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Re: Four Moms Show Power of Getting Involved in Food Allergy Research

K8sMom2002 ·
Oh, wow! I am so excited about this! Can't wait to hear more ... and maybe in five years, we'll be so much further down the road than we are now. Thank you, ladies, for the hard work you've put into this!
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Re: Four Moms Show Power of Getting Involved in Food Allergy Research

AndreaN ·
This is fantastic! Thank you for all your work!
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Re: Four Moms Show Power of Getting Involved in Food Allergy Research

Gloria ·
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. -Margaret Mead
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Re: Four Moms Show Power of Getting Involved in Food Allergy Research

um Ahmad ·
So glad to be joining this group!! my 6 and 2 year old boys have allergies for dairy, eggs and tree nuts ����
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Re: Four Moms Show Power of Getting Involved in Food Allergy Research

Will Way ·
Welcome! My 6-year-old is allergic to eggs and tree nut too. I have found a lot of great tips and recipes on this website.
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Four Moms Show Power of Getting Involved in Food Allergy Research

KFA News Team ·
In 2015, long-time friends and Kids With Food Allergies members Eleanor (Ellie) Chu and Dr. Karen Nanji met Lesley Solomon and Dr. Christine Olsen. Since teaming up, these women have proved that determined family members can play a huge role in food allergy research. They've raised $10 million and enlisted top researchers to launch the Food Allergy Science Initiative (FASI). Through FASI, researchers will work to answer key questions about the science of food allergy. The goal is to enable...
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Re: Join Us for the Release of a Monumental Food Allergy Report

Allison ·
If you missed the webinar, or want to listen again, you can find the recording here: http://nationalacademies.org/h...ies/2016-NOV-30.aspx
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Re: Help Drive the Future of Food Allergy Research

Elisa2 ·
Hi: I could not access the registry. It never responded. I was in a perpetual state of “one moment please”….
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Re: Help Drive the Future of Food Allergy Research

K8sMom2002 ·
Thanks! Can you tell me a little bit about what browser you're using? I'll make sure to send an alert to the folks who work with the registry.
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Re: Help Drive the Future of Food Allergy Research

Elisa2 ·
Safari 10.0.3 on a Mac using El Capitan
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Re: Help Drive the Future of Food Allergy Research

K8sMom2002 ·
Thanks! I'll forward this info, too. I know I was able to access the registry some months ago using Safari on Lion ... we'll get it sorted out for you. Thanks for wanting to participate! I have a feeling that this registry is going to help drive food allergy research far!
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Re: Help Drive the Future of Food Allergy Research

Kathy P ·
Hi @Elisa2 - Can you tell me how far you got in the process? Were you able to create your account? Able to log in? On what page did it get stuck for you? I just went through the process to create a new account and then log in. There are pages that load quite slowly.
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Re: Help Drive the Future of Food Allergy Research

Elisa2 ·
The enter registry button…. I left it running for some time…it never got past “one moment please"
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Re: Help Drive the Future of Food Allergy Research

Kathy P ·
Thanks - can you try it again when you a chance?
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Re: Help Drive the Future of Food Allergy Research

Elisa2 ·
still no joy
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Re: Help Drive the Future of Food Allergy Research

Elisa2 ·
still not working. I let it run for 30 min.
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Re: Help Drive the Future of Food Allergy Research

Kathy P ·
Thanks Elisa - I sent you private message. We'll get this sorted out for you. Thanks for your patience and persistence!
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Join Us for the Release of a Monumental Food Allergy Report

Kids With Food Allergies ·
If you have a child with food allergies, finding resources to help keep your family safe is a top priority. That's why we at AAFA are proud to have co-sponsored a report with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine that recommends ways to increase our understanding of and approaches to food allergies so that we can keep children safe. This exciting report, “Finding a Path to Safety in Food Allergy: Assessment of the Global Burden, Causes, Prevention, Management, and...
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Help Drive the Future of Food Allergy Research

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Does your family have food allergies? If so, we invite you to inform food allergy research. Our Food Allergy Patient & Family Registry (Registry) is a web-based program that gives you a place to share your experiences. The Registry is a program to collect, manage and analyze data from and about people with food allergies. It will advance research through patient information. Our goal is to find ways to prevent and cure food allergy. The first and only “patient-centered” food allergy...
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Study Finds Cause of Mysterious Food Allergy, Suggests New Treatment Strategy

Kids With Food Allergies ·
PRESS RELEASE Study Finds Cause of Mysterious Food Allergy, Suggests New Treatment Strategy CINCINNATI, July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New research in Nature Genetics identifies a novel genetic and molecular pathway in the esophagus that...
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Study Reveals High Food Allergy Risks Among Inner-City Kids

Kids With Food Allergies ·
According to a new study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins University, children who live in inner-city areas are more susceptible to food allergies. Results of the study are published in the  Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology ....
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You're Invited to an Important Food Allergy Research Meeting

Kids With Food Allergies ·
An important public workshop about food allergy is happening soon. You can attend in person or listen live from your computer.   Where: Keck Center in Washington, D.C. When: August 31 and September 1   The speakers include board-certified...
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Severe Allergic Reaction Trends Rising - But So Is Epinephrine Use

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Researchers looked at trends in anaphylaxis over ten years. They found a significant increase in anaphylaxis. They also found that more people were receiving epinephrine for the treatment of anaphylaxis.
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6 New Frontiers in Food Allergy Treatment

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Dr. Robert Wood, chief of allergy and immunology at Johns Hopkins Children's Center, explains what's next for food allergy immunotherapy to MedPage Today .  The article covers: Allergen Patches for the Skin Baking Foods (Heat Changes the...
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AAFA Co-Sponsoring Important National Study about Food Allergy

Kids With Food Allergies ·
  The  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America  (AAFA) is co-sponsoring an important study about food allergies. Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is a division of AAFA. KFA hosts the largest support community serving families with...
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Exposure to Certain Air Pollution Linked to IgE and Asthma

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Exposure to Certain Airborne Chemicals Linked to Immune System Effects and Asthma Diagnosis in Children SAN ANTONIO, TX – Outside air pollutants are a known trigger of asthma, the most common chronic disease in children according to the World...
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Prolonged Avoidance of Peanuts after Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Reverse Its Effects

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Prolonged Avoidance of Peanuts after Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Reverse Its Effects SAN DIEGO, CA Research presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academyof Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) continues to provide insight into the questions thatsurround possible food allergy treatments being investigated. In particular, one study suggested that prolonged avoidance of peanuts following peanut oral immunotherapy may reverse theeffects achieved...
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Re: Prolonged Avoidance of Peanuts after Peanut Oral Immunotherapy May Reverse Its Effects

Kids With Food Allergies ·
KFA's Note: Oral immunotherapy for food allergens is still being investigated by researchers. This is not something to try at home, but rather to discuss with your allergist.
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New Research on Growing Issue of Red Meat Allergy

KFA News Team ·
Kids With Food Allergies is sharing this press release from the 2018 AAAAI/WAO Joint Congress to bring you the latest research news quickly. Three studies were presented about Alpha Gal or Red Meat Allergy.
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New Study Shows Sesame Allergy May Be More Common Than Some Top 8 Food Allergies

KFA News Team ·
Recently, the FDA has been asking for more data to support adding sesame to the list of top food allergens. A new study titled “Prevalence and Severity of Sesame Allergy in the United States” has been released by the JAMA Network today in response to the FDA’s request.
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NIH-Funded Study Shows Peanut Allergy Prevention Strategy Is Nutritionally Safe

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Early-Life Peanut Consumption Does Not Affect Duration of Breastfeeding or Children’s Growth and Nutrition
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Parents Give Variety of Reasons for Putting Off Food Challenges

KFA News Team ·
What causes parents to delay an oral food challenge for their children?   An oral food challenge (OFC) is the only way to determine whether a food allergy exists. Sometimes both the child and the parent can be nervous about eating a food they...
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Peanut Allergy Oral Immunotherapy: Is Earlier Better?

KFA News Team ·
“Peanut allergy can have an adverse impact on quality of life for the child and family. Severe allergic reactions can occur with just a tiny ingestion of peanut allergen. A new NIH study provides encouraging news that children may be successfully treated with OIT for peanut allergy at a very young age.” – Lynda Mitchell, chief operating officer of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America What health issue did the study examine? We currently have no effective means to cure or treat food...
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Peanut Patch Could Be Game Changer

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Now, doctors at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital and 23 other hospitals worldwide are testing what they hope will be a breakthrough treatment. It is a patch that exposes the wearer to small amounts of peanut protein through the skin. Over time, they...
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Early Epinephrine Means Fewer Hospitalizations for Kids with Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Importantly, only 17% of patients treated with epinephrine before arriving to the ED were hospitalized compared to 43% who were treated first in the ED, a significant difference. Researchers investigated the impact and potential benefits of early...
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Grateful for Your Help in Keeping Kids with Food Allergies Safe and Healthy

Kids With Food Allergies ·
For Thanksgiving, we would like to take this opportunity to thank all who have supported our important work this past year.  You help us save lives...
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Patient-Powered Food Allergy Research

Kids With Food Allergies ·
We recently launched a new Food Allergy Patient & Family Registry. Designed to collect data that will help amplify the voice of individuals and families with food allergies, this is the only registry of its kind. Here are three reasons why you should consider participating and adding your voice to this research.
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Re: Congress to Pass Spending for Food Allergy Research

Theresa L ·
This is a happy new year gift, indeed! Thank you for sharing this great news. For the military mention, I often wonder whether my child's mustard allergy is related to the mustard gas my father was exposed to in Vietnam (Agent Orange exfoliant). I am hopeful some smart researcher takes an interest in toxicological impacts of the chemical exposures our military heroes get exposed to. Along with whether the exposures relate to food allergies in either them, their children and grandchildren. Or...
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Do You Know When and How to Use Epinephrine for Allergy Emergencies?

KFA News Team ·
A recent study asked 859 families about the food allergy care they received from their allergist and pediatrician. Some of the questions were about the way they were treated. Other questions were about the information they were given. The results showed both good news and bad news. Most parents felt very good about their doctors Nearly all said that they were treated with courtesy and respect. They also said that the doctor listened to their questions and concerns. “I was happy to see...
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Study Finds If You Suspect Anaphylaxis, Use Epinephrine Early

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Anaphylaxis (anna-fih-LACK-sis) is a sudden, severe allergic reaction . It must be treated right away because it can cause death.   A recent journal article presented some issues related to emergency anaphylaxis care.   Diagnosis can be...
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Survey: What Are Your Thoughts on Possible Food Allergy Treatments?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
AAFA is working with researchers at Northwestern University who are currently conducting a pilot study called "Parental Therapy Preferences for Children with Food Allergy". Parents of children with food allergies are invited to complete an online survey about your thoughts on possible food allergy treatments. This study aims to better understand the needs of patients and their families when deciding on a therapy in order to improve current and future therapy options. All responses will be...
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The Rising Global Problem of Food Allergy – We Need Your Help!

Kids With Food Allergies ·
It is World Allergy Week and this year’s theme is The Global Problem of Food Allergy. To help us take action on food allergies, we are seeking 1,000 individuals to fill out a survey that may take 15-30 minutes to complete (the length of the survey depends on your answers).
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What Happens to Food Allergies After Treatment with Oral Immunotherapy?

KFA News Team ·
Press Release Contact: mgraham@aaaai.org (414) 272-6071 Onsite Press Room (March 4-7): (213) 743-6242 WHAT HAPPENS TO FOOD ALLERGIES AFTER TREATMENT WITH ORAL IMMUNOTHERAPY? Research at AAAAI Annual Meeting shows many patients adhere to home dosing Los Angeles, CA – Researchers from Stanford University are reporting essential, long-term follow-up data for patients who achieved food allergy desensitization through multiple oral immunotherapy (OIT) protocols. During OIT, the patient consumes...
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Canadian Researchers Talk To Teens with Food Allergies About Staying Safe

Kids With Food Allergies ·
As parents of children with food allergies, we often come to the KFA Community when our kids are young. Someday, they will be teenagers and moving towards independent adulthood. But as teenagers, they are at a higher risk for fatal food allergy...
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Children With Milk Allergy Tend to be Smaller Than Their Peers

KFA News Team ·
A study presented at the 2018 AAAAI/WAO Joint Congress found that cow’s milk allergy may negatively affect growth in children up to 12 years old.
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Congress to Pass Spending for Food Allergy Research

KFA News Team ·
On Dec. 16, 2019, Congress released a spending package to keep the government funded for 2020. This plan includes two big wins for food allergy research.
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Re: Webinar: Anaphylaxis in America: A Look at the Landmark Study

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Video and Resources from the webinar: http://community.kidswithfooda...-video-and-resources
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Re: Peanut Patch Could Be Game Changer

Hamadred ·
This could be life changing for so many people. I can't wait to see how this develops!
 
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