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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 3: Brett Nasuti takes his very first sip of milk.

Brett Nasuti is the first patient to participate in a milk desensitization study at Children’s. In this video—the third  in our Milk Allergy series—Brett takes his very first (tiny) sips of cow’s milk. Watch to see how he tolerates the allergen.

To watch last week’s video about Children’s Allergy Program’s Director, Lynda Schneider, MD, discussing the study, click here.

To see the first video, in which Brett and his mom, Robyn, talk about what it’s been like for their family to live with his life-threatening condition and their hopes for the trial’s outcome, click here.

To read Robyn’s account of what it was like when she found out about Brett’s severe allergies, read an excerpt from her diary.

Check back next week to see the Nasuti family take on their regular challenge of food shopping—no easy feat, considering that two out of the three Nasuti children have life-threatening food allergies.

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