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2018 AFFA Night at Dell Diamond

2018 AFFA Night at Dell Diamond

Last night was the annual Austin Families with Food Allergies (AFFA) night at Dell Diamond. We were very pleased to co-sponsor the event along with a grant from Food Allergy Education & Research (FARE). It was a beautiful night and we had an excellent turnout of 80+ patients, their families and many friends. The pool…

Introducing Egg OIT

Introducing Egg OIT

Food Allergy Updates: As Austin’s leaders in food allergy, we are happy to announce another addition to our oral immunotherapy (OIT) program now available at our food allergy center. For our egg allergic patients we now offer egg OIT. Egg will make the third food we have for OIT joining peanut and milk. Also, did…

Dr. P recognized as a Rising Star

Dr. P recognized as a Rising Star

Dr. Parekh was recently recognized as 2018 “Texas Rising Star” by Super Doctors.  This was unexpected, but certainly a nice honor to receive!  You can see Dr. P’s profile on Super Doctors’ website here.  Dr. Lieberman has a been named a Super Doc consistently for many years and his profile can be seen here. The…

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 Fortunately, none of our patients have withdrawn from…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: