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Re: Study Shows Increased Anxiety for Parents of Children Allergic to Milk and Eggs

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Dr. Matthew Greenhawt is a volunteer medical advisor for Kids With Food Allergies. You can find other research he has been involved in by browsing our Medical Advisory Team blog .
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People with Peanut / Tree Nut Allergies Can Minimize Risk of Reactions on Airplane Flights

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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...
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Safer Flying Strategies for Travelers with Peanut Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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...
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New Peanut Allergy Study Does Not Say Parents Are to Blame

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Why It’s Important to Read Past the Headlines -  Doctors Explain New Peanut Allergy Study   Editor's note:  The KFA/AAFA leadership recognize that interpreting the findings of the Learning Early About Peanut (LEAP) study is...
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Children With Egg Allergies Can Safely Receive Flu Vaccine, Multi-Center Study Finds

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Children With Egg Allergies Can Safely Receive Flu Vaccine, Multi-Center Study Finds"The new study, published in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, is good news for children who've had severe egg allergies, given the prevalence of the...
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Flying with Food Allergies (Free Webinar)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
If the thought of flying with a child with food allergy causes you worry, please register for this free meeting. The speakers are Dr. Matthew Greenhawt, a pediatric allergist, and attorney Laurel Francoeur. Dr. Greenhawt will review the medical issues...
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Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America Hires New CEO

Kids With Food Allergies ·
  (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...
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Study Shows Increased Anxiety for Parents of Children Allergic to Milk and Eggs

Kids With Food Allergies ·
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill. (June 26, 2014) - It's tough being the parent of a child with food allergies. Constant vigilance is needed for everything your child eats, when a single food item containing a hidden ingredient can be fatal. Although worry is a...
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Got Kids With Food Allergies? Tips for Babysitters, Parties, Playdates

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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, we are hosting a free online webinar (meeting) to help educate and spread awareness about how to care for a child with food allergies. Dr. Sarah Boudreau-Romano and Dr. Michael Pistiner will talk about safe transitions for children with food...
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Re: Got Kids With Food Allergies? Tips for Babysitters, Parties, Playdates

cheymom ·
Parties, Play Dates, Babysitters: How to Transition Care for Children with Food Allergies - Watch the video at: http://community.kidswithfooda...sthash.2RGlgtLi.dpuf
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Re: Got Kids With Food Allergies? Tips for Babysitters, Parties, Playdates

Kids With Food Allergies ·
There is still time to register and join us for this great topic!
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Dr. Todd Green: Pennsylvania Must Do More to Protect School Children with Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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...
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Free Online Food Allergy Training for School Staff Nationwide

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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...
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Asthma & Allergy Foundation's New CEO Hits-the-Ground, Pedaling

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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...
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Re: Asthma and Food Allergies: Free Webinar for Parents

Anne Marie Sinasac ·
what is the date? Tuesday or Thursday October 15 or 17?
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Re: Asthma and Food Allergies: Free Webinar for Parents

Anne Marie Sinasac ·
sorry. Got it!
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Re: Asthma and Food Allergies: Free Webinar for Parents

cheymom ·
The date is Thursday, October 17. Sorry for any confusion!
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Re: FREE Webinar: What Parents Need to Know About Food Allergies in School (Part 2)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Arizona members please take note that this event starts at 11am Pacific/Arizona. Non-US members or anyone who needs assistance finding the correct time for their local time zone, please click the registration link--there is an option to click to display the meeting in YOUR time zone. Thank you!
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Re: Asthma and Food Allergies: Free Webinar for Parents

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Asthma, Food Allergy, Anaphylaxis: Symptoms, Risks, Treatment (Video and Resources) If you missed our free webinar with Dr. David Stukus, we have it archived with a list of informative resources. You can view the hour-long video at your convenience. It contains critical information for families managing both food allergies and asthma. 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...
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Flying with Food Allergies (Video and Resources)

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Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) , a division of the  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America  hosted a free educational webinar on June 17, 2014 featuring guest speakers Matthew Greenhawt, MD, MMSc, and Laurel Francoeur, JD. The...
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Startling Gaps in What Doctors Understand about Anaphylaxis (Video and Resources)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Kids With Food Allergies  (KFA), a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America  (AAFA), hosted a webinar called "Anaphylaxis in America: What Do Doctors Know?" on April 21, 2015, with Dr. Philip Lieberman. Dr. Lieberman was one...
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Using a Food Diary to Help Sort Food Allergies Out

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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,...
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FREE Webinar: Anaphylaxis in America - What Do Doctors Know?

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RSVP:  Reserve your seat by registering WHEN:  Tuesday, April 21, 2015 TIME:  8 PM – 9 PM Eastern time WHERE:  Your computer, iOS or Android device   A recent study by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, the...
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FREE Webinar: What Parents Need to Know About Food Allergies in School

Melanie Carver ·
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...
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What Parents Need to Know About Food Allergy in Schools - Part 2

Lynda ·
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...
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Dairy-Free, Egg-Free Rainbow Cake Surprise

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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...
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As Schools Boost Access to EpiPens, Do Teachers Know How to Use Them?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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....
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Live Q&A: Dining Out With Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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...
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Re: New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results

Wendy Mains ·
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 reaction then corn was present and his reaction occurs within seconds. We walked into a small hospital for a pre op appointment and we weren't inside for more than 3 min. and he had his worst reaction ever (the 7th one that year-corn has a nasty habit...
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Re: New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results

Campbell ·
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 epi-pens since. I used to say it was the best money I ever threw away. Until this year, I got annoyed. I was certain I had sent in an epi-pen in the fall for school. The nurse sent an email to all delinquent parents of food allergic kids. "Your child's epi-pen is...
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Re: New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results

AMommy2TwoBoys ·
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 reacted... at the ER, they told us he is probably allergic to peanuts and to make that appointment with the allergist. We did and at 14 months old, he was diagnosed with an anaphylatic peanut allergy. Even though I used to be a nurse, I...
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Re: New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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 great job taking care of himself and is setting a great example for other kids.
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Re: Dairy-Free, Egg-Free Rainbow Cake Surprise

Kids With Food Allergies ·
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.
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Re: Dairy-Free, Egg-Free Rainbow Cake Surprise

StephC ·
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.
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Re: Dairy-Free, Egg-Free Rainbow Cake Surprise

Abigail's Mommy ·
That is beautiful! My DD already asked for it for her birthday.
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Re: Live Q&A: Dining Out With Food Allergies

cheymom ·
Dining Out with Food Allergies (Video & Resources) Watch the video at this link: http://community.kidswithfooda...food-allergies-video
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Re: New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results

AMommy2TwoBoys ·
I will certainly let him know. Thank you for using his photo... he was thrilled! Kimberly and Jayden Originally Posted by Kids With Food Allergies: AMommy, thank you for sharing Jayden with us and tell him that KFA says he's doing a great job taking care of himself and is setting a great example for other kids.
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Re: New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results

MMJMOM ·
I'm shocked, but not surprised as I know several people who don't carry the epi pens with them for their kids. I don't understand what good the epi will do if its at home and you are out. I feel as if my DDs medication bag is an extension of her. Wherever she goes, it goes. When she was first diagnosed several years back, there were 2 occasions I left it home. I turned right around to get it. To me, that is her lifeline. NOTHING is more important! I am equally as shocked with people whose...
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Re: New Epinephrine Study Shows Alarming Results

aboreem1969 ·
Dear Dr. my son has severe cow milk allergy and we live in Kuwait. Is this allergy supposed to disappear or the symptoms alleviate by age. He is now three years and half and was diagnosed as milk allergy when he was 6 months old.
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Kathy P ·
Hi Aboreem1969 - welcome to KFA! There is no absolute time line for outgrowing a food allergy (not reacting anymore). How has your son's allergy been monitored? Has he been tested periodically to see if the numbers are decreasing? Has he eaten anything with milk recently and still showing reactions?
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rose12328 ·
@ 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, joint pains, spontaneous vomiting seemingly without a cause, I ended up at the big famous institution in Minnesota. The immunologist looked at the results of a basic saliva genetic test that I had purchased and had processed. He said I should...
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Kathy P ·
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 the highly processed stuff could possibly be an issue. Thankfully mine were not anaphylactic.
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Re: What Parents Need to Know About Food Allergy in Schools - Part 2

cheymom ·
Link to part 1 -- http://community.kidswithfooda...ols-tips-for-parents Link to part 2 -- http://community.kidswithfooda...hools-ask-the-expert
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Re: As Schools Boost Access to EpiPens, Do Teachers Know How to Use Them?

Lynda ·
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™ ( www.epinephrineautoinject.com ) EpiPen™ and EpiPen Jr™ ( www.epipen.com ) REFERENCES Product information for Adrenaclick™. Amedra Pharmaceuticals LLC. Horsham, PA 19044. June 2012. Product information for Auvi-Q™. Sanofi-Aventis U.S. Bridgewater, NJ 08807. September...
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