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Expert Perspectives in Pediatric Food Allergies to Cover Key Topics in Pediatric Food Allergy Treatment

Overview

Expert Perspectives delivers health care providers with insights from key thought leaders on the latest advancements and current practices in medicine, in a concise and timely format. This issue of Expert Perspectives in Pediatric Food Allergies will feature selected topics in Pediatric Food Allergies that we hope you will find of value in your clinical practice.

The clinicians who were surveyed selected the following experts and topics.

Community-Selected Experts: 

Aikaterini Anagnostou, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Food Immunotherapy Program
Director, Food Challenge Program
Co-Director, Food Allergy Program
Lead, Adolescent Transition for Allergy
Texas Children’s Hospital
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

David M. Fleischer, MD

Section Head, Allergy and Immunology
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Allergy and Immunology Center
Children’s Hospital Colorado
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
Aurora, CO

Robert A. Wood, MD

Julie and Neil Reinhard Professor of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology
Professor of Pediatrics and International Health
Director, Eudowood Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology
Director, Pediatric Clinical Research Unit
Deputy Director, Institute for Clinical and Translational Research
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Community-Selected Topics: 

Expert Roundtables 

    To Outgrow or Treat? Egg, Milk, and Peanut Allergies    
    Oral Immunotherapy: Effectiveness, Tolerability, and Treatment Goals    
    Pediatric Food Allergy: Patient and Family Education
    Reducing the Risks of Accidental Food Allergen Exposure   


Clinical Topic Updates

    Future Diagnostic Tools for Food Allergy    
    Food-Induced Anaphylaxis: Variability of Early Symptoms    
    Early Nutritional Intervention and Guidance on Food Allergy Prevention    
    Challenging Presentations of Pediatric Food Allergy    


Patient Care Perspectives 

    Oral Immunotherapy Goals and Expectations
    Parental Anxiety Around Allergy: Pearls for Clinical Practice
    Appropriate Ages for Oral Immunotherapy: Do They Vary by Food?
    Confirming the Culprit Antigen: When It Is Not a Straight Shot

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