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Recorded Webinar Available Now! Navigating Holidays with Food Allergies
11/5/12 2:28 PM
 
Free Webinar Tomorrow, Nov. 6th! Dr. Mike Pistiner of AllergyHome and Dr. Sarah Boudreau-Romano of The Allergist Mom will be our guest panelists for our next free webinar. Topic: Navigating the Holidays with Food Allergies. Join us! Register...
 
Got Kids With Food Allergies? Tips for Babysitters, Parties, Playdates
5/23/13 4:47 PM
 
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CELEBRATE NATIONAL ASTHMA & ALLERGY MONTH: JOIN US FOR A FREE WEBINAR! Parties, Playdates and Babysitters - Oh, My! Tips for Drop Off Parties, Playdates, and Using Babysitters and Caregivers In recognition of national Asthma and Allergy month,...
 
FREE Webinar: Navigating the Holidays with Food Allergies
11/6/12 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 
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Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Hires New CEO
8/7/14 11:51 AM
 
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  (Washington, DC)  The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) appointed Cary Sennett, MD, PhD, as President and CEO. Sennett was recently a Vice President at WellPoint, one of the largest health benefit companies in the U.S. AAFA...
 
Stocking Epinephrine in Schools: What You Need to Know (Video & Resources)
5/1/13 3:35 PM
 
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On April 30, 2013, Kids With Food Allergies Foundation (KFA) hosted a free webinar in partnership with the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) with guest speakers Charlotte Collins, JD, and Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc. We thank them...
 
5/31/13 8:00 AM
 
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Free Video from Kids With Food Allergies Foundation: (Click the black square to view in full-screen) On May 28, 2013, Kids With Food Allergies Foundation hosted a free webinar with guest speakers Dr. Michael Pistiner and Dr. Sarah Boudreau-Romano on...
 
8/23/12 10:51 PM
 
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Dr. Green has written a special opinion piece for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette advocating for more awareness and safety protocols for schoolchildren with food allergies.Despite growing awareness of food allergy among the public and medical...
 
8/23/12 10:14 PM
 
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AllergyHome.org Releases a Free Online Food Allergy Training Module for School Staff Nation-WideAllergyHome.org releases a free 30 minute food allergy training module consistent with food allergy guidance documents to help school nurses and health...
 
Asthma & Allergy Foundation's New CEO Hits-the-Ground, Pedaling
9/26/14 1:00 PM
 
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Patient Advocate and Avid Tandem Cyclist to Lead Change at Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). Kids With Food Allergies is a division of AAFA.     WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When the Asthma and...
 
FREE Webinar: What Parents Need to Know About Food Allergies in School (Part 2)
8/28/12 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 
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Asthma and Food Allergies: Free Webinar for Parents
10/17/13 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
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FREE Webinar: What Parents Need to Know About Food Allergies in School (Part 2)
8/28/12 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 
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Asthma and Food Allergies: Free Webinar for Parents
10/17/13 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
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Asthma and Food Allergies: Free Webinar for Parents
10/17/13 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
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Asthma and Food Allergies: Free Webinar for Parents
10/17/13 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
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Asthma and Food Allergies: Free Webinar for Parents
10/17/13 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 
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1/7/14 7:44 PM
 
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Link to video Dr. Dave Stukus, a pediatric allergist at Nationwide Children's Children's Hospital, and a medical advisor for Kids With Food Allergies, is featured in this video and article supporting increased access to epinephrine in schools....
 
Live Q&A: Dining Out With Food Allergies
3/6/13 2:09 PM
 
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FREE WEBINAR: Dining Out With Food Allergies - Ask The Experts Register to submit your questions and then join our live discussion on eating out with food allergies. Our expert panel will answer your questions, share tips and personal stories, and...
 
Dairy-Free, Egg-Free Rainbow Cake Surprise
3/1/13 1:01 PM
 
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For our final day of KFA's Cake Week, our guest blogger is Dr. Meg Edison from Speedbump Kitchen, who is also a medical advisor for KFA. Rainbow Surprise Cakeby Megan Edison, MD I’ve made this a few times now, with bright colors and with...
 
People with Peanut / Tree Nut Allergies Can Minimize Risk of Reactions on Airplane Flights
3/15/13 1:04 PM
 
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New international study led by University of Michigan identified behaviors that could reduce anxiety, chances of allergic reactions Few situations can provoke more anxiety for people with peanut or tree-nut allergies than having an allergic reaction...
 
5/7/13 9:00 AM
 
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Safer flying strategies for travelers with peanut allergies (BPT) - From bag-checking charges and unexplained delays to rude fellow passengers and flight attendants who are having a bad day, flying can be a huge hassle. If you're among the...
 
8/21/12 1:36 PM
 
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What Parents Need to Know About Food Allergy in Schools - Part 2 We had more than 500 parents, educators, school nurses and physicians attend our informatve back-to-school webinar last week featuring presenters Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, and Nancy...
 
7/30/12 1:56 PM
 
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FREE Webinar: What Parents of Children with Food Allergies Need to Know About Food Allergy in School Many parents don't know where to start when they need to send their children off to school with food allergies. Attend this free webinar and you will...
 
Using a Food Diary to Help Sort Food Allergies Out
1/6/14 12:28 PM
 
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Is It Allergy? by David Hauswirth, MD, FAAAAI  There are times when a patient thinks they are reacting to a food or having symptoms as a result of eating certain foods. In these cases, food diaries – or, perhaps more accurately,...
 
Dairy-Free, Egg-Free Rainbow Cake Surprise
3/1/13 1:06 PM
 
Dr. Meg Edison was also a guest speaker in our recent  Celebrating Birthdays with Food Allergies  webinar, and so if you'd like to hear more birthday-related suggestions from her, you can watch our archived video.
 
Dairy-Free, Egg-Free Rainbow Cake Surprise
3/1/13 7:29 PM
 
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Thank you so much for your blog, Dr. Edison - I had no idea you were associated with KFA!  My son (actually, my whole family) greatly appreciate all of your kitchen creations!  Thanks for doing what you do.
 
Dairy-Free, Egg-Free Rainbow Cake Surprise
3/1/13 7:57 PM
 
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That is beautiful!  My DD already asked for it for her birthday.
 
7/23/13 2:16 PM
 
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Link to part 1 --  http://community.kidswithfooda...ols-tips-for-parents   Link to part 2 --  http://community.kidswithfooda...hools-ask-the-expert
 
Live Q&A: Dining Out With Food Allergies
7/23/13 2:12 PM
 
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Dining Out with Food Allergies (Video & Resources) Watch the video at this link:  http://community.kidswithfooda...food-allergies-video
 
People with Peanut / Tree Nut Allergies Can Minimize Risk of Reactions on Airplane Flights
10/4/13 12:13 PM
 
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What about allergic reaction due to airborne peanut protein? The Epipen works for a short duration until emergency room medical treatment can be given. What is your opinion for a long flight?
 
People with Peanut / Tree Nut Allergies Can Minimize Risk of Reactions on Airplane Flights
10/4/13 9:29 PM
 
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Francine....I'll see if I can flag someone down to get a response for you....
 
People with Peanut / Tree Nut Allergies Can Minimize Risk of Reactions on Airplane Flights
10/4/13 11:15 PM
 
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Hi Francine.    In our case, our allergist told us always carry 2 Epipens at all times - every day. When we fly, we are supposed to carry 3 Epipens, Benadryl, and liquid Prednisone (steroids). In the event of an in-air anaphylaxis we were...
 
People with Peanut / Tree Nut Allergies Can Minimize Risk of Reactions on Airplane Flights
10/4/13 11:19 PM
 
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In addition, I highly recommend checking out pages 62-64 of "Food Allergy for Dummies" by Dr. Wood. It speaks exactly to what you are asking.   You can read it online at Google Books (linked below). I don't know if you are familiar with the book...
 
People with Peanut / Tree Nut Allergies Can Minimize Risk of Reactions on Airplane Flights
10/10/13 11:21 AM
 
Hi Francine,   A good approach would be for you to discuss this with your child's allergist in advance of the plane trip and see if your child's emergency care plan needs to be updated for the flight and the trip away from home.  You might...
 
People with Peanut / Tree Nut Allergies Can Minimize Risk of Reactions on Airplane Flights
3/27/13 9:34 AM
 
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Southwest allows early boarding for airborne peanut allergies- enough time for you to go and wipe down the seats and trays before everyone else gets on.  They also avoid actually serving peanuts on the flight- they gave cookies and crackers...
 
People with Peanut / Tree Nut Allergies Can Minimize Risk of Reactions on Airplane Flights
3/28/13 7:12 AM
 
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I have been on several Delta Airline flights recently where they announced that peanuts would not be served due to a fellow passenger's peanut allergy.
 
People with Peanut / Tree Nut Allergies Can Minimize Risk of Reactions on Airplane Flights
3/28/13 7:59 AM
 
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7/23/13 2:17 PM
 
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Link to part 1 --  http://community.kidswithfooda...ols-tips-for-parents   Link to part 2 --  http://community.kidswithfooda...hools-ask-the-expert
 
1/23/14 5:42 PM
 
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Training videos for all available epinephrine autoinjectors are available at:   Adrenaclick™ ( www.adrenaclick.com ) Auvi-Q™ ( www.auvi-q.com ) Epinephrine Injection, USP auto-injector, authorized generic (AG) of Adrenaclick™ (...
 
People with Peanut / Tree Nut Allergies Can Minimize Risk of Reactions on Airplane Flights
3/20/13 5:57 PM
 
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I just wanted to add that I just booked a flight from the USA to Europe with KLM (Dutch Airline) operated by Delta. After purchasing our tickets I called up Delta to notify them about my 3 years old son's peanut/tree nut and dog allergies and I...
 
People with Peanut / Tree Nut Allergies Can Minimize Risk of Reactions on Airplane Flights
3/21/13 10:53 AM
 
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In addition to taking common-sense precautions and increasing communication with flight crew during reactions, the study also seems to reinforce another critical need: to educate allergic individuals and their families/caregivers more effectively...
 
New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results
7/14/14 12:40 PM
 
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As the mother of a son with an anaphylactic alergy to corn I can't stress the importance of carrying the epipen at all times even when food intake is not planned. He has been tested thoroughly and his only allergy is corn so we know if he has a...
 
New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results
7/14/14 11:25 AM
 
A Disappointing Reality: Many Families of Food-Allergic Kids Are Not Carrying Epinephrine by David Stukus, MD   It is a well-known fact that epinephrine is the best treatment for anaphylactic reactions. Patients or their adult caregivers are...
 
New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results
7/14/14 8:25 PM
 
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I was complacent.  My 14 year old daughter was complacent.  Eye-rolls and annoyed posture every time I asked if she had her epi-pen.  She doesn't remember her reaction when she was 2.75 years old and there have been many, many expired...
 
New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results
10/18/14 7:40 PM
 
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@ Wendy Mains-- I think I know why your child had to use his epi pen so many times in the ER/hospital. Hospitals are FILLED with corn-derived products. I am also corn-allergic. I found out the hard way, after a lifetime (I'm in my 50s!) of migraines,...
 
New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results
7/14/14 9:20 PM
 
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My son, wearing his EpiPen pouch above, carries his Epi everywhere, every time. He just turned 8 y/o and hasn't had a reaction in years... at least 5 years. His first was at almost 14 months old... Daddy gave him a Ritz Bitz PB Sandwich Cracker and he...
 
New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results
7/14/14 10:00 PM
 
Wendy and Campbell, Thank you for sharing your stories with us. Sorry to hear about your children's reactions. What you have shared will help other parents!   AMommy, thank you for sharing Jayden with us and tell him that KFA says he's doing a...
 
New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results
10/19/14 12:16 PM
 
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Wow Rose, thanks for sharing your story. My kids were both highly sensitive to corn and derivatives when they were little. Both outgrew it by middle school, but it was a real challenge to avoid and many just wouldn't believe where corn hid and that...
 
FREE Webinar: Q&A Dining Out With Food Allergies
3/12/13 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
 
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