Food Allergy Patient Stories

At three-years-old, Zakaria started oral immunotherapy for his food allergies.

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Ethan enjoys his experience at Latitude

Ethan: When I walk into Latitude and I look into the room, I see this big, open area. Everyone greets me, and this is definitely not like my other allergy appointments.”


Age: 10 years old

Treated for peanut, tree nuts and shellfish allergies

Ethan enjoys his experience at Latitude

Age: 10 years old

Treated for peanut, tree nuts and shellfish allergies

Anjali started oral immunotherapy when she was one year old

Anjali’s mom, Rini: We have been so thrilled to have the opportunity to start OIT for our daughter at such a young age and in such a nurturing, wonderful environment. As a physician, and a mom, I feel so confident and grateful for the individualized care she is receiving.


Age: 1 year old

Treated for milk and cashew allergies

Anjali started oral immunotherapy when she was one year old

Age: 1 year old

Treated for milk and cashew allergies

David is off to college safely

David: It’s so much nicer to know that I have this protection. I thought appointments would be very time-consuming but it’s been very manageable and the Latitude team has been great. Appointments are a lot of fun, and it’s a little family which is nice. It’s a very relaxed place — it’s a doctor’s office, but it’s not a high stress doctor’s office.”


Age: 18 years old

Treated for peanut allergy

David is off to college safely

Age: 18 years old

Treated for peanut allergy

Owen wants to travel

Owen: We’re going to see a lot of interesting places and I will get to eat more foods than other times. Now that I’ve done oral immunotherapy, I feel safer going on my trip.”


Age: 10 years old

Treated for egg allergy

Owen wants to travel

Age: 10 years old

Treated for egg allergy

Sydney is coming from New York to be treated at Latitude

Sydney: I think it’s really cool that all the people are doing all of this research and all of the studies to help people like me who have allergies and don’t really know how to fix it. This is the best team at Latitude, so if you are thinking about doing this, it is an amazing thing to do!”


Age: 11 years old

Treating for tree nuts, sesame and salmon allergies

Sydney is coming from New York to be treated at Latitude

Age: 11 years old

Treating for tree nuts, sesame and salmon allergies

Todd has discovered the source of his allergy

Todd: It feels like a much more modern approach of taking control over really figuring out what I’m allergic to and how severe it is. I feel super confident and generally really safe. I have never questioned the safety of my food challenges here. I have a lot of confidence in the clinical team.”


Treated for tree nut allergies

Todd has discovered the source of his allergy

Treated for tree nut allergies

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