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Peanut OIT 3.0: Rewards and Risks

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In the past two years, I have written about peanut oral desensitization (i.e. OIT) during the month of July because of an annual meeting that takes in the early summer among those allergists who offer the treatment.  I have attended all three such meetings, the most recent one occurring late last month.  As we approach […]

Peanut OIT 2.0: More Choice For Treatment Is On The Way

posted in Food Allergy

Last July, I wrote about food oral immunotherapy (OIT) with the focus on currently available and potentially available options for peanut allergy. As of this month, only protocols adapted from academic medical centers have been an option and are used by just some of the allergists in clinical practice. Over the past year, approval of […]