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Prime Time Alive: Increasing Food Allergy - a Challenge to Swallow

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April 18, 2012, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Presented by John Wheeler, MD, McFarland Clinic Allergy Department

Food allergies are an immune system reaction that occurs soon after eating a certain food. Ingestion of the offending food may trigger the sudden release of chemicals, including histamine, resulting in symptoms of an allergic reaction. Symptoms may be mild or severe. In recent years, food allergies have become more common among children and adults.

Join Dr. John Wheeler, McFarland Clinic’s newest member of the Allergy & Immunology Department in a discussion on how to recognize and deal with food allergies.

For more information call External Relations at 515-239-2423 or go to the MGMC Event Registration page.


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