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December 30, 2015

Resolution Rebound: Five Simple Tips for Keeping it Real

Author: Emily Melby, RDN

New Year’s is quickly approaching: a time to evaluate the previous year’s successes and to look toward new adventures to come. For some, a New Year’s resolution is highly anticipated and motivating, but for others a New Year’s resolution can be a dreaded reminder of past disappointment. Following the […]

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November 18, 2015

SLIT for Peanut Allergy: What we’re learning from clinical experience

Author: Mary Morris, MD, ABIM

When my father, Dr. David Morris, began offering sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) more than four decades ago, his motivation was to offer patients who were not having success with allergy injection immunotherapy another disease-modifying option. Initially, the patients who gravitated to SLIT were mold-allergic patients who were not helped by […]

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October 7, 2015

Three is the Key to Development of Allergic Tolerance

Author: Mary Morris, MD, ABIM

Three is the key…this number holds a lot of importance in what believe makes the La Crosse Method™ Protocol safe and effective long term.

First, three times a day. Every day. That’s been our daily mantra for dosing with allergy drops for decades. Many patients and providers […]

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September 23, 2015

Glycerin: The Ideal Diluent for Sublingual Immunotherapy Allergy Drops

Author: Mike Kachel, RPh, Allergychoices Pharmacy Director

Using the La Crosse Method Protocol at Allergychoices, we believe that a critical point of under the tongue delivery of the antigens for sublingual immunotherapy is the vehicle in which the antigens are suspended. Our nearly 45 year history with custom sublingual immunotherapy allergy […]

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September 8, 2015

Why Sublingual Immunotherapy Works: Understanding the mechanism

Author: Mary Morris, MD, ABIM

Drops under the tongue? How is that is going to help my allergies? I used to hear this daily from my patients and now there seems to be a seismic shift in what patients know about sublingual immunotherapy, or allergy drops, and their success in allergy treatment.

Sublingual immunotherapy […]

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August 25, 2015

La Crosse Method Reviewed

Author: Mary Morris, MD, ABIM

In recent years, sublingual immunotherapy has continued to gain acceptance and understanding, leading to its international recognition as a viable alternative to subcutaneous injection for allergy in both adults and children.1 With the recent FDA approval of single antigen sublingual immunotherapy tablets, even more physicians are considering, referring or […]

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