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01/18/2011
...it.” Many parents who eventually learn that their child has a food allergy, which can only be treated by changing the diet, wish their journey to a solution had been shorter and simpler. Here are some tips for what you can do if you feel your doctor isn’t recognizing your little one’s rash as a possible sign of a food allergy. Take Careful Notes A rash is often the first sign of a food allergy...
Going to Preschool Or Daycare with Food Allergies
08/19/2009
...The first day of preschool or daycare with food allergies is an exciting time for young children. It’s usually also an exciting time for parents, too! Sometimes, introducing little ones with food allergies and related conditions into a new environment can be scary and, depending on the severity of the allergy, even a bit dangerous. Prepare for preschool or daycare with food allergies. If this situation is one you will face soon, then...
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...
06/08/2017
...Avoid Related Foods? Should you? A guide for food allergy management Learning that you or your loved one has an allergy to food sparks a long list of questions. One common question many families have is “If my child is allergic to one food, what else might they be allergic to?” Another common problem is, “Where should I start when either trying new foods or adding foods back to my diet?” If you have...
09/21/2010
...food allergies. Food Allergy Clothing, Bracelets & More! Fortunately, there are some easy ways to remind people about your child’s food allergies! Food allergy awareness t-shirts, wrist bands and more are available so that you can be sure the message gets out about the foods that they need to avoid. As a child with Type 1 diabetes, I had to wear a bracelet that informed people that I was a diabetic. At that time, the...
08/11/2016
...A food allergy parent is challenging. It has been said before and it should be said again: allergies are no laughing matter. Food allergies are a serious health concern affecting 1 out of 13 children in the United States, and behind every one of those children is a devoted parent. Being on a food allergy journey with a child is not easy, and every family’s experience is different. But no matter the trials, food...
01/11/2016
...Happy 2016! A New Year brings a new opportunity to create change that will help improve the quality of our lives and the lives of others. When making your resolutions this year, don’t forget to keep Food Allergy Awareness on the top of that list! Our children and community need our help to keep them safe and healthy. This year let’s resolve to continue spreading the word on food allergies. Need some ideas...
07/01/2010
...In a very recent study looking at the prevalence, diagnosis, and management of food allergies, it found that “t he evidence for the prevalence and management of food allergy is greatly limited by a lack of uniformity for criteria for making a diagnosis.”1 Interestingly, the study also stated that there is not a universally accepted definition of food allergy!1 There are several food allergy tests out there to make a diagnosis of a...
   
 
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