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12/5/13 11:53 AM
Demystifying Oral Food Challenges by Nancy Polmear-Swendris, MS Ed, RN Perhaps your child has had a known food allergy for some time, and now there's reason to believe that the allergy may have been outgrown. Maybe you're in the initial diagnosis...
3/3/14 11:24 AM
Patients with Allergic Rhinitis May Have Lower Risk for Heart Attacks SAN DIEGO, CA – Research looking into the relationship between heart disease and allergic rhinitis has uncovered a potential correlation. A study presented at the...
3/13/13 5:34 PM
On March 12, 2013, Kids With Food Allergies hosted a webinar on the topic of dining out with food allergies. Our guest speakers were Sloane Miller and Dr. Michael Pistiner. We thank Mylan, who provided the educational grant to make this webinar...
7/23/13 1:07 PM
Download this free quick guide to essential information for parenting a food-allergic child written by Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc, chair of the medical advisory team of Kids With Food Allergies, a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of...
2/5/13 11:02 PM
A recent survey revealed that as many as one in three children with life-threatening allergies have experienced anaphylaxis on Valentine's Day. The survey also found that teens who date are at the most risk of a reaction as less than half of parents...
5/14/13 3:56 PM
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7/23/13 2:04 PM
Comment by MAM-mom
Great guide! I like the tips in the right corner, "Take all Food allergies seriously" and "Trace amounts of food can cause a reaction."
3/15/13 7:48 AM
Comment by Erin@SafeSoundFamily
Great resource, thank you so much! Dining out with even minor food allergies can be absolutely daunting.
4/3/13 1:28 PM
Comment by Kids With Food Allergies
About the Speakers Sloane Miller, food allergy advocate, author and life coach, is founder and President of Allergic Girl Resources, Inc., a consultancy devoted to food allergy awareness. Ms. Miller was born with food allergies and developed asthma...
8/16/14 2:33 PM
Comment by Jake's mom
What I wonder about are those stories that you hear about children dying because they ingested a small amount of an allergen, even after epi pens were used. How can we be sure the first tiny bite will not become our worst nightmare?? My...
8/16/14 2:46 PM
Comment by Jen
Welcome to posting. . The thing to remember is that these challenges take place in a drs office, under medical supervision. They can catch a possible rxn at the first sign. This is different than those cases of accidental ingestion of a small amount...
8/16/14 3:57 PM
Comment by Lynda
Hi Jake's mom, I've been through a couple of office-based food challenges. And I know what you mean about being hesitant. I took a while before I had the courage to schedule them. Besides what Jen already explained, one additional...
12/9/13 7:10 AM
Comment by remo davis
Whenever we give egg to our child he vomits.I didnt knew about egg allergy. Initially we thought it is because the child hates egg or may be due other stomach problems.So we didnt often gave egg to him thinking the child may not like it .It was his...
12/9/13 11:48 AM
Comment by Kathy P
Welcome to KFA Remo! I'm glad you have someone who helped connect the dots for the egg allergy. Please let us know how we can help! We can help w/ egg free recipes or navigating starting school or dealing with less than supportive relatives.
3/11/14 6:58 PM
Comment by Kelly02
We are so fortunate to have the author of this article on our son's team at the University of Michigan Food Allergy Clinic. His oral food challenges have been positive experiences for us...have gone just as Nancy explained, and with wonderful...