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Re: Four Moms Show Power of Getting Involved in Food Allergy Research

K8sMom2002 ·
Oh, wow! I am so excited about this! Can't wait to hear more ... and maybe in five years, we'll be so much further down the road than we are now. Thank you, ladies, for the hard work you've put into this!
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Re: Four Moms Show Power of Getting Involved in Food Allergy Research

AndreaN ·
This is fantastic! Thank you for all your work!
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Four Moms Show Power of Getting Involved in Food Allergy Research

KFA News Team ·
In 2015, long-time friends and Kids With Food Allergies members Eleanor (Ellie) Chu and Dr. Karen Nanji met Lesley Solomon and Dr. Christine Olsen. Since teaming up, these women have proved that determined family members can play a huge role in food allergy research. They've raised $10 million and enlisted top researchers to launch the Food Allergy Science Initiative (FASI). Through FASI, researchers will work to answer key questions about the science of food allergy. The goal is to enable...
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Re: Four Moms Show Power of Getting Involved in Food Allergy Research

um Ahmad ·
So glad to be joining this group!! my 6 and 2 year old boys have allergies for dairy, eggs and tree nuts ����
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Study Finds Cause of Mysterious Food Allergy, Suggests New Treatment Strategy

Kids With Food Allergies ·
PRESS RELEASE Study Finds Cause of Mysterious Food Allergy, Suggests New Treatment Strategy CINCINNATI, July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research in Nature Genetics identifies a novel genetic and molecular pathway in the esophagus that...
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Study Reveals High Food Allergy Risks Among Inner-City Kids

Kids With Food Allergies ·
According to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University, children who live in inner-city areas are more susceptible to food allergies. Results of the study are published in the  Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology ....
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6 New Frontiers in Food Allergy Treatment

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Dr. Robert Wood, chief of allergy and immunology at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, explains what's next for food allergy immunotherapy to MedPage Today .  The article covers: Allergen Patches for the Skin Baking Foods (Heat Changes the...
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Exposure to Certain Air Pollution Linked to IgE and Asthma

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Exposure to Certain Airborne Chemicals Linked to Immune System Effects and Asthma Diagnosis in Children SAN ANTONIO, TX – Outside air pollutants are a known trigger of asthma, the most common chronic disease in children according to the World...
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You're Invited to an Important Food Allergy Research Meeting

Kids With Food Allergies ·
An important public workshop about food allergy is happening soon. You can attend in person or listen live from your computer.   Where: Keck Center in Washington, D.C. When: August 31 and September 1   The speakers include board-certified...
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Severe Allergic Reaction Trends Rising - But So Is Epinephrine Use

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Researchers looked at trends in anaphylaxis over ten years. They found a significant increase in anaphylaxis. They also found that more people were receiving epinephrine for the treatment of anaphylaxis.
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AAFA Co-Sponsoring Important National Study about Food Allergy

Kids With Food Allergies ·
  The  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America  (AAFA) is co-sponsoring an important study about food allergies. Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is a division of AAFA. KFA hosts the largest support community serving families with...
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Join Us for the Release of a Monumental Food Allergy Report

Kids With Food Allergies ·
If you have a child with food allergies, finding resources to help keep your family safe is a top priority. That's why we at AAFA are proud to have co-sponsored a report with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine that recommends ways to increase our understanding of and approaches to food allergies so that we can keep children safe. This exciting report, “Finding a Path to Safety in Food Allergy: Assessment of the Global Burden, Causes, Prevention, Management, and...
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Re: Join Us for the Release of a Monumental Food Allergy Report

Allison ·
If you missed the webinar, or want to listen again, you can find the recording here: http://nationalacademies.org/h...ies/2016-NOV-30.aspx
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Help Drive the Future of Food Allergy Research

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Does your family have food allergies? If so, we invite you to inform food allergy research. Our Food Allergy Patient & Family Registry (Registry) is a web-based program that gives you a place to share your experiences. The Registry is a program to collect, manage and analyze data from and about people with food allergies. It will advance research through patient information. Our goal is to find ways to prevent and cure food allergy. The first and only “patient-centered” food allergy...
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Kathy P ·
Thanks - can you try it again when you a chance?
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Re: Help Drive the Future of Food Allergy Research

Kathy P ·
Hi @Elisa2 - Can you tell me how far you got in the process? Were you able to create your account? Able to log in? On what page did it get stuck for you? I just went through the process to create a new account and then log in. There are pages that load quite slowly.
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Re: Help Drive the Future of Food Allergy Research

Elisa2 ·
The enter registry button…. I left it running for some time…it never got past “one moment please"
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Elisa2 ·
still not working. I let it run for 30 min.
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Re: Help Drive the Future of Food Allergy Research

K8sMom2002 ·
Thanks! I'll forward this info, too. I know I was able to access the registry some months ago using Safari on Lion ... we'll get it sorted out for you. Thanks for wanting to participate! I have a feeling that this registry is going to help drive food allergy research far!
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K8sMom2002 ·
Thanks! Can you tell me a little bit about what browser you're using? I'll make sure to send an alert to the folks who work with the registry.
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Re: Help Drive the Future of Food Allergy Research

Elisa2 ·
Hi: I could not access the registry. It never responded. I was in a perpetual state of “one moment please”….
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Elisa2 ·
Safari 10.0.3 on a Mac using El Capitan
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Elisa2 ·
still no joy
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Kathy P ·
Thanks Elisa - I sent you private message. We'll get this sorted out for you. Thanks for your patience and persistence!
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Prolonged Avoidance of Peanuts after Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Reverse Its Effects

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Prolonged Avoidance of Peanuts after Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Reverse Its Effects SAN DIEGO, CA Research presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academyof Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) continues to provide insight into the questions thatsurround possible food allergy treatments being investigated. In particular, one study suggested that prolonged avoidance of peanuts following peanut oral immunotherapy may reverse theeffects achieved...
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Re: Prolonged Avoidance of Peanuts after Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Reverse Its Effects

Kids With Food Allergies ·
KFA's Note: Oral immunotherapy for food allergens is still being investigated by researchers. This is not something to try at home, but rather to discuss with your allergist.
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Peanut Patch Could Be Game Changer

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Now, doctors at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital and 23 other hospitals worldwide are testing what they hope will be a breakthrough treatment. It is a patch that exposes the wearer to small amounts of peanut protein through the skin. Over time, they...
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Parents Give Variety of Reasons for Putting Off Food Challenges

KFA News Team ·
What causes parents to delay an oral food challenge for their children?   An oral food challenge (OFC) is the only way to determine whether a food allergy exists. Sometimes both the child and the parent can be nervous about eating a food they...
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Do You Know When and How to Use Epinephrine for Allergy Emergencies?

KFA News Team ·
A recent study asked 859 families about the food allergy care they received from their allergist and pediatrician. Some of the questions were about the way they were treated. Other questions were about the information they were given. The results showed both good news and bad news. Most parents felt very good about their doctors Nearly all said that they were treated with courtesy and respect. They also said that the doctor listened to their questions and concerns. “I was happy to see...
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Survey: What Are Your Thoughts on Possible Food Allergy Treatments?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
AAFA is working with researchers at Northwestern University who are currently conducting a pilot study called "Parental Therapy Preferences for Children with Food Allergy". Parents of children with food allergies are invited to complete an online survey about your thoughts on possible food allergy treatments. This study aims to better understand the needs of patients and their families when deciding on a therapy in order to improve current and future therapy options. All responses will be...
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What Happens to Food Allergies After Treatment with Oral Immunotherapy?

KFA News Team ·
Press Release Contact: mgraham@aaaai.org (414) 272-6071 Onsite Press Room (March 4-7): (213) 743-6242 WHAT HAPPENS TO FOOD ALLERGIES AFTER TREATMENT WITH ORAL IMMUNOTHERAPY? Research at AAAAI Annual Meeting shows many patients adhere to home dosing Los Angeles, CA – Researchers from Stanford University are reporting essential, long-term follow-up data for patients who achieved food allergy desensitization through multiple oral immunotherapy (OIT) protocols. During OIT, the patient consumes...
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Early Epinephrine Means Fewer Hospitalizations for Kids with Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Importantly, only 17% of patients treated with epinephrine before arriving to the ED were hospitalized compared to 43% who were treated first in the ED, a significant difference. Researchers investigated the impact and potential benefits of early...
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Canadian Researchers Talk To Teens with Food Allergies About Staying Safe

Kids With Food Allergies ·
As parents of children with food allergies, we often come to the KFA Community when our kids are young. Someday, they will be teenagers and moving towards independent adulthood. But as teenagers, they are at a higher risk for fatal food allergy...
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Re: Webinar: Anaphylaxis in America: A Look at the Landmark Study

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Video and Resources from the webinar: http://community.kidswithfooda...-video-and-resources
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Re: Peanut Patch Could Be Game Changer

Hamadred ·
This could be life changing for so many people. I can't wait to see how this develops!
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NIH-Funded Study Shows Peanut Allergy Prevention Strategy Is Nutritionally Safe

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Early-Life Peanut Consumption Does Not Affect Duration of Breastfeeding or Children’s Growth and Nutrition
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Re: NIH-Funded Study Shows Peanut Allergy Prevention Strategy Is Nutritionally Safe

Will Way ·
The peanut thing confuses me really. I wonder what about peanuts is so allergenic that if it is not introduced early that many children have reactions to it. That seems to be the million dollar question, right?
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Re: NIH-Funded Study Shows Peanut Allergy Prevention Strategy Is Nutritionally Safe

Will Way ·
Hi Chaunta! Welcome to KFA! Do you have a child with peanut allergies?
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Re: NIH-Funded Study Shows Peanut Allergy Prevention Strategy Is Nutritionally Safe

Chaunta ·
@Will Way children as young as the newborn age have shown to have a deadly reaction to peanuts/treenuts from the mother's milk or have a skin reaction after being touched by someone with residue on their hands. The peanut protein is different from other nuts. It is actually a legume. Not a nut!
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Re: NIH-Funded Study Shows Peanut Allergy Prevention Strategy Is Nutritionally Safe

Chaunta ·
Thanks! Very excited yet still sheepish and paranoid about serving it up. LOL.
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Chaunta ·
@WILL WAY yes he has a peanut/tree/nut. He passed the shellfish challenge a few weeks ago.
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Re: NIH-Funded Study Shows Peanut Allergy Prevention Strategy Is Nutritionally Safe

Chaunta ·
I meant peanut/ treenut allergy.
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Re: NIH-Funded Study Shows Peanut Allergy Prevention Strategy Is Nutritionally Safe

Jen ·
Hi Chaunta, Welcome to KFA. I hear you about serving something that was once an allergen. My dd passed a tn challenge a year and a half ago. It took a while to get used to having them in the house. btw, our forums are an awesome place for support, advice and btdt experience.
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Peanut Allergy Oral Immunotherapy: Is Earlier Better?

KFA News Team ·
“Peanut allergy can have an adverse impact on quality of life for the child and family. Severe allergic reactions can occur with just a tiny ingestion of peanut allergen. A new NIH study provides encouraging news that children may be successfully treated with OIT for peanut allergy at a very young age.” – Lynda Mitchell, chief operating officer of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America What health issue did the study examine? We currently have no effective means to cure or treat food...
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Re: NIH-Funded Study Shows Peanut Allergy Prevention Strategy Is Nutritionally Safe

K8sMom2002 ·
@Chaunta How are you adding shellfish to your family's diet now that your little one passed the shellfish challenge?
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Grateful for Your Help in Keeping Kids with Food Allergies Safe and Healthy

Kids With Food Allergies ·
For Thanksgiving, we would like to take this opportunity to thank all who have supported our important work this past year.  You help us save lives...
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lisa s ·
Trying to find the Apple crisp recipe. Was just about to make it and it won't load
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