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From Singlecare

FDA approves Xolair to treat accidental exposure to food allergens

“Previously approved for allergic asthma, this injectable medication can help people with severe reactions…”

From Care

Signs of food allergies in babies: What it’s really like when your infant is diagnosed

“Parents recall how they initially recognized their child’s food allergy signs and symptoms and how their baby’s diagnosis has impacted their parenting journey….”

From Collin County MomsSm

Kids, Sports, and Big Outdoor Allergies in North Texas: How to Prevent and Treat

“Allergies in Texas can be brutal. With warm seasons nearly year-round — and many outdoor activities and sports — there’s not many months kiddos aren’t affected by a pollen or mold of some sort.”

From Forbes Health

Is There A Best At-Home Food Sensitivity Test?

“At-home food sensitivity tests are big business in the U.S., with a market worth $159.3 million and climbing. Yet, while food sensitivity/intolerance affects around 15% to 20% of the population, there’s no evidence these tests provide reliable results….”

From Forbes Health

Allergy Shots: Types, Costs And Side Effects

“There’s no denying that allergies can interfere with your quality of life. Whether you’re allergic to pollen, dust mites, molds, animal dander, certain foods or anything else, symptoms can range from mild to severe.….”

From Facebook

Expert Food Allergist Shares Insights on Food Allergies and Prevention

“Today is the last day of Food Allergy Awareness Month, so I’m bringing a Board Certified Pediatric and Adult Allergist to #EatingAtAMeeting so we can all learn more about food allergies, preventative strategies, and possible treatment.

Join Tracy and Dr. Mireku, a three-time DFW Child Magazine Mom-Approved Doctor awardee, for a conversation on ways we can gain and provide food allergy freedom for ourselves and those we feed….”

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From CBS 8 San Diego

The Doctor is in to answer your allergy questions

“Board Certified Allergist Dr. Nana Mireku answered your questions about allergies, including the difference between COVID and allergies…..”

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This Southlake Physician Wants to Revolutionize Allergy Care

“Southlake resident Mireku founded AllergenIQ, which was in the latest cohort of healthcare accelerator Health Wildcatters, to do just that. Between the busy schedules of families and the pandemic that shut down so many clinics, Mireku saw an opportunity to launch a digital care company offering holistic allergy care….”

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from dfw child

When Food Allergies Can Kill

“Any food allergy can be life-threatening,” says Dr. Nana Mireku, a board-certified pediatric allergist at TexasAllergyMD in McKinney. “With all the wrong factors in place, they can be life-threatening at any time…”

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from parentmd

13 Tips for Managing Food Allergies and Halloween

“Food allergies are one of the most common hindrances for a safe and fun Halloween. Unfortunately, not all treats come with adequate nutrition labels either (i.e., homemade goodies). Sadly, many parents do not discover their child has a food allergy until after the holiday is over, and they’ve spent a few hours at the emergency room. Luckily, there are a few things you can do this holiday season to ensure your children are safe…”

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Attaining Food Allergy Freedom with Dr. Nana Mireku

“Pediatric Allergist and Immunologist Dr. Nana Mireku has a passion. That passion is evident in everything she says and everything she does, and it certainly shines through every word of this conversation. Her mission is about reaching her patients’ goals through her food allergy knowledge…”

from verywellfamily

The Most Common Food Allergies in Kids

Food allergies are a growing problem for children everywhere. About 8% of children have food allergies, which amounts to roughly one in every 13 children. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Food Allergies. Updated June 8, 2020.  Although some allergies are milder than others, all food…”

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Doc, My child has many food allergies. Help me help her. Talks with a pediatric allergist!

“On this live, we will be discussing how to help our kids that have severe food allergies. We will be having a discussion with pediatric allergist Dr. Nana Mireku here in our very own neck of the woods. Yes, she is in Dallas, Texas area. Nana Mireku MD FACAAI, FAAAAI is a Pediatric Allergist caring for chronic allergic conditions such as food allergies, asthma, eczema, and seasonal allergies…”

from Apple Podcasts

How To Prevent Allergies In Our Children with Dr. Mireku

“First Time Moms Beyond 35: Listen on Apple…”

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Little Medical School Uses Play to Inspire Campers

“Mireku, a pediatric allergist-immunologist, runs Little Medical School DFW and North Texas with family physician Dr. Carryl Oei, to inspire future health professionals through summer camps and other educational opportunities. Mireku hopes LMS campers have an aha moment similar to the one she had at age 14 while in Ghana to learn more about the culture of her parents’ origin country…”

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from The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Office-based oral immunotherapy for food allergy is safe and effective

“Although controlled trials may answer some of the questions regarding OIT, subcutaneous immunotherapy for aeroallergen sensitivity and coronary artery bypass grafting became part of routine clinical practice and afforded many patients significant clinical benefits before the completion of randomized, controlled trials…”

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from The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology

Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) of Food Allergy (FA) Successfully Desensitizes Most Patients

“FA disrupts social development, family life and creates the risk of life-threatening anaphylaxis. The avoidance management strategy (AMS) often fails to prevent anaphylaxis and contributes to social dysfunction. OIT of FA addresses these problems…”

From Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Changes in weather and the effects on pediatric asthma exacerbations

“Pediatric asthma exacerbations may correlate with changes in weather, yet this relationship is not well defined…”

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