The peanut pill, Palforzia, has been approved by the FDA, so what are food allergy patients supposed to think? Here is what we know: Palforzia is a patented capsule that contains peanut flour. It is prescribed to treat ages 4 to 17 with a confirmed diagnosis of peanut allergy through an oral desensitization process called […]
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Having a food allergy during the holiday season can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips: If you are hosting a holiday party, check with your guest. If someone is dealing with a food allergy, offer food allergy friendly options. If you are attending a holiday party, let your hostess know and bring your own […]
“I’m going to kill you with this peanut butter cracker.” As an allergist and mom of a child with food allergy, I was shocked and disturbed by this headline quote. The idea of food being used as a weapon is horrifying. School should be a safe environment for all kids, including the 8% who suffer […]
It is almost October which means that Halloween is upon us! Halloween should be a fun time for children, but it can be a challenge for families with food allergies. In order to better serve our community, we have an annual Trunk or Treat at our office that is free of the top 8 allergens […]
Dr. Marie Fitzgerald shares insights with CBS 11 News for continuing heat and fall allergies beginning to appear in August.
Are you an adult suffering from chronic dry, itchy skin or rashes? Do you have red patches of skin? You could be experiencing adult eczema. Eczema is also know as atopic dermatitis. Adult eczema is a chronic condition that involves inflamed, red, itchy patches of skin that can erupt in oozing flare-ups. Different areas of […]
Cast your vote now for Dr. Mary Hudelson, Best Allergist and Family Allergy & Asthma Care, Best Allergy Center in Denton County! Voting ends August 21. VOTE NOW! Best of Denton County is an annual award that is given to community nominated and voted businesses within Denton County. With over 450 business categories awarded and […]
I picked up a new book at the bookstore last month because the title caught my eye – Compassionomics – The Revolutionary Scientific Evidence that Caring Makes a Difference. My personality lends itself to an internal response of – “Well, duh! That’s a no brainer!” But my internal scientist was curious! I’d like to see […]
There are High concentrations of Grass. Visit the website to get the full report. http://bit.ly/2HAYjEW
Pollen Count Update: There are High concentrations of Grass and Low concentrations of Weeds, Trees (Hickory, Pecan, Mulberry) and Mold. Visit the website to get the full report. pollen.faaccares.com Do you have questions? Our board-certified allergists and staff are here to help. Call 972.539.0086 or contact us.