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2018 Food Allergy Awareness Week

2018 Food Allergy Awareness Week

The Empire State Building was lit teal on May 13, 2018 to kick off Food Allergy Awareness Week! This year Food Allergy Awareness Week is May 13-19, 2018. Created in 1998, the goal of Food Allergy Awareness Week is to educate the public about food allergies, a potentially life-threatening disease. Food Allergy Awareness Week provides…

Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) Update - May 2018

Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) Update - May 2018

We are pleased to report that we have now enrolled our 16th patient. 15 patients have been treated for peanut therapy and one child recently began therapy for milk allergy. 5 have completed and are in the maintenance phase, while 3 additional patients are very near completion. Fortunately, none of our patients have withdrawn from…

Spring Allergies Clinical Study

Spring Allergies Clinical Study

Did you know that — in addition to providing patient care — we are also investigators in ongoing clinical research studies? We work with our colleagues upstairs at Sirius Clinical Research. Currently Sirius is enrolling healthy child volunteers for an ongoing hay fever study. If you are interested, please click on the link below:

Spring Allergies

Spring Allergies

It’s been a long and tough winter this year with cedar fever and epidemic flu. But spring is finally here and the weather is perfect and the days are longer! That’s why we have same day appointments available, so spring allergies do not prevent you from enjoying all the fun outdoor activities in Austin during…

Milk OIT

Milk OIT

Yes we do! We’re thrilled to expand our Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) program to include milk. So now you can enjoy a classic combo: PB&J with milk! We believe this will be an important food allergy treatment option for patients who’ve not been able to “outgrow” their milk allergy. The concept and the protocol is very…

Dads' Night Out

Dads' Night Out

Yesterday evening we had a fun night of discussing food allergy with the dads of kids with food allergy. We have this event once a year and had a good turnout this year. The fathers got to share their experiences with each other and talk to us about food allergy as well. The most discussed…