Windom Allergy, Asthma, Sinus

Windom Allergy and the Food Allergy Center of FL known nationally and beyond!

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We just said goodbye to our 8 year-old milk allergic Australian who came to Sarasota for milk oral immunotherapy (OIT). She has returned to Brisbane drinking a small amount of milk daily. On the research front, Dr. Panida Sriaroon from All Children’s Hospital in St. Pete presented a poster of our first 72 peanut OIT patients in California at Stanford’s Gordon Research Conference. Dr. Shiaroon spent several days in Sarasota combing our records to prepare her awesome scientific presentation.

How to avoid surprise food allergy exposures during the holidays

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Holiday treats.  Volunteer to provide the allergen free snacks for holiday parties at school or provide the teacher with a box of allergen free snacks for your child so they don’t feel left out. Letting guests know.  Inform your guests that your child has a food allergy. Instead of food, guests may consider bringing holiday themed plates, cups or napkins. Planning ahead.  Let your host know that you or your child has a food allergy. Offer to bring allergen free foods for you and others to enjoy. Food labels.  If you are the host of a holiday feast, keep the ingredient...

Food allergies aren’t just a kid thing.

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Food allergies aren’t just a kid thing.  A recent Northwestern University study out of Chicago showed 45% of food allergies in adults began during adulthood.   https://www.healio.com/internal-medicine/allergy-asthma-immunology/news/online/%7B0fb00b5a-fc15-4cf0-9d63-eb8c45976387%7D/many-food-allergic-adults-develop-a-new-food-allergy-in-adulthood?utm_source=selligent&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=internal%20medicine%20news&m_bt=2189352409594

Thanks from Windom Allergy! We are truly grateful to be a part of your lives.

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Thanksgiving is upon us and we hope to keep all of our food allergy patients safe and healthy this holiday season! If you are planning on hosting the perfect Thanksgiving meal please consider the following. 1. Save the ingredient labels for an allergic guest. They may feel more comfortable double-checking the ingredient list. 2. If your guests ask to contribute, suggest food alternatives such as flowers, or holiday-themed dinnerware. 3. Use a natural turkey. Pre-basted turkeys may contain top allergens such as soy, wheat, and dairy 4. Be careful of cross contamination. Don’t mix utensils while preparing dishes and wipe down...

Here are some food allergy friendly recipes we picked that would be amazing any time of year!

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Turkey Breast Roast with Pancetta-Infused Mashed Potatoes For turkey, combine 3 cups water with the onion, salt, sugar, peppercorns, chili flakes and mustard seeds in a small pot over high heat. Bring to a boil and cook 5 … https://www.allergicliving.com/recipes/turkey-breast-roast-pancetta-infused-mashed-potatoes/     Butternut Pasta with Sage Cream Sauce – Allergic Living Look for precut squash in the produce section. If short on time, squash cubes can be steamed 10 minutes, or until tender, rather than roasted. https://www.allergicliving.com/recipes/butternut-pasta-with-sage-cream-sauce/           Gluten-Free Baked Stuffing – Allergic Living Makes: 8-10 servings Free of: gluten and top allergens (for dairy-free, use canola...

Great allergy-safe recipes from Gwen Goodacre!

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This November we would like to take the time to spotlight Gwen Goodacre. She has been gracious enough to give us some yummy recipes that are Dairy, Egg and Nut Free! Let’s all give a big round of applause to this bright young girl! Gwen has had food allergies to dairy, egg, and tree-nuts since birth. Though she has many allergies, she and her family have found many recipes and ways to overcome her allergies. Currently Gwen is working on creating a non-profit to advocate and accommodate food allergies in schools and restaurants. Her business will create training and presentations to...

Peanut allergies are rising quickly.

Peanut allergies are rising quickly. Late-breaking research presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting suggests that peanut allergy in children has increased 21 percent since 2010, and that nearly 2.5 percent of U.S. children may have an allergy to peanuts Thankfully, parents now have a way to potentially prevent peanut allergy by introducing peanut products to infants early after assessing risk with their pediatrician and allergist. Diagnosing food allergy is not easy, but a proper diagnosis is very important to prevent allergic reactions at home. Allergists are specially trained to administer allergy testing and...

It’s National Cheeseburger Day. But, did you know that some people are actually allergic to meat?

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Meat from any kind of mammal — beef, lamb, pork, goat, and even whale and seal — can cause an allergic reaction. While we do not know the number of people in the U.S. affected by meat allergy, we do know that it is uncommon. Unlike common food allergies to milk, egg, peanut, and wheat that present as immediate skin, respirtatory tract, and gastrointestinal sympotms, meat reactions are delayed for 4-6 hours. This delay often allows the preceding meal to be missed in the diagnostic detective work. Ironically, a bite from the Lone Star tick can cause people to develop an...
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