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New parents face many life challenges when they have a child. Diaper changes, bathing and feeding represent a small portion of these challenges – with a lot of advice and assistance from friends and family, of course. One important thing new parents need to know is that the guidelines for peanut allergies changed in early […]Read More
by: Beth A. Seiler, M.D. Food allergies affect approximately 6 percent of children younger than three years of age and 4 percent of adults in the United States. Those percentages may sound small at first, but according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), more than 50 million people suffer from some […]Read More
For most of us, the holiday season is filled with good cheer. With multiple parties, gifts, and holiday decorations it is hard not to get in the holiday spirit – unless you are a parent of a child with food allergies. If your child has food allergies, it is only natural to be concerned about […]Read More
You probably know people who are intolerant or sensitive to certain foods, but what does it mean to have a food allergy? Often food intolerances or sensitivities are confused with food allergies, but the differences can be significant. If you’re suffering from an intolerance, a sensitivity, or an allergy, it’s important to fully understand your […]Read More
Did you know that 1 in 13 children have food allergies? Both new parents and parents with young children should be aware of the prevalence of food allergies because of their potential to cause serious reactions. Food allergies run the gamut from a mild reaction to a severe reaction that could be life-threatening. Yet, determining […]Read More
“The Future of Food Allergy Treatment” – Presented by Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center Keynote speaker Dr. Wesley Burks, one of the nation’s leading experts on food allergy research and treatment. Carolina Asthma & Allergy Center physicians, Emily W. Langley, M.D.and Michael A. Lapuente, D.O. also share the latest facts and information about gluten […]Read More
If you have a peanut allergy, do you also need to stay away from tree nuts? Not necessarily! While some people are allergic to both peanuts and tree nuts, that’s not the case for everyone. By working with an allergist, you can gain an understanding of what is safe for you. Peanuts and Tree Nuts: […]Read More
by Richard S. Roberts, M.D. You are not alone. More than 3 million people in the United States report being allergic to peanut, tree nuts, or both. Peanut allergy affects approximately 1.2% of children. Since 1997, the percentage of children with peanut allergy has more than doubled in the United States. Approximately 60% of fatal food […]Read More
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