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Latitude Welcomes Dr. Christy Royer

Christine Royer, MD, allergist and immunologist, has joined the Latitude team! Dr. Royer provides comprehensive food allergy care including prevention, testing, and treatment for babies, children, and adults. She sees patients in our Marin and San Francisco locations.

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Nutrition Services Now Available

Nutrition therapy can play an important role in care for patients impacted by food allergies or sensitivities. Julita Klopocka-Niemiec, MA, RDN, IFNCP, has joined the Latitude team to provide this important service to our patients.

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Klara’s Food Allergy Journey

Suzanne’s daughter Klara was born with eczema, but started to develop hives and rashes after eating her first foods. Suzanne didn’t know where to turn for care until she found Latitude.  

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Fall Community Event Series — Navigating the Holidays with Food Allergies

December 8, 2021, 12:00 pm, Learn about food allergies and connect with others in the food allergy community from the comfort of your own home. Latitude co-founders will provide some basics when managing food allergies during family get-togethers, school events, and travel. NOTE NEW DATE

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Fall Community Event Series — Food Allergy Prevention for Babies

October 26, 2021, 1:00 pm, Learn about food allergies and connect with others in the food allergy community from the comfort of your own home. Latitude co-founders will provide the basics of food allergies and introducing foods to your baby.

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Fall Community Event Series — Back to School with Food Allergies

September 13, 2021, 11:00 am, Learn about food allergies and connect with others in the food allergy community from the comfort of your own home. Latitude co-founders will provide some back-to-school basics when managing food allergies in the preschool, elementary and high school years.

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Summer Community Event Series — Food Allergies in Adulthood

August 17, 2021, 7:30 pm, Learn about food allergies and connect with others in the food allergy community from the comfort of your own home Whether you’ve lived with food allergies your whole life or food allergies are new to you, join us to learn about your options for care. Latitude co-founders will provide an overview of food allergy testing and treatment options, as well as, tips to help navigate life with food allergies.

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Summer Community Event Series — Food Allergies and the Toddler Years

July 15, 2021, 1:00 pm, Learn about food allergies and connect with others in the food allergy community from the comfort of your own home (during nap time!). Food allergy parents and Latitude co-founders, Debbie Taback, Kim Yates, and Julie Bitler, will provide parenting tips to help navigate preschool, playdates, and budding personalities, as well as, provide an overview of food allergy testing and treatment options for toddlers.

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Latitude co-founder featured on FARE’s Take Action! with Hillary Carter series

Debbie Taback and Hillary Carter discuss the complexities of navigating several food allergy diagnoses in one household, the future of research and treatment expansion for food allergy and eczema, and the need for peer-to-peer support between food allergy parents. 

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Summer Community Event Series — Food Allergy 101: An Introduction to Testing, Treatment Options, and Care

June 15, 2021, 8:00 pm, Learn about food allergies and connect with others in the food allergy community from the comfort of your own home. Food allergy parents and Latitude co-founders Debbie Taback, Kim Yates, and Julie Bitler will provide an overview of testing, treatment and care options for those managing food allergies as an adult or navigating care for a child.

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Latitude Opens New Clinics in Marin County and the Laurel Heights Neighborhood in San Francisco

Latitude is taking another step towards increasing access to specialized food allergy care and treatment by expanding into the North Bay and in San Francisco.

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April SF Bay Area Food Allergy Parents’ Virtual Gathering

Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 8:00 pm. Join us for a fun gathering of food allergy parents providing a regular opportunity to connect and find support within our community. Join local food allergy parents from around the San Francisco Bay Area for this virtual social event.

We look forward to families sharing their personal food allergy journeys. There will also be an opportunity for parents to join smaller breakout rooms where you can connect with others who are at similar stages in their food allergy journey. Contact Debbie Taback at [email protected] with questions.

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FARE Unveils Blueprint to Address Racial Inequity in Food Allergy

Latitude’s Suzie Mardini, had the opportunity to participate in FARE’s Roundtable Series on Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access (DEIA), and contribute to this important work over the past few months. We’re eager to see these recommendations impact equity and access to care in the food allergy community.

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Latitude Food Allergy Care opens new facility in San Ramon

To help fight food allergies and serve patients in the Tri-Valley and greater East Bay, Latitude recently opened a new clinic in San Ramon, offering patients the opportunity to assess, treat and prevent food allergies and the often dangerous reactions to them.

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COVID-19 Vaccine and Food Allergies

With the FDA approval for emergency use of the first vaccine for SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID), there is ongoing dialogue in the food allergy community about use in allergic individuals.

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January SF Bay Area Food Allergy Parents’ Virtual Gathering

Wednesday, January 27, 2021, 8:00 pm. Join us for a fun gathering of food allergy parents providing a regular opportunity to connect and find support within our community. Join local food allergy parents from around the San Francisco Bay Area for this virtual social event.

We look forward to families sharing their personal food allergy journeys. There will also be an opportunity for parents to join smaller breakout rooms where you can connect with others who are at similar stages in their food allergy journey. Contact Debbie Taback at [email protected] with questions.

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Food Allergy News from Latitude — December 2020

As we close out 2020, the Latitude team is grateful to connect with you, provide updates and resources for families with food allergies, and share a transformative food allergy journey. We hope that this season of holidays is a safe and healthy one for your family. 

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Food Allergy Blood Tests Without Tears

Pediatric phlebotomist, Jen Perez, is a specialist in blood draws for babies and young children. She shares her tips for an easy and smooth experience for parents and children when blood testing is needed. Jen also shares her career path and commitment to the food allergy patients and families at Latitude.

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