Food Allergy Treatment

  • Prayers

    The doctors and staff at Windom Allergy and the Food Allergy Center of FL send their prayers.

    The doctors and staff at Windom Allergy and the Food Allergy Center of FL send their prayers to the Alabama family who recently lost their 3 year old son from an allergic reaction to milk.  The adorable little boy was being tested at a children’s hospital in AL for sensitivity to milk contained in a baked muffin.  This is […]

  • Significant progress made on food allergy prevention

    Based primarily on the results of the 2015 UK study LEAP (Learning Early About Peanut Allergy), national guidelines have been released from the NIH and international allergy organizations that recommend introducing peanut in the diet between 4-9 months of age to foster tolerance; once eczema starts food allergy is soon to follow, therefore if the […]

  • Food Allergy Treatment at Windom Allergy

    Food Allergy? Oral immunotherapy (OIT) safely allows allergic children and adults to no longer live in fear of their food allergy. Since the 1990’s a great deal of research has been conducted in the area of food desensitization. While the exact protocol differs from country to country, the general theme is very consistent: take a […]

  • Last Saturday Hours for Food Allergy Treatment May 13th

    The food allergy team at Windom Allergy was hard at work Saturday morning, May 13th, seeing out of town patients undergoing food oral immunotherapy or OIT.  This was the last monthly Saturday clinic for the current school year. With patients traveling from as far north as Jacksonville and south from Miami, the Saturday clinic allows […]

  • Windom lectures on Food Allergy Treatment at the South Carolina Allergy Society’s annual meeting

    Dr. Windom gave a lecture on Food Allergy Treatment at the South Carolina Allergy Society’s annual meeting in Charleston, SC, March 17-19, 2017.  No one is currently offering food oral immunotherapy (OIT) in South Carolina so the society wanted to learn from Dr. Windom’s experience with this novel form of treating patients with serious food […]

  • American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Conference

    Drs Ly and Windom attended the  2017 AAAAI Annual Meeting. This years meeting was March 3-6, 2017 in Atlanta.  While this years theme was Expanding Practice: Diagnosis & Treatment of Drug Hypersensitivity, the big news for Windom Allergy is the progress made in food allergy prevention. Based primarily on the results of the 2015 UK study […]

  • Food Allergy 102: Testing for Food Allergies

    Do You Have A Food Allergy? Check out this post. Responses to food allergies can be quite variable from individual to individual. It may involve gastrointestinal reactions including nausea, abdominal cramps, vomiting, and diarrhea, itchy rash, hives, asthma and hay fever, swelling of the lips, tongue and throat, migraine headaches and in severe cases, anaphylaxis. […]

  • Food Allergy 101: Do You Have A True Food Allergy?

    A true food allergy or food hypersensitivity is an adverse reaction to a food or food component that involves the body’s immune system. Using milk as an example, an immunologic response would be cow’s milk protein allergy, whereas the nonimmunologic response would be lactose intolerance, due to lactase deficiency. Although many people believe they have […]

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    Peanut Patch Study at Windom Allergy

    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. […]