Tag: red (mammalian) meat allergy

Lone Star Tick

CDC: A Half-Million Americans May Have Alpha-Gal, the Meat Allergy Linked...

78% of healthcare providers had little or no knowledge of the syndrome.
Ticks in Tube

Practice Update Instructs Gastroenterologists to Consider Alpha-Gal Syndrome

"It is important for gastroenterologists to be aware of this condition and to be capable of diagnosing and treating it in a timely manner,"
Lone Star Tick

Undiagnosed Digestive Symptoms? Gastroenterologists Instructed to Check for Alpha-Gal Syndrome

Alpha-gal is the food allergy to red (mammalian) meat caused by the lone star tick.
Dr Daniel Christ

Alpha-Gal Syndrome May Be Caused by the Body’s Defense Against Parasites...

Genetic and molecular insights into dangerous tick bite-related meat allergy revealed.
Lone Star Tick Range

Lone Star Tick That Causes Red Meat Allergy Spotted Nearly Everywhere...

Reports of the tick now span almost the entirety of the continental US.
Bacon Sizzling in a Pan

Organ Transplant Company Testing Lab-Made Bacon for People with Alpha-Gal Syndrome

Auto-injectors nearby, alpha-gal sufferers are testing the meat for safety.

Your Primary Care Physician May Have Misconceptions About Alpha-Gal Syndrome

The incidence of alpha-gal syndrome is exploding, yet your PCP may harbor misconceptions that could hinder diagnosis.
Tick Warning

Alpha-Gal: Two Videos About the Meat Allergy You Can ‘Catch’

Two videos valuable in describing the syndrome, one from the patient's perspective, the other by an allergist.

“Vegan” is NOT a Reliable Indicator That a Product is Free...

Vegan claims do not protect you from your allergen of concern.