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How to Choose a Food Allergy Friendly Hotel this Spring Break

February 6, 2019

There’s no doubt that food allergy parents know their way around Google. After a food allergy diagnosis within a family, online searches are common: Safe restaurants, ingredient lists, “grocery stores near me.” When leaving the comfortable bubble of your hometown, no amount of searching can make you totally comfortable. A bit of uncertainty will just…

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Last Minute Food Allergy Tricks for Halloween

October 31, 2018

Chances are that you have been preparing the entire month for this one day. It can be one of the scariest holidays for parents of kids with food allergies – a holiday focused mostly on candy alone. Take time to go through these last minute reminders, take a deep breath, and have a Happy Halloween!…

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Decrease Allergies and Increase Productivity in the Classroom

August 22, 2018

“Are you ready to go back to school?” Depending on whom you ask — and, maybe, the age of the student — you’ll likely get a different response. Younger kids may squeal with excitement while the teens groan, wishing for an endless summer. With the rise of allergy, both environmental and food, students and parents…

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World Asthma Day: An Allergy Perspective

May 2, 2018

Yesterday, May 1, was World Asthma Day, organized by the Global Initiative for Asthma to bring awareness about the prevalence of asthma in the world. This year’s theme was “never too early, never too late” which is something we support in allergy and asthma treatment alike. Approximately eighty percent of asthma sufferers also have allergic…

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My Child Will Outgrow Food Allergies | Allergy Myth #1

October 18, 2017

Eight percent of children less than two years old suffer from food allergies, and many go untreated due to the common allergy myth “my child will outgrow food allergies.” We’ll pause here and say that it’s not a complete myth; many children do indeed grow out of their food allergy. However Vijay Sabnis, MD, partner…

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Teal is the New Orange

October 4, 2017

Will I be too cold if I don’t wear a jacket? How fast do you think I can go door to door down this street? Who wants my Almond Joy bars? Will this house have a treat I can actually eat? Does this candy bar have peanuts in it? Do we have a treatment plan…

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Success of Sublingual Immunotherapy Drove One Patient to Advocacy

May 17, 2017

Alex Schuman grew up allergic to almost everything… including foods. From monthly E.R. visits, to impacts on his social life, allergies were a daily factor of his childhood. Alex’s mom spent endless hours researching solutions for her son’s allergy and no treatment seemed to bring relief. Then, they found Allergy Associates of La Crosse. The…

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Allergic asthma: How sublingual immunotherapy treatment can impact asthma

April 19, 2017

According to the Center for Disease Control, more than 25 million Americans suffer from asthma and 56.3% of patients have asthma caused by allergy. How can you tell when asthma may be a problem, and how can treating your allergies with sublingual immunotherapy help? Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease, and the most common chronic…

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When allergy doesn’t look like allergy

November 2, 2016

Allergychoices recently hosted its annual provider education conference for those interested in adding or expanding their use of sublingual immunotherapy in their practices. The conference’s goal is to arm allergy providers with a sublingual immunotherapy treatment protocol that they can easily and safely put into practice so more patients can find treatment closer to home.…

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Tips to Help Make Going Back to School a Success

August 10, 2016

The start of another school year is filled with joy and excitement. And when planning the school year for an allergic child, it can be a bit nerve wracking too. Make this school year a bit less stressful with planning and education for the allergic child and school staff. The goal for parents and educators…

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