Stories about: Milk Allergies Series

A cure for milk allergies – Part 8: Will Brett be cured of his milk allergy?

Brett Nasuti is Children’s first patient to go through a new trial that could cure him of his severe food allergy. In this final video on our series, Brett finds out if he passes the final milk challenge in the study—which culminates in him drinking a full 8-ounce glass of milk—and if he’s cured. If he passes the challenge, there’s an enormous pizza party in store for him.

Click here to read our story about Brett, Children’s milk allergy trial and experts’ latest thinking about food allergies.

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A cure for milk allergies? Part 7: Cooking at home with the Nasutis

Robyn Nasuti shares her tips on keeping her kitchen safe–no small feat, given that two out of her three children have severe food allergies. She also shows how she’s simplified home-made pizza night at her house.

Other videos and posts in the series

In last week’s video, we followed Brett Nasuti at school, where he runs Allergy Awareness Week to raise money for research. Brett is Children’s first patient to go through a new trial that could cure him of his severe food allergies. Hear what he and his classmates have to say.

Celebrity chef Ming Tsai, chef-owner of Blue Ginger restaurant in Wellesley, Massachusetts, is passionate about improving restaurant systems so people with food allergies can eat out safely. The father of a son who has had multiple severe food allergies, Tsai talks about what he’s learned as both a chef and a parent here.

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A cure for milk allergies? Part 6: At school with Brett Nasuti

Brett Nasuti has battled bullies who have taunted him with put-downs like “peanut boy” and had to sit at the highly stigmatized ‘peanut-free table” at school. Even so, he could be the poster child for living well with food allergies. He’s even taken it upon himself to educate his peers by organizing an annual Food Allergy awareness week at his school, during which he raises money for food allergy research. Here, watch Brett in action and hear what his schoolmates have to say about what they’ve learned from him.

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A cure for milk allergies? Part 5: Celebrity chef Ming Tsai discusses his passion for food-allergy awareness

This week, our food allergy series continues with celebrity chef Ming Tsai, chef-owner of Blue Ginger restaurant in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Tsai is as a spokesperson for the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) and is passionate about increasing awareness and improving restaurant systems so people with food allergies can eat out safely. He’s also the father of a son who has had multiple severe food allergies. Here, Tsai talks about what he’s learned as both a chef and a parent.

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