Guest Blogger

Grace Peace Yu MD MSc

Grace Peace Yu MD MSc

Dr. Grace Yu is a pediatrician and allergist immunologist who has conducted ground-breaking research to help children with life-threatening food allergies. She has featured on KQED’s talk show FORUM with Michael Kransey, written for Bay Area Parent Magazine, and been invited to speak nationally about allergies. Dr. Yu has published a number of journal articles and book chapters about allergies.

She has been honored as “America’s Top Physicians” and received the “Patient’s Choice Award,” and “Compassionate Doctor’s Award.”

She cares for patients at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation and serves as an adjunct Clinical Faculty Member at Stanford University School of Medicine. She also volunteers as the medical advisor to a food allergy support group in the San Francisco Bay Area.

In addition to her passion for education and taking care of children and adults with allergies, she loves spending time with her family and friends and is expecting her first child this year.

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Blog Posts by Grace Peace Yu MD MSc

  • Food Allergy Series Part 5: What Else Can I do to Help My Child with Food Allergies?

    Food Allergy Series Part 5: What Else Can I do to Help My Child with Food Allergies?

    I am often asked what else can be done to help one’s child with food allergies.  I truly believe that the more you know, the more empowered you can be to help your child lead as happy and as normal a life as possible.  Below are some commonly asked questions that I hope will be […]

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    Food Allergy Series Part 4: What Can I do to Prevent A Food Allergic Reaction?

    As parents and caregivers, you can protect your child with food allergies by learning how to read food labels, prepare safe meals, and discuss with others your child’s food allergy to keep your child healthy. How do I Read Food Labels? In the United States, all packaged foods must clearly identify eight specified food allergy […]

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  • Food Allergy Series Part 3: What should I do In Case of an Allergic Reaction?

    Food Allergy Series Part 3: What should I do In Case of an Allergic Reaction?

    What should I do In Case of an Allergic Reaction? A food allergic reaction can be a frightening experience.  Below I hope to help guide and empower you to be able to know the most effective way to treat an allergic reaction should your child have one. How common are food allergic reactions? Studies have […]

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  • Food Allergy Series Part 2: How Do I Recognize A Food Allergic Reaction?

    Food Allergy Series Part 2: How Do I Recognize A Food Allergic Reaction?

    I am often asked as an allergist how can I tell if a child is having a food allergic reaction.  It is not always easy to tell and thus it is important to know all the possible symptoms of a reaction.  Being able to recognize the symptoms early on can prevent your child from having […]

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  • Food Allergy Series Part 1: Does My Child Have a Food Allergy and If So, What Caused It?

    Food Allergy Series Part 1: Does My Child Have a Food Allergy and If So, What Caused It?

    Having a child with food allergies can be a life-changing experience both for the child as well as everyone that takes care of him or her.  I know first-hand having children in my family with food allergies.  It has given me a passion to help children with food allergies through education, patient care, and research.  […]

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