GP tackles delayed allergen intake in infants

Text messages are making a real difference, says Dr Alan Leeb

The safe introduction of peanut and other food allergens to infants is being monitored as part of a new nationwide GP project to promote best practice in reducing allergy.

Dr Alan Leeb.
Dr Alan Leeb.

The project — which trials a text message reporting system called SmartStart Allergy — is making a “real difference”, says its instigator, Perth GP Dr Alan Leeb, who founded the similar SmartVax vaccine safety program.

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