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08/28/2014
...your child requires an epinephrine auto-injector, make sure to provide one to the school nurse, along with any other medications that may be required. Be sure to check the expiration date on the epinephrine. For more tips and resources on going back to school with food allergies, visit these links: School planning for food allergic children Back to School Guide for Parents Tips for keeping your food-allergic child safe in the classroom We hope everyone...
09/02/2014
...Neocate mixed formula is good up to four hours at room temperature. 3. Have a Sufficient Amount of Medical Supplies: During an emergency it is possible injuries may occur. To help alleviate the potential of growing injuries, be sure to have at least seven days worth of medical supplies on hand. This includes having an epinephrine auto-injector, if prescribed, in case of an anaphylactic shock. With these tips, families will be more prepared in the...
04/15/2015
...It wouldn’t be wrong to say that we live in an ‘Appy World’ with several mobile applications available to manage our day-to-day activities. With rapidly evolving technology, managing food allergies has become easier. There are several apps that tell you what is in your food, show you how to administer epinephrine, and identify safe food options when you’re traveling or away from home. Here are our top five picks for the best food...
Going to Preschool Or Daycare with Food Allergies
08/19/2009
...little one’s teacher and or caregivers will appreciate it! With each tip, you will find additional suggestions on how to set yourself up for safety success. 11 easy Tips for preschool or daycare with food allergies: Schedule a back-to-school check-up with your pediatrician and or allergist. Why, do you ask? Because back-to-school is the perfect opportunity to make sure that your current allergy management plan is still effective. For example, if epinephrine auto-injectors are part...
09/17/2013
...not possible here are 10 management tips to prevent food reactions: 10 Tips To Manage Food Allergies at Home: Get a professional diagnosis. Don’t try to diagnose a food allergy yourself. Consult an allergist and develop an action plan for managing the allergy. This action plan should indicate which foods your child should avoid, and medications, such as an antihistamine or, for severe reactions, self-injectable epinephrine. Give your child’s food allergy action plan to people...
08/26/2011
...your child’s allergies for substitutes or new employees. Discuss what to do in case of an emergency. Ask your pediatrician about keeping an epinephrine auto-injector on-site. Be sure to train the caregiver on when and how to use one. Make sure that your child fully understands what can trigger their allergy. Look at upcoming lunch or snack menus and identify safe options, also provide the school with a list of safe foods that your child...
08/13/2015
...in the classroom; ensuring trained individuals for epinephrine administration; defining the allergy disabilities; and food policies for classroom and cafeterias. This two part video series includes both a What Parents Need to Know video and a Question and Answer video… along with additional tips, resources and links for parents on the website. The National Association of School Nurses (NASN) worked with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in creating comprehensive guides and resources...
07/01/2015
...and Pinterest . THAT day— the day before I took my child to the allergist and they sent us home with an epinephrine autoinjector and a food allergy diagnosis— I was a regular mom kissing boo-boos and inciting laughter. The next day, life looked and felt different…for me and my son. Food allergies? No one in my family had food allergies, or my husband’s that I was aware of. How was this possible? Could the...
   
 
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