Windom Allergy, Asthma, Sinus

5 Day Pollen Report- moderate to high tree pollen

Feeling snuffly? Stuffy? The culprit could be Juniper. This common South Florida landscape plant is also an allergan for some people. From:   http://www.south-florida-plant-guide.com/junipers.html These are supremely simple-to-grow plants that don't get too tall, spread wide, and are often used for low-maintenance groundcover plants. Their silvery or blue-green color fades to more of a soft green as the plants mature, and they play an effective, understudy role in landscaping - often surrounding a focal point such as a showy palm or small flowering tree. Builders landscape many new homes in Florida with these plants because of their hardy nature and ease...

WOC docs train new docs, treat Veterans for free

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Photo: Allergy and Immunology Fellow Dr. Chen Lin examines patient Margaret Bisko at the James A. Haley Veterans' Hospital in Tampa, Fla., as Without Compensation Physician Dr. Hugh Windom watches. - See more at: http://www.tampa.va.gov/TAMPA/features/WOC_Docs.asp#sthash.Q7eIsvQO.dpuf The next time you go to the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital Allergy and Immunology Clinic, the doctor you see may be working for free. A group of five physicians leave their private practices to volunteer at the clinic without compensation one to two days a month to treat Veterans and to help train allergy and immunology fellows – new physicians continuing their specialty training.  A...

Peanut Patch Study at Windom Allergy

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Here at Sarasota Clinical Research we are enrolling peanut allergic kids from 4-11 years old in a 3 year trial of the peanut patch.  We are the only site in Florida offering patients the opportunity to be in this clinical study.  The dime sized patch is worn daily to gradually desensitize the child to peanut. The peanut patch was highlighted on ABC News with David Muir on 10/31/16 and in the Sarasota Herald Tribune 11/1/16 on page A6. View videos Give Sally a call at 941-927-4888 for more information on this exciting study.

New Allergist Joining Windom Allergy

Dr. Jennifer Fergeson will be returning home this summer to begin her Allergy career. The Cardinal Mooney graduate is finishing her Allergy/Immunology fellowship at USF in Tampa in July. We couldn't be happier to welcome Dr. Fergeson to our team!

Have you ever had hives or welts? We have a new clinical trial.

Have you ever had hives or welts, the itchy red bumps that come and go? The medical term is urticaria and if you’ve had urticaria for > 6 months, call us about a new clinical trial using a once a month shot. No cost to you, in fact, you’re reimbursed for time and travel. Contact Us Today

Keeping Food Allergy Students Safe in Sarasota Schools

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Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) has a new free resource providing food allergy management information for schools. The power point presentation is geared towards schools, with tips on how to support students with food allergy and confidently respond to food allergy emergencies.  The program can be delivered by school staff, parents, or other health and safety advocate.  At Windom Allergy we are dedicated to educating our patients and the community about food allergy.  Please contact us if you would like us to give the presentation to your local Sarasota school.

Lincoln freshman Daelynn Shoaf lives with peanut allergy

Read full article here: http://www.tallahassee.com/story/news/local/2015/10/02/lincoln-freshman-daelynn-shoaf-lives-peanut-allergy/73263302/

Sarasota Doctor Gives Peanuts to Allergic Patients to Fight Allergy

Click here to read the full article on WFLA Tampa News Channel 8: http://wfla.com/2015/09/01/sarasota-doctor-gives-peanuts-to-allergic-patients-to-fight-allergy/

Oral immunotherapy treatment by Dr. Windom

More coverage from SNN on our Oral immunotherapy treatment by Dr. Windom Link to article here: http://www.snntv.com/2015/08/18/sarasota-physician-uses-new-food-allergy-treatment/

Peanut allergy no more

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In the past decade, peanut allergy has become scarier than killer bees and shark attacks. This fear has a solid basis since peanut allergy has become the leading cause of anaphylaxis and death related to food allergy in the US. What can we do to fight back? Instead of telling parents to avoid giving peanut to their children until 3 years old, we now believe that consuming peanut protein as early as 4 months can be protective. A smart group of London research scientists recently published a landmark study, Learning Early About Peanut allergy (LEAP), that has rocked the allergy community....
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