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MILK ALLERGY TIED TO LOWER BONE DENSITY IN CHILDREN

FCAAIA Notes: Children drink less milk than they did a generation or so ago.  Even children without milk allergy have a very high rate of vitamin D insufficiency and deficiency as was the case in this study. However, the cow’s … Continue reading

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EARLY INTRODUCTION OF FOOD ALLERGENS GETS MIXED RESULTS

FCAAIA Notes: The EAT study described here was a natural follow-up to last year’s LEAP study.  Unfortunately, the protocol was very difficult to follow as it required that some 3-6 month old children were given a relatively large amount of … Continue reading

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ASTHMA PATIENTS AT RISK FOR MORE REACTIONS DURING FOOD OIT

FCAAIA Notes: Oral food desensitization (oral immunotherapy, OIT)  is not without risk.  In fact 5-10% of patients undergoing food OIT experience significant reactions, including anaphylaxis in some cases.  Asthma is a risk factor for OIT reaction.  I don’t see this … Continue reading

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YOUNG ADULTS WITH IGE-MEDIATED COW’S MILK ALLERGY FACED OSTEOPOROSIS RISK

FCAAIA Notes: Milk is an excellent source of nutrition for people of all ages.  Those who do not drink milk miss out on an exceptional dietary source of calcium and vitamin D. In combination, this creates a risk of osteoporosis.  … Continue reading

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DECREASED GROWTH ASSOCIATED WITH MILK ALLERGY IN CHILDREN

FCAAIA Notes: Cow’s milk is an essential source of protein, fat, calcium, and vitamin D for young children.  This is not the first study to identify cow’s milk allergy as a risk for nutrient deficiency. Other sources are available, but … Continue reading

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EGG AND MILK ALLERGIES HARDEST ON CAREGIVER QUALITY OF LIFE

FCAAIA Notes: There is no question whatsoever that food allergy has a huge impact on the quality of life of patients and their family members. Our relatively recent recognition that many children with milk and egg allergy can tolerate the … Continue reading

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