Is IBS a Type of Food Allergy?

| December 21, 2023

Is IBS a Type of Food Allergy?

For this episode we will be reviewing three articles from the November-December 2021 issue of AllergyWatch, a bimonthly publication which provides research summaries to College members from the major journals in allergy and immunology.

Moderators are Gerald Lee, MD; Stanley Fineman, MD; and Merin Kuruvilla Kalangara, MD.

Articles reviewed:

  • Metabolic changes during anaphylaxis vary by triggers and severity
    Characterization of anaphylaxis reveals different metabolic changes depending on severity and triggers
  • Is IBS caused by local food allergy in the intestine?
    Local immune response to food antigens drives meal-induced abdominal pain
  • Biologics: To stop or not to stop, that is the question
    Asthma patients who stop asthma biologics have a similar risk of asthma exacerbations as those who continue asthma biologics

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At the time of recording, the speakers had the following disclosures:

  • Dr. Lee has nothing to disclose.
  • Dr. Fineman: Speaker: Takeda; Research: Aimmune, DBV, BioCryst
  • Dr. Kalangara: Speaker and Consultant: GlaxoSmithKline

Originally recorded February 23, 2022

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