Kaitlynn was born September 29th, 2004. We have seen neurology specialists from St. Louis to New Orleans since she was born. Unfortunately, we still do not have a definitive diagnosis for Kaitlynn. The best guess her doctors have to offer is mitochondrial disease.
Food allergies account for over 300,000 American emergency room visits each year, with around 200 reported deaths.
About six to eight percent of U.S. children and four percent of adults suffer from food allergies In some, a food allergy can trigger a life-threatening anaphylaxis reaction. Currently, the only prevention for a food allergy is to avoid consumption and/or exposure the allergen source.
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