While my hub and I remain diligent in ensuring DJ avoids all contact with peanuts and tree nuts, our real hope is that he one day he will outrgrow his allergy. While we've certainly become accustomed to our new lifestyle, I have frequent bouts of anxiety worrying about DJ's future, when I am no longer with him every minute of the day to control what he eats. Will the lessons that we are teaching him now keep him safe?
Of course, a cure would be great too! And it looks like there could be some hope, according to this article in the Toronto Star. While two or three years to a cure sounds like it is still in the distant future, it seems like warp speed compared to the development of other disease treatments. So let's keep our fingers crossed!
Talking Asthma with Dr. Bansal
3 weeks ago