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Latitude Expands Innovative Food Allergy Care to Families Across the Bay Area

Pioneering a new standard of food allergy care, Latitude takes the next step towards building a national network of its specialized clinics and services

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Dr. Kari Nadeau’s new book is a must read for anyone with known or suspected food allergies

The End of Food Allergy is a must read for anyone with known or suspected food allergies. Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD, Latitude co-founder and head of the Sean N. Parker Center for Allergy and Asthma Research at Stanford University, and food allergy parent Sloan Barnett, offer readers an approachable guide to the science behind food allergies and the life changing treatment options that are now available.

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Food Allergy News from Latitude — July 2020

The Latitude team shares the experiences of two patients, a newly released research publication co-authored by Latitude Founder Kimberley Yates, and provide updates about our COVID-19 safety measures. 

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Consensus report from the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) 2019 Oral Immunotherapy for Food Allergy Summit

Latitude Founder, Kimberley Yates was honored to participate in the first Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Oral Immunotherapy for Food Allergy Summit in November 2019. Kimberley was able to provide the patient voice and the Latitude team’s clinical perspective in this important discussion of the role of oral immunotherapy in food allergy care. 

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Latitude Welcomes Dr. June Zhang

Latitude has added our second allergist to the team. Dr. June Zhang, a board certified allergist and immunologist, is passionate about helping patients with food allergies and truly understands the needs of food allergic families from her own personal experience with a food allergy.

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Food Allergy News from Latitude — June 2020

Along with the world and our local community, Latitude has been working through the process of finding our new normal. We are hopeful that receiving a bit of good news from Latitude via this newsletter will be a welcome message in the midst of these challenging times.

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FDA Approves First Drug for Children’s Peanut Allergies — Here’s How It Works

The milestone approval by the FDA of Palforzia to treat reactions to accidental exposures to peanuts in children with food allergies, has prompted many reactions. Kimberley Yates, CEO and Founder of Latitude Food Allergy Care comments about the continued impact of food allergies on families.

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‘Extend A Little Grace’ — Navigating Food Allergies And Sensitivities At Thanksgiving

NPR sheds light on how treacherous Thanksgiving can be for families with food allergies and ways to navigate these situations. Latitude CEO and Founder, Kimberley Yates shares a story of how her daughter’s multiple food allergies infused Thanksgiving with her large family with stress and frustration.

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Top 100 Women in Food Allergies

Latitude CEO and Founder, Kimberley Yates and two members of our Medical Advisory Board — Dr. Amal Assa’ad and Dr. Tania Elliott — are included in this list cultivated by Spokin.

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Allergists Debate Anticipated FDA Approval of a Peanut Allergy Drug

There are many sides to the OIT conversation between researchers, clinicians, advocates, policymakers and – most importantly patients. In anticipation of FDA approval for the first food allergy treatment the conversation is getting louder.

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Peanut Allergy Treatment Palforzia Is One Step Closer to Market

The FDA has shown support for a therapy that could save lives and ease anxiety for millions of families.

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Panel Backs FDA Approval for Aimmune’s Peanut OIT Drug

We are very proud of Latitude co-founder Kim Yates Grosso’s 16 year old daughter Tessa for testifying at the FDA meeting, advocating the need for oral immunotherapy.

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For Children With Peanut Allergies, F.D.A. Experts Recommend a New Treatment

We are very proud of Latitude co-founder Kim Yates Grosso’s 16 year old daughter Tessa for testifying today at the FDA meeting, advocating the need for oral immunotherapy.

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Latitude Food Allergy Care and UCSF Health Form Strategic Alliance

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Local Mom Uses Experience to Help Open Specialty Food Allergy Clinic, Los Altos Town Crier

by Melissa Hartman

“Taback and her clinic co-founders hope to give parents what they wish they had when they were learning about their own children’s serious food allergies: reassurance that they can handle all of the situations thrown their way.”

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Food Allergy News from Latitude – February 2019

Includes Dr. Rani Maskatia’s perspective on food allergy science in practice, updates in research, a welcome for Nurse Practitioner Allison Anderson and Nurse Liz Caulfield, and a patient voice from a mother and physician.

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Working to Take the Fear Out of Food, Gentry Magazine

Written by Robin Hindery, Photos by Jack Hutcheson

“First, she battled her daughter’s horrific food allergies. Now, Kim Yates is fighting on behalf of other affected families, creating a new model of the allergy clinic, one that serves a rare delicacy: immediate action.”

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FATT Chat with Dr. Rani Maskatia about OIT — Chew the FATT

by Stacey J.C. Sturner

Board certified allergist, Dr. Rani Maskatia had the privilege of joining the active Facebook group, Food Allergy Treatment Talk, for a semi-live Q&A on oral immunotherapy (OIT).

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