Wintertime sniffles-cold or allergies?

By: Monica Reddy, MD Wintertime Sniffles: Is this a cold or are my allergies acting up? Brr, it’s cold outside! Wintry weather brings an increase in stuffy noses, sneezing, and congestion symptoms, but is it a cold or allergies?  The symptoms of allergies and the common cold are easily confused, however there are a few… Read more »

Penicillin allergy? Check again!

Penicillin allergy…or not? You may have seen on the news lately that many people are finding they have either been misdiagnosed with or they have outgrown their penicillin allergy. Most noteworthy is the piece NBC recently aired: What can you do? It is important for every person to understand which medications they are able to… Read more »

Removing Indoor Allergens Reduces Asthma Symptoms

By: Shaila Gogate, MD Recently, the American Academy for Pediatrics released a recommendation around childhood asthma. The recommendation is two-fold. It states that in order to reduce asthma symptoms, physicians should test for indoor environmental allergies and to give incite on modifications of the home. Studies indicate this drastically reduces childhood asthma symptoms. You can… Read more »

Doctor Who? CAAC Hires 3 New Physicians

Doctor, Doctor…give me the news Colorado Allergy & Asthma Centers is pleased to announce the addition of 3 new physicians to our growing organization. Altogether, our group now has 15 physicians and 12 mid-level providers in 12 clinic locations extending from Castle Rock to Fort Collins. “We couldn’t be more thrilled to add these three… Read more »

Clinical Trials – Why Participate?

Why participate in a clinical trial? There are a number of reasons our patients choose to participate in clinical trials. Often times, they have asthma, COPD, migraines or allergies and they are interested in finding a cure or better treatment of these conditions. Sometimes, they are healthy and want to improve treatment for a certain disease…. Read more »

Air Pollution — Managing Asthma in Colorado

By Katherine Tsai, MD Increased population = Increased air pollution With 10 wildfires currently burning around our state, and an influx of 101,000 residents in just 12 months in 2015, air pollution is becoming a big concern in Colorado, even more so with asthmatic patients. Asthma sufferers, especially children and the elderly, should be aware of… Read more »

EpiPens-3 Ways to Save Money

Navigating a monopoly With the cost of EpiPens rising over 30% from where they were this time last year, many of our patients are in a panic about how to afford this costly, yet necessary medicine. Nowadays, everyone is trying to find ways to save money on their EpiPen purchase since for many, insurance coverage… Read more »

FARE Walk Success!

2016 FARE Walk, Washington Park   The Colorado Allergy & Asthma team had a wonderful morning this past Saturday, 8/13 in Washington Park! The team spent the morning raising both funds and awareness for Food Allergy & Research Education (FARE). Both young and old gathered and walked, chatted, and sampled their way though the event.      … Read more »

Location, Location, Location—New Clinic!

Good news! We are opening up a new office in Denver-Highlands on September 6th! This newest venture, and CAAC’s 12th clinic, will be located in the Diamond-Hill area of the Highlands inside the Centura* office building. The clinic will be open on Tuesdays and Thursdays, hours will be from 8-12pm and 1-5pm (subject to change)…. Read more »

Welcome Allergy Asthma Colorado Patients!

For those of you seeking Dr. Silvers’ website for Allergy Asthma Colorado, you’ve come to the right place! On April 1st, Colorado Allergy & Asthma Centers acquired Dr. Silvers’ practice. We are the largest allergy and asthma care provider in Colorado, and are thrilled to have Dr. Silvers and his team joining our family! Though… Read more »