagnosis of allergy. There are numerous posts on this site about allergy testing. Some allergy tests are considered gold standards, some are state of the art, and others are just plain nonsence. Appropriate and valued allergy tests results, when linked to a […]

October 15, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
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Eosinophilic Esophagitis – Children vs. Adults

Eosinophilic esophagitis in children and adults: what is the same and what is different.  Straumann, Aceves, Blanchard, Collins, Furuta, Hirano, Schoepfer,Simon, and Simon This was a very interesting review article on a very frustrating clinical condition, Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EE). There were nine authors from the United States and from Switzerland. The specialties represented by the […]

May 2, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
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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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Peanuts and Pregnancy-A risk factor?

Maternal consumption of peanut during pregnancy is associated with peanut sensitization in atopic infants. S. Sicherer, R. Wood, D. Stablein, R. Lindblad, W. Burks, A. Liu, S. Jones, D. Fleischer, D. Leung, and H. Sampson. JACI 2010 in press How does peanut sensitization occur? How can we prevent peanut sensitization? What are the risk factors […]

November 5, 2010 · fleickly · No Comments
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Critically Reviewing the Literature on Food Allergy

Diagnosing and Managing Common Food Allergies: A systematic review. This week I am presenting at a seminar at the Riley Child Care Conference. The seminar was the idea of Dr. Sandeep Gupta (pediatric gastroenterology). The title is “Puzzling, Perplexing, Problematic Allergies in Children”. The third lecturer is Dr. Jeff Travers (dermatology). I have the task […]

May 16, 2010 · fleickly · No Comments
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Peanut Allergy Misdiagnosed in 2 out of 3 Cases ?

  Attacking Peanut Allergy   Peanut Allergy Misdiagnosed in 2 out of 3 Cases   This title from Medical News Today April 13, 2010 caught my attention.  It has always been a mystery as to why peanut allergy has increased dramatically over the years. This publication may shed some light on that mystery.    There are […]

April 25, 2010 · fleickly · 4 Comments
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Indy Food Allergy Support Groups

This past Tuesday (March 16, 2010) I was asked to speak to the Southside Indianapolis Food Allergy Support Group. Last spring I talked about food challenges and what Dr. Vitalpur and I are doing at Riley hospital regarding food challenges. This time I gave an update from the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, […]

March 18, 2010 · fleickly · 2 Comments
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FPIES- Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome

Last week I had the pleasure of meeting a young lady with infantile FPIES. Both of her parents were with her for the evaluation.  The family alerted me to a contribution to the literature written by allergists for a condition that may not be commonly seen by an allergist. What I learned from that encounter […]

February 17, 2010 · fleickly · 26 Comments
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