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What you need to know about food allergies and your child

No parent wants to see their child suffer. As a parent, one of the worst fears is that one’s child will or has developed a food allergy. Whether inherited or not, food allergies are more common in children, with research showing that…
Allergy SA - Pollen allergies, sneezing, oak, tree, mold
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The Most Common Ways That Pollen Gets Into Your Home

If you suffer from frequent allergies, keeping pollen out of your home is vitally important. Doing so ensures that you feel yourself when you're home and can avoid battling allergy symptoms such as a scratchy throat, runny nose and itchy…

Fall Allergies: FOX Daytime at Nine

Dr. Lukena Karkhanis, from Allergy SA, talks with Kimberly about allergies. In San Antonio allergies are all year around, ragweed and cedar are the two big seasons. Kimberly also learns that you can develop the allergies over time.
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San Antonio Ranked The #5 Most Challenging U.S. City To Live In With Pollen Allergies

San Antonio has been ranked the #5 most challenging U.S. city to live in with pollen allergies, according to the Spring Allergy Capitals Report from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). The city jumped from the 22nd spot…

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…

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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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…