Category Archives: Peanut Allergy

Peanuts & Chickpeas

While my son has a peanut allergy, he passed a food challenge to peas about 6 months ago and continues to do well with them.   In addition to that, he has been eating chickpeas (at times) since then too.  However, I know that this is not always the case.   The following article discusses this topic.   Check it out and smile on with us this Friday…

 

Will a Peanut-Allergic Child Also React to Chickpeas

Source: http://allergicliving.com/

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Hope on the Horizon for Those with Peanut Allergy

Even though the statistics tell us that my son is less likely to outgrow his peanut and tree nut allergies, the following article gives us hope that anything is possible.   Check it out and smile on with us this weekend…

Hope on the Horizon for Those with Peanut Allergy

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-blog/

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Smiling on peanut free for now…

Breakthrough Food Allergy Therapies

The following article explains two breakthrough therapies for food allergies. While it brings great hope for the future, the financial aspect is once again concerning.   However, we smile on in faith and wanted to share about these emerging therapies…

http://snacksafely.com/2015/10/breakthrough-food-allergy-therapies-and-the-big-business-behind-them/

Source: http://snacksafely.com/

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‘Peanut Patch’ Heads to Phase III Trials

Check out the following article regarding the “Peanut Patch” and smile on with us to an even more hopeful future…

“This is the first specific therapy for food allergy to be approved to enter a Phase III trial, which is the final phase before consideration by the FDA for approval in the market.”

Full Article Source: ‘Peanut Patch’ Heads to Phase III Trials


For more information regarding this “Peanut Patch,” click here.

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Peanut Components (A Post in Progress) – UPDATED September 15, 2015

Here is another great resource about understanding peanut components and how they relate to risks and reactions.

Positive Peanut Components

(Source: http://www.aaaai.org/home.aspx)

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Source: Peanut Components (A Post in Progress) – UPDATED September 7, 2015

Follow-up on the LEAP Study – Q&A with FARE CEO James R. Baker, Jr., MD

“American Academy of Pediatrics Endorses New Guidance on Early Peanut Introduction

New Study: Peanut Study/Article

Source: Follow-up on the LEAP Study – Q&A with FARE CEO James R. Baker, Jr., MD

Peanut Components (A Post in Progress) – UPDATED September 7, 2015

Source: Peanut Components (A Post in Progress)

To add to this post, here is a very informative article by Dr. Sharma where he discusses blood work results and likelihood of allergies.  What a confusing world of food allergies! However, I wanted to share this information so we smile on…

Do Blood Test Results Show Allergy Likelihood?