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

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.

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The Allergy Buster, The New York Times Magazine

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.

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