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Local Mom Uses Experience to Help Open Specialty Food Allergy Clinic
Los Altos Town Crier 
March 13, 2019
Written 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.” Read the Full Article 

Gentry Health Article January 2019

Working to Take the Fear Out of Food
Gentry Magazine 
January 2019
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.” Read the Full Article 

Q and A with Dr. Maskatia

FATT Chat with Dr. Rani Maskatia about OIT
Chew the FATT 
December 18, 2018
Written 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).  Read the Full Q&A

The Allergy Buster
The New York Times Magazine 
March 10, 2013
Written by Melanie Thernstrom

For nine years, the greatest challenge Kimberley Yates Grosso faced each day was keeping her daughter Tessa safe. Tessa was so severely allergic to milk, wheat, eggs, nuts, shellfish and assorted other foods that as a toddler she went into anaphylactic shock when milk fell on her skin. Tessa was ultimately the first patient to be successfully treated for multiple allergens simultaneously with Oral Immunotherapy in a ground-breaking clinical trial at Stanford University. Her success, along with so many others, has helped show the world how life-altering these treatments can be.  Read the Full New York Times Story

Girl with severe allergies: A crumb could kill me
The Today Show 
March 13, 2013

For 10-year-old Tessa Grosso, walking around a school cafeteria was like walking through a minefield filled with spilled milk, crumbs of wheat and other foods that were life-threatening to her. Tessa and her family, including mom Kimberley Yates Grosso, talk about living with severe food allergies and how she’s doing after an experimental new treatment from Stanford University. Watch the story

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