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The end of food allergy : the first program to prevent and reverse a 21st-century epidemic / Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD and Sloan Barnett.

Nadeau, Kari, (author.). Barnett, Sloan, (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Erlanger Branch 616.975 N134e 2020 (Text) 33126024455085 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Wm. E. Durr Branch 616.975 N134e 2020 (Text) 33126024455093 New Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780593189511
  • ISBN: 0593189515
  • Physical Description: 342 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Avery, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Featuring immunotherapy" -- Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-326) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Understanding food allergy. Introducing the end of food allergy ; The food allergy epidemic: what is happening-- and why ; Is it my fault? Escaping the blame game ; What happens now? Food labels, kitchens, schools, and other essentials -- The science of treating and reversing food allergy. The avoidance myth: what we used to think ; Turning the tables: the science-- and how-tos-- of early introduction ; Beyond avoidance: the brave new world of immunotherapy ; Immunotherapy and you ; The (not-too-distant future of food allergy care -- Personal and global perspectives. The emotional toll of food allergy ; The future of the end of food allergy.
Summary, etc.:
"A life-changing, research-based program that will end food allergies in children and adults forever. The problem of food allergy is exploding around us. But this book offers the first glimpse of hope with a powerful message: You can work with your family and your doctor to eliminate your food allergy forever. The trailblazing research of Stanford University's Dr. Kari Nadeau reveals that food allergy is not a life sentence, because the immune system can be retrained. Food allergies--from mild hives to life-threatening airway constriction--can be disrupted, slowed, and stopped. The key is a strategy called immunotherapy (IT)--the controlled, gradual reintroduction of an allergen into the body. With innovations that include state-of-the-art therapies targeting specific components of the immune system, Dr. Nadeau and her team have increased the speed and effectiveness of this treatment to a matter of months"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Food allergy > Prevention.
Food allergy in children.
Immunotherapy.

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