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Asthma and Food Allergy Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention (Video and Resources)

Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) hosted a free educational webinar on October 17, 2013 featuring guest speaker David Stukus, Director of the Specialty Asthma Clinic, Nationwide Children's Hospital, and a member of KFA's Medical Advisory Team. Dr. Stukus reviewed the signs and symptoms of asthma and food allergy, the risks associated when a patient has both diseases, and how to determine if symptoms are asthma or anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction).

An attendee gave this review of our asthma webinar: 

"Learning that epinephrine will help with asthma/lung function during anaphylaxis was very helpful to know. A very big THANK YOU for all that you do at KFA and for offering these informative, life-saving webinars."

The following is the video recording of the webinar and a list of resources to accompany the presentation. 

Asthma is the most common chronic childhood illness and is much more prevalent in allergic children, including those with food allergies. The presenting signs and symptoms, triggers, and treatment of asthma will all be reviewed. The specific association of asthma in regards to food allergy reactions and management will be highlighted as well.











Allergy Research Update
November 18, 2013 at 4:00 pm Eastern


Registration will be open later this week with our official announcement of this hot topic and special guest speaker .



The generous support of our donors allows us to reach families who need our help. A webinar attendee recently told us: "I really enjoyed this seminar and will forward the link when it is available for others to view.Thank you for doing this as you make a HUGE difference for so many lives!" 

You can help ensure our webinar series continues to be accessible to all families free of charge. You enable us to give families the information they need and assure them that they are not alone in their journey. Please give generously!

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Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). AAFA is the largest and oldest nonprofit patient organization dedicated to asthma and allergies. KFA educates families and communities with practical food allergy management strategies to save lives and improve the quality of life for children and their families. Our online community includes public blogs. To post a comment, you will need to register or sign in. Registered members have access to additional specialized support forums for food allergies. Registration is free!

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