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12/29/2016
...They can also influence digestion or other aspects of health. Here are some conditions in which research has found evidence that certain, specific probiotics may be helpful: Alleviating or managing infectious diarrhea Lessening risk of antibiotic-associated diarrhea Decreasing risk of daycare-associated diarrhea Lessening risk of nosocomial diarrhea (related to infections picked up in a hospital) Helping manage inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s disease, Ulcerative colitis) Managing atopic dermatitis associated with food allergy Reducing risk of necrotizing...
09/15/2011
School is back in session and we thought it would be a great time to share with you how to make school a safer place for your child with food allergies. Befriend the school nurse. Take your child to meet the nurse, so they can build a relationship and your child will feel more comfortable going to them. Also, make sure to provide the nurse with all the emergency medications needed for your...
02/25/2010
Epinephrine auto-injectors, for any child with allergies, can be a huge life saver. However, sending your little one to school with their epinephrine can be rather stressful for a parent. There are a thousand questions that might go through your mind, “Will they be safe even with the epinephrine?” or “Will someone know how to use the auto-injector?” Epinephrine and Anaphylactic Shock Basics For those of you who don’t know, anaphylaxis or anaphylactic...
08/26/2011
...transition is a safe one for your child: Schedule a back-to-school checkup with your pediatrician or allergist to make sure that your current treatment plan is still effective. Tips on how to ask the right questions to your doctor. Document your child’s allergies and treatment plan in school or daycare paperwork. Provide teachers and caregivers with brochures and information on your child’s allergy to prevent accidents. Create a one page “Cheat Sheet” with information about...
09/17/2013
...who regularly see your child, including relatives, caregivers and their friends’ parents. Always read food labels to see if the product contains ingredients your child is allergic to, OR made in a factory that produces other food products that contain the allergen (factory information is beginning to appear on some labels). Get support at school and daycare. Involve your child’s primary teacher, the school nurse, and key food service staff and make them aware of...
03/31/2010
We’ve talked about epinephrine auto-injectors before on Food Allergy Living, including how to travel with them and what to do in case of an accidental injection of epinephrine. With the new school year upon us, many parents of children with food allergies are faced with the dilemma of where to store their child’s epinephrine auto-injector at school. Should they carry it with them at all times? Should it be stored in the nurse’s...
   
 
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