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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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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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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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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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Allison Anderson named to UCSF School of Nursing 40 under 40

UCSF School of Nursing includes Latitude Nurse Practitioner Allison Anderson on a list recognizing 40 rising nurse leaders under 40.

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Food Allergy News from Latitude — October 2020

The Latitude team shares a transformative food allergy journey, new resources for families with food allergies, and a glimpse of care in our new locations.

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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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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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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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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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