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05/28/2015
...serve in school nutrition. I know what it’s like to worry about sending your child with a food allergy to school. My goal is to empower school nutrition professionals with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively manage food allergies in school kitchens and cafeterias.” Grennan serves on the Food Allergy Management & Education (FAME)national advisory board, where she is honored to share her unique perspective on the management of food allergies in school nutrition....
04/24/2015
...prepared” with both plans in place and an emergency kit. Following are some suggestions for both. Plans Wear a food allergy awareness bracelet Prepare an Emergency Action Plan Schedule Calendar alerts for updating allergy-related information and Emergency Kits Emergency Kit Decide where emergency kits are needed: home, school and travel/car Store kits in a temperature-controlled area Use an easily accessible, durable case that is clearly marked Supplies: 2 epinephrine auto-injectors, if prescribed Oral antihistamines Small...
02/20/2014
...out to a child when they are observed promoting food allergy awareness. Another fantastic website to check out is Allergy Home. They have a large array of really nice posters, which can be downloaded for free and displayed anywhere in classrooms or organizations too. In addition to the free posters on this site, there is also a 4½ minute learning module on food allergies for elementary school-aged children. You can review the learning pieces on...
08/13/2015
...for both the school communities and parents. B is for bringing allergy awareness supplies to school. Besides hand sanitizers and sanitizing wipes to reduce the risk of surface allergen contamination, other items might be worth consideration too. Here are some suggestions for allergy-related gear and allergy-safe foods. Safety tattoos may be a good idea, especially at the beginning of the school year and for younger students until the school staff becomes familiar with your child’s...
Traveling with Neocate – Ready, Set, Go!
08/02/2017
...When traveling with Neocate, there is always a lot to consider when planning a trip. Where will you go, how will you get there, who will join you in your adventure? Traveling with a food allergy adds yet another caveat to the plan. What will you eat and how much Neocate will you need to bring? Some parents wonder about the best way to bring and travel with Neocate. Some become concerned about...
06/29/2010
...Anyone who has eaten something and then experiences an unpleasant reaction has probably wondered if they have a food allergy. In fact, one out of three individuals thinks they may have a food allergy or may modify their diet due to a suspicion. Occuring to AAAAI statistics, yet only around 6% of children under the age of three are affected by food allergies, but most out grow these allergies as adults. What all...
Bullying and Food Allergies. What You Can Do?
01/04/2018
...Bullying & Cyberbullying from National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments Sharing knowledge and resources on the severe nature of food allergies and increasing awareness of the dangers of food allergy bullying is a way to be a change agent for kids with allergies. Spark some attention to this- spread the word. -Kristin Crosby MS, RDN, LDN Reference: Jackson, Kristen D., M.P.H.; Howie, LaJeana D., M.P.H., C.H.E.S.; Akinbami, Lara J., M.D. “Trends in Allergic Conditions...
03/26/2015
...later in life. Did you know, food allergies that are outgrown may even resurface later in life. It would be great if food allergies were like a Houdini act and we could make them disappear! Sometimes food allergies are a guessing game, but we know of a number of factors that we think influence food allergy longevity and when a child outgrows them. Here are just a few standouts. Influencing factors The Food Culprits There...
   
 
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