Recently, while looking through some posts in various Facebook groups I belong to, I came across an interesting and unexpected post written by a fellow food allergy mom. She was tired of reading about success stories when it comes to Oral Immunotherapy, or OIT. My initial thought was, wow, this mom is going to get a lot of negative feedback about her post. However, a second later my thought changed to me too! I am also tired of hearing all of the success stories, not because of jealousy, but because it is not an option for everyone. For our family, it does not feel like the right choice. For some insurance won’t cover the procedures, for others, it is not offered by their doctors.
For those who don’t know what OIT is, here is how F.A.R.E. explains it: