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A Growing Food Allergy Epidemic: One in 13 U.S. Children Has a Food Allergy

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Food allergies are on the rise, but no one knows why. The percentage of children with a food allergy has increased by about 50% between 1997 and 2011. One in 13 U.S. children now has a food allergy. Around 15 million people in the United States have a...
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Re: 14 Easy Ways to Make a Difference and Raise Food Allergy Awareness

um Ahmad ·
Please get the Middle East region involved ! I am a Jordanian seeking support to accompany me on my food allergy awareness journey !
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Re: 14 Easy Ways to Make a Difference and Raise Food Allergy Awareness

Jen ·
Hi Dana, Do you belong to a support group or work with others who are looking to spread food allergy awareness in the Middle East?
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Re: 14 Easy Ways to Make a Difference and Raise Food Allergy Awareness

Jen ·
@um Ahmad Have you found any local support?
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Re: 14 Easy Ways to Make a Difference and Raise Food Allergy Awareness

um Ahmad ·
hi! I actually got certified as a food allergy coach and have started a community awareness support group on social media and I am already implementing awareness sessions at schools (which I believe is the perfect place to start). there are no epi pens in Jordan! I am also trying to find a way to bring them in .. any kind of support is welcomed and appreciated together we are stronger !!
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Re: 14 Easy Ways to Make a Difference and Raise Food Allergy Awareness

um Ahmad ·
thank you yes! I have started my own )
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K8sMom2002 ·
That IS the perfect place to start! What food allergies does your family manage?
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14 Easy Ways to Make a Difference and Raise Food Allergy Awareness

Kids With Food Allergies ·
May 8-14, 2016 is Food Allergy Awareness Week! We know that the realities of living with food allergies are 24/7, year-round. This time of year always presents a special opportunity to educate others. Here are 15 ways to raise awareness and teach others about living with food allergies.
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