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Managing Your Child's Food Allergies 

Learn more about how to manage your child's food allergies from food-specific information, to how to deal with food allergies in different age groups.

Peanut Patch Treatment Study

(VITESSE)

Children's National Hospital is conducting a new study for treatment of peanut allergy. The VITESSE trial seeks to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an investigational peanut patch treatment designed to potentially reduce the severity of the body's allergic response to peanuts. 

Who May Qualify?

  • Children ages 4-7 years
  • Have a physician diagnosed peanut allergy
  • Are in good physical condition and do not have an unstable medical condition or chronic disease
If you would like more information about the study, please reach out.

How to Use Your Auto-Injector

Amanda Troger, a certified pediatric nurse in the Division of Allergy and Immunology, gives a tutorial about how to use an epinephrine auto-injector for allergic reactions.