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Derek
Married, father of a son successfully treated for severe peanut allergy using oral immunotherapy (OIT).
Interests: Being a dad, LSU, fishing, Internet Marketing
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Just wanted to share some exciting test result news about Bo's continued long term success with tolerance to peanuts years after he completed his peanut allergy oral immunotherapy treatment at Arkansas Childrens Hospital. Quick Summary of Bo's 14 Year Peanut... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2020 at Ask About My Peanut Allergy
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By request we have re-activated Bo's blog to update everyone about his progress since completing his peanut oral immunotherapy at age 10. It's April 2020 and Bo is now 18, preparing to graduate high school and enroll in college and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2020 at Ask About My Peanut Allergy
Amazing how far peanut allergy oral immunotherapy and other severe food allergy treatments have come in the 13 years since Bo was first diagnosed with a severe peanut allergy and was enrolled in a groundbreaking treatment and study program at... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2020 at Ask About My Peanut Allergy
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It has been nearly four years since Bo ended his peanut allergy oral immunotherapy at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. So we wanted to provide a quick update on the continuing success of his peanut desensitization. Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2016 at Ask About My Peanut Allergy
We received the awesome email below from a mother of a peanut allergic boy who credits Bo's blog chronicling his peanut allergy cure as a major factor in their inspiration for enrolling their son in a similar treatment program in Raleigh, NC. Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2013 at Ask About My Peanut Allergy
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As we approach this 2013 Thanksgiving our family wanted to give thanks and update you that Bo is now 12 years old and his peanut allergy is cured. Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2013 at Ask About My Peanut Allergy
Watch video update of Bo's peanut allergy desensitization treatment success Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2011 at Ask About My Peanut Allergy
As a reminder, Bo started his peanut allergy desensitization treatment study at Arkansas Children's Hospital in July of 2007. At the time, he was so sensitive to peanuts that he would have an allergic reaction to less than a 50th... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2010 at Ask About My Peanut Allergy
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Mar 15, 2010
As most of our reader's know from following Bo's peanut allergy research study updates over the past 3 years, we have always focused on the positives. There are plenty of other peanut allergy blogs that chronicle the very real day-to-day... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2009 at Ask About My Peanut Allergy
On Sept. 21, 2009, Bo had his long awaited peanut food challenge to determine the effectiveness of his peanut allergy desensitization treatment at Arkansas Childrens Hospital in Little Rock. As most of our readers know by now, Bo has been... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2009 at Ask About My Peanut Allergy
We are very excited to have received several e-mails recently from our readers that are participating in peanut desensitization treatment studies similar to Bo's at Duke in North Carolina, Australia and Spain! Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2009 at Ask About My Peanut Allergy
Your welcome. With regards to Chick-fil-A and their use of peanut oil, Bo had eaten there many times before being diagnosed with his peanut allergy with out a problem and has recently started eating there again. More about that story is found in our recent post about eating at Chick-fil-A.
Bert, please see answer #2 on the FAQ page and thanks for visiting.