ALLERGYSA BLOG

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May 1st is World Asthma Day

May 1st is World Asthma Day. If you're living with asthma, know that you're not alone. You can control your asthma by taking the right medications and knowing your triggers. The board-certified allergists at AllergySA are here to help. Contact…
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Cold vs. Allergies

Are you reaching for the tissues with a runny nose, watery eyes and sneezing several times a day? Before you go straight for the cold medicine aisle in your local pharmacy, here are some tips to help you determine if your symptoms are being…
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Preparing for Summer Allergies and Asthma

Are you prepared for allergies and asthma this summer? Learn more from Allergy SA's Medical Director Joseph D. Diaz, M.D. as featured on San Antonio Living. Book Now at 210-616-0882.
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Breakthrough Treatment for Eczema

Dupixent (dupilumab) injection, the first biologic agent to treat adults with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (eczema) has been approved by the FDA. Allergy SA is redefining the treatment of eczema by providing Dupixent for new and current…
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Local Elementary Students Compete with Animal Allergy Alert App

This week, Dr. Diaz was invited to speak with the Robotics Team of Spicewood Elementary. This talented group of students from the Southwest Independent School District are preparing for a competition where they will present their project titled…
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Dr. Joseph D. Diaz Voted to Best Doctors in America® List

It is with great honor that we announce Dr. Joseph David Diaz has been named to the Best Doctors in America® List. San Antonio Magazine recently published an excerpt of this list including 407 local doctors in 62 different specialties.…
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Pumpkin Soup

Makes: 6 servings Free of: All Top Allergens and Gluten-Free Ingredients: 8 cups vegetable stock [Look for allergen-free, gluten-free brand]4 tbsp vegetable oil4 cups baking pumpkin, peeled and diced1 cup onion, diced1 cup carrots,…
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Preparing for Mountain Cedar Season

With the change in weather also comes a change in the allergens that fill our air. Mountain cedar season is on its way with December, January and February being its heaviest months. Mountain cedar grows naturally in this region and is considered…
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Gluten-Free Cranberry Pumpkin Bread

Makes: 4 mini loafs Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients: 1 1/3 cups (320 mL) brown rice flour1/2 cup (120 mL) potato starch1/4 cup (60 mL) tapioca starch1/4 cup (60 mL) buckwheat flour2 tsp xanthan gum2 tsp baking powder1…
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Tips For An Allergy-Friendly Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and this year we would like to make it safe and enjoyable for all, including those with food allergies. Here are some tips for an allergy-friendly Halloween: If your child has food allergies:Host a Halloween…
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Butterscotch Bars

Makes 16 2-inch bars Free of: gluten and all top allergens Ingredients 2 cups (475 mL) packed light brown sugar1/2 cup (120 mL) dairy-free, soy-free margarine or buttery spread1 tbsp Ener-G egg replacer mixed with 1/4…
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Crunchy Cucumber Salad

Serves 4 to 6Free of: Gluten and all top 8 allergens. Ingredients 2 English cucumbers, peel on3/4 tsp salt2 tbsp sherry vinegar1 tsp sugar1/2 tsp Dijon mustard1/4 tsp lemon zest3 tbsp olive oil1/4 cup (60 mL) finely minced red onion2…