Nicole R. Rae, PA-C

Nicole R. Rae, PA-C

Nicole joined Colorado Allergy and Asthma Centers in 2000. She received her bachelors degree from Colorado State University and her Physician Assistant certification from The University of Colorado.

It is rewarding for Nicole to work with allergy and asthma patients because with effective medications and education they can lead active, productive lives.

Physician Assistants are trained to take care of a variety of diseases under the supervision of a physician. They are required to take a national certification exam every six years, and to accumulate many hours of continuing education credits every year. Nicole works very closely with our physicians to assure that Colorado Allergy and Asthma Centers patients are taken care of in the finest manner possible.

Nicole has also seen first hand what a big difference Colorado Allergy and Asthma Centers can make because she has been a patient since she was 5 years old.

Wisdom From Nicole R. Rae, PA-C

Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance

08.08.2011 | Nicole R. Rae, PA-C

Food allergy is an immune system reaction that occurs soon after eating a certain food. Even a tiny amount of the allergy-causing food can trigger signs and symptoms such as digestive problems, hives or swollen airways. Those reactions are also referred to as IgE mediated reactions. Whereas food intolerance can be due to not having enough of an enzyme to break... Read more »

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I am so itchy!

08.08.2011 | Nicole Rae, PA-C

Pruritis is the medical word for itching. Itching can be a very frustrating symptom. Many patients are not able to sleep soundly, or enjoy their day if they are itching. The diagnosis for itching is divided by whether or not a patient has a rash along with the itching. This article discusses itching WITHOUT a... Read more »

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