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FREE Webinar: Oral Food Challenges: What to Expect

RSVP: Reserve your seat by registering

 

WHEN: Tuesday, July 28, 2015

 

TIME: 1 PM - 2 PM Eastern time

 

WHERE: Your computer, iOS or Android device

 

An oral food challenge in a medical setting is the main way of confirming the presence of a food allergy. Many parents wonder what will happen during an oral food challenge (OFC) if it is their child’s first time. 

 

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Join Dr. Irene J. Mikhail and Kids With Food Allergies for this free webinar, “Oral Food Challenges: What to Expect.”

Dr. Mikhail, an allergist and immunologist at Nationwide Children’s in Columbus, Ohio, will cover: 

• When will we know that the time is right for an OFC? 
What are the risks and benefits of an OFC? 
• How well do children tolerate the challenge? 
• What do we need to do to prepare for a challenge? 
• Why would a challenge be postponed? 
• What happens after the challenge? 

You may submit your questions in advance on the registration form. 

We will record this webinar. If you cannot attend the live presentation, a link to the recording will be emailed to you a few days after the event. 

We thank Mylan for providing an unrestricted sponsorship of this webinar.

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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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