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04/05/2011
...We’ve discussed the Top 8 Allergens which account for 90% of all food allergies. These allergens are the main offenders in the US, but there are certain food allergies that are unique to certain regions of the world. EuroPrevall was a global research project funded by the European Union that looked at food allergy prevalence and patterns among various countries around the world. EuroPrevall revealed that there are major differences in the common food...
01/13/2017
...There are many events throughout the year and country that help to raise funds and awareness for food allergies. These events are geared towards medical professionals as well as you, our food allergy families. To help you stay in-the-know, below you will find a list of key 2017 events. This isn’t meant as a comprehensive list of all 2017 events, but rather a highlight of a few events in which you may be interested....
08/07/2014
...This is a guest post from Leslie Stiles. Leslie Stiles received her BS in English Literature at University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana and obtained her Masters in Human Nutrition from University of Illinois in Chicago. She works as a Senior Clinical Nutritionist at a children’s hospital in Chicago, IL. A diagnosis of a food allergy may come as a shock to your family, and that shock may continue when you go to the grocery...
Signs and Symptoms for Using Amino Acid-Based Formulas for Cow Milk Allergy
08/31/2018
...When a baby first shows possible signs and symptoms of a cow milk allergy, parents at times wonder, how do doctors approach diagnosing it, and choose the best management option? Let’s review a list of potential indicators healthcare professionals could look for when determining if hypoallergenic amino acid-based formula (AAF) like Neocate should be used for cow milk allergy. Before we jump into these, let’s quickly review some types of baby formulas that are...
03/24/2011
...Today I want to share the World Allergy Organization’s (WAO) latest guidelines for cow milk allergy (CMA). WAO is a leading source of allergy information worldwide for medical professionals and consumers. The WAO released the guidelines in April 2010. They are designed for healthcare professtionals, but open to the public, which is great. Feel free to review them by following the link. They may be best to share with your allergist, pediatric gastroenterologist, dietitian,...
03/25/2010
...eosinophilic gastroenteritis, eosinophilic colitis, hypereosinophilic syndrome, and other eosinophilic disorders. It is a great resource and provides accurate, up-to-date information on eosinophilic disorders and related problems. Not only does the organization increase awareness and educate patients and physicians, APFED also works to increase funding for research. Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) FARE was established in 1991 to share information vital to raising a child with food allergies. Throughout the year the group holds events...
01/23/2014
...A Food Allergy Action Plan outlines the recommended actions to take if your child experiences an allergic reaction. It is important to create a Food Allergy Action Plan for your child and provide it to their school, camp, coaches, other parents, or anyone else who may need to assist your child in case of a food allergy-related emergency. If you are new to food allergies, you may be wondering where to start. We’ve compiled...
Bullying and Food Allergies. What You Can Do?
01/04/2018
...There are a lot of great resources available for you and your support network to not only help prepare your little one with food allergies for success against any bullying they may face, but also resources to help raise awareness around food allergy bullying. One such resource is this PSA from FARE, “Food Allergy Bullying: It’s Not a Joke”: Another interesting resource you might find helpful is an article from the American College of Allergy,...
   
 
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