Tag: food allergy

FOOD-INDUCED ANAPHYLAXIS

FCAAIA Notes: There is more information in this article than most patients need, some sections gloss over or omit important points and some contain conjecture and a lot of “food allergy” trivia, it is a thorough and well written review. We are certain it leaves many of your questions unanswered, so please do not hesitate to call or ask those questions at your next office visit. Continue reading “FOOD-INDUCED ANAPHYLAXIS”

CONNECTICUT DOCTORS OPEN A FOOD ALLERGY TREATMENT CENTER

FCAAIA NOTES: The New England Food Allergy Treatment Center  is not affiliated with Fairfield County Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology Associates, PC. Oral peanut desensitization (or desensitization to any food for that matter) is a research tool and should not be undertaken outside of a research facility. Therefore, it is not to be done at home or at routine office visits with your allergist. Continue reading “CONNECTICUT DOCTORS OPEN A FOOD ALLERGY TREATMENT CENTER”

NIAID RELEASED FIRST GUIDELINES FOR MANAGING FOOD ALLERGIES

FCAAIA Notes: The diagnosis of food allergy goes far beyond a simple blood test or skin test. Test results must always be interpreted in the context of the patient’s individual history. Tests for food are usually not “black and white.” Many practitioners do tests for allergy that are proven to have no diagnostic validity whatsoever. A good source of information as to what tests for are proven useful is http://www.quackwatch.org/. This web site has numerous well-written and well-referenced articles about many aspects of health. Continue reading “NIAID RELEASED FIRST GUIDELINES FOR MANAGING FOOD ALLERGIES”

DOCS GET GUIDE FOR ID’ING FOOD ALLERGIES

FCAAIA Notes: The diagnosis of food allergy goes far beyond a simple blood test or skin test. Test results must always be interpreted in the context of the patient’s individual history. Tests for food are usually not “black and white.” Many practitioners do tests for allergy that are proven to have no diagnostic validity whatsoever. A good source of nformation as to what tests for are proven useful is http://www.quackwatch.org/. This web site has numerous well-written and well-referenced articles about many aspects of health. Continue reading “DOCS GET GUIDE FOR ID’ING FOOD ALLERGIES”

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