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OIT -Reaching the Finish Line

May 8th was a big day for us. A really big day. we graduated from Oral Immunotherapy after a week of successful food challenges to cashews, hazelnuts and walnuts. I wasn’t expecting to take our …

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OIT Nut Cross Contamination

February 7th was a HUGE day for us. Riley reached the tree nut cross contamination safety mark. We no longer have to worry about labels that say “processed in a facility with tree nuts” or …

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25 Reasons

25 Reasons OIT Changed Our Lives in 2019 So much has changed for our family over the last year. We are doing things we never dreamed of before Oral Immuntherapy (OIT). The worry and anxiety …

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Milk OIT Graduate

After 9 months of Oral Immunotherapy (OIT), Riley graduated OIT for milk! He is now an OIT graduate for both milk and eggs. This has already been so incredibly life changing for us. Our first …

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Egg OIT Graduate

Riley graduated from egg Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) on July 9th. His first egg challenge was actually on June 25th, when Riley ate his first scrambled egg in the office. He took his normal dose of …

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The Temptation to Overcompensate

When I became a mother, I decided I was going to teach my children to make healthy choices. I wanted to be sure they ate plenty of vegetables, fruits and whole grains. We were going …

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Food Allergy Treatment: Oral Immunotherapy (OIT)

Up until last year I had never heard of OIT. I may have seen the acronym mentioned in a Facebook post somewhere, but didn’t pay much attention to it since I didn’t know what it …

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