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Re: Food Allergy Test: What Does It Mean?

KFA Medical Advisors ·
I'd like to thank everyone for posting such wonderful comments. I'd like to address two topics that were mentioned so far: 1. Eczema and food allergies can be a very difficult and complicated topic, which may need it's own blog post in the future. While I can't give out specific medical advice in this forum, I am happy to help elaborate a bit more. In general , the majority of children with eczema do not have an external cause of their skin condition. Eczema is a genetic, chronic, skin...
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Re: Caylee at 7 months

BugsMommy ·
I'm at a loss. I know of 6 food allergies and we avoid them like the plague...and she's still not better...
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Adventures with Apples: Teaching Kids With Allergies About Foods

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Apple-Picking, Canning, and Teaching Kitchen Skills to Kids with Food Allergiesby Meg Falciani Living in New Jersey, the coming of autumn practically mandates a trip to a local farm to pick apples and pumpkins.  As part of my son Jude's home...
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Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) Can Affect a Child's Mental Health

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Researchers have found that children with atopic dermatitis (eczema) are at an increased risk for suffering from a mental health condition.  A direct correlation was found between the severity of the disease and the probability of having a...
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Bullying of Children with Food Allergies - How You Can Help

KFA Medical Advisors ·
Bullying of Children with Food Allergies - How You Can Help   by Karen Stickler , PsyD, MA   If nearly 35 percent of children aged 5 and older with food allergies are bullied [1] , how can we prepare our children and keep them safe?   Bullying is common among children with food allergies, and is associated with lower quality of life and distress in children and their parents. Bullying victims can be at increased risk for suicide. In addition, bullying of children with food...
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Coping with Food Allergy Anxiety: Back to School and More (Video and Resources)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) hosted a webinar on August 11, 2015 on Coping With Food Allergy Anxiety: Back to School and More. Dr. Gianine D. Rosenblum is a New Jersey psychologist in private practice and a parent to a child with food...
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COVID-19 and Its Impact on Families Managing Food Allergies: A Global Health Crisis

Kids With Food Allergies ·
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) has been fighting to save lives for nearly 70 years. With your support, we provide education, conduct patient-centered research and advocate for protections for our food allergy community. Our experience and strong community ties allowed us to take prompt action on the COVID-19 crisis . (Kids With Food Allergies is a division of AAFA.) Thanks to your generous support, we are leading the fight against COVID-19 for families managing food...
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Dating Decisions: Ways Teens with Food Allergies Can Stay Safe

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Dating as a teenager should be fun. But for a teenager with food allergies, dating can be tough, especially around food-centric holidays like Valentine’s Day. While many teenagers take for granted many parts of dating—like where to eat, where to go or even kissing—those with food allergies have to think ahead. Parents should help teens develop a plan for talking to dates about their allergies. Teens should also be sure to bring their emergency medication with them. And if...
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How to "Savor the Flavor" With Food Allergies

KFA Food Bloggers ·
By Amanda Liptak, RD, LDN March is National Nutrition® Month 2016. This year's theme is " Savor the Flavor of Eating Right! " For those of us avoiding the top 8 food allergens, it’s a time to focus on the importance of a balanced daily diet for the entire family. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics tells us to take time to eat wholesome foods, eat mindfully and enjoy the pleasures that food brings to our lives. And yes, it i s possible for families with food allergies to get excited about...
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A Promising Life Cut Short

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Cameron Jean-Pierre passed away on January 1, 2019, at 11 years old when he inhaled airborne proteins of cooking fish. His parents, Steven and Jody, had no idea that just inhaling the protein could cause this tragedy.
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Food Allergy Confidence During the Holidays (Video and Resources)

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) , a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America , hosted a webinar with Sloane Miller, MFA, MSW, LMSW, called Food Allergy Confidence During the Holidays.   View video on YouTube   Ms. Miller...
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Food Allergy Test: What Does It Mean?

KFA Medical Advisors ·
What You Need to Know About Diagnostic Allergy Testing by David Stukus, MD Whenever I meet with families for the first time and ask the parents whether their child has any food allergies, I often hear the following reply: “I don't...
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For People With Peanut Allergies, Exercise and Lack of Sleep May Increase Chances of Having an Allergic Reaction

KFA News Team ·
Peanut allergies can lead to severe allergic reactions, but everyday factors that may influence an allergic reaction are poorly understood. A new study, first presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), is trying to change that.
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Free Webinar: Food Allergy Confidence During the Holidays

Kids With Food Allergies ·
  RSVP:    Reserve your seat by registering WHEN:  Tuesday, November 3, 2015 TIME:  1 PM – 2 PM Eastern time WHERE:  Your computer, iOS or Android device   The holiday season is coming! You may have...
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FREE WEBINAR: Nutrition and the Child With Food Allergies

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RSVP:   Reserve your seat by registering   WHEN:  Tuesday, March 31, 2015   TIME:    1 PM – 2 PM Eastern time   WHERE:  Your computer, iOS or Android device   Managing  a restricted diet...
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Peanut Patch Shows Positive Results During Clinical Trial

KFA News Team ·
DBV Technologies, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced positive topline results of the three-year, open-label extension of the Phase III PEPITES trial (PEOPLE) evaluating the long-term efficacy and safety of investigational Viaskin® Peanut in peanut-allergic children ages 4 to 11 years. The results demonstrate long-term clinical benefit as shown by an increase in eliciting dose (ED), which may decrease the chance of reacting to an accidental peanut exposure.
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Possible Epinephrine Nasal Spray May Offer New Option for Those With Food Allergies

KFA News Team ·
INSYS Therapeutics, Inc., announced today that it has started a proof-of-concept study of two formulations of epinephrine nasal spray for the treatment of anaphylaxis, or severe allergic reaction, with the enrollment of the first patient.
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Impax Provides Update on Generic Epinephrine Auto-Injector

Kids With Food Allergies ·
"Our epinephrine auto-injector represents a proven, low-cost treatment for patients in the U.S. who require the use of epinephrine products."
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Kids' Food Allergies Cost U.S. Nearly $25 Billion Annually

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Affecting 8% of U.S. children, food allergies cause an economic strain on families.   A recent study led by Dr. Ruchi Gupta found that expenses such as allergen-free foods, special child care arrangements, doctor's appointments, loss of...
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Kmart® Pharmacy Lowers Cost of Generic Epinephrine Auto-injector Pens

KFA News Team ·
[Press Release] Kmart® Pharmacy Lowers Cost of Generic Epinephrine Auto-injector Pens SOURCE Kmart $0 Copays Attainable for Commercially Insured Patients HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. , April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the massive increase in the cost of epinephrine auto-injector pens, Kmart Pharmacy lowered the cost of the generic version of Adrenaclick (epinephrine injection, USP auto-injector) as low as $0 for commercially insured patients* and $199.99 for cash paying patients per...
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Milk Allergy Alert - Project 7 Sour Caramel Apple Gum

KFA Food Alerts ·
Project 7 Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk/Dairy Ingredient In Sour Caramel Apple Gum Contact: Consumer: 877-777-3033   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  – June 22, 2015 – San Clemente, CA – Project 7 is voluntarily...
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Soy Allergy Alert - Frontera Foods Original Taco Skillet Sauce with a "Best By" Date of "13 Apr 17"

KFA Food Alerts ·
Frontera Foods Issues Allergy Alert for Undeclared Soy Allergen in Original Taco Skillet Sauce with a "Best By" Date of "13 Apr 17" For Immediate Release June 1, 2016 Contact Consumers Frontera 1-800-509-4441 Announcement Due to a distributor's loss of control, Frontera Foods of Chicago, Illinois is expanding their recall to an additional 1,314 (8 oz.) packages of its Frontera Texas Original Taco Skillet Sauce because it contains undeclared soy. People who have an allergy or severe...
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Soy Allergy Alert - Stop & Shop Supermarket Nature's Promise Organic Edamame Products

KFA Food Alerts ·
Stop & Shop Alerts Customers To Voluntary Recall Of Nature's Promise Organic Edamame For Immediate Release October 30, 2015 Contact Consumers Stop & Shop Customer Service 1-800-767-7772 Media Arlene Putterman Stop & Shop NY Metro Division arlene.putterman@stopandshop.com (914) 251-2834 Philip Tracey Stop & Shop New England Division philip.tracey@stopandshop.com (617) 774-4434 Firm Press Release Purchase, NY & Quincy,...
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Soy, Wheat Allergy Alert - Kermit, Inc. Sauce Products

KFA Food Alerts ·
Press Release For Voluntary Recall of Kermit, Inc. Products Contact: Consumer: John Meyer or Ken Arnold 386-740-0502   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — September 25, 2015 — DeLand, FL — Kermit, Inc. of DeLand, Florida issuing a...
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NBC Still Not Getting It - Making Fun of Food Allergies Isn't Funny

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Have you noticed an increase in the number of media and entertainment personalities making fun of people who live with food allergies? The latest incident involves Ricky Gervais on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” Mr. Gervais openly mocked the significance of food allergies in the lives of millions of Americans. Jimmy Fallon simply laughed along.
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New Study Shows Nearly 1-in-50 Americans At-Risk of Severe Allergic Reaction

Kids With Food Allergies ·
  DATE: October 21, 2013 FROM: AAFA External Affairs CONTACT: AAFA NEW STUDY SHOWS NEARLY 1-IN-50 AMERICANS AT-RISK OF SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTIONS Anaphylaxis is More Common than Many Thought, Most Patients are Not Prepared October 21, 2013,...
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Re: Food allergy angel Giovanni

Kathy P ·
So sorry for your loss - I didn't connect the name.
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Re: Milk-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

K8sMom2002 ·
I can't speak to this recipe, but because we avoid corn, I make a corn free (but NOT safe for milk or wheat food allergies) version of condensed cream of mushroom soup, with cream and flour , and I freeze it very successfully. This is despite the fact that most freezer resources tell you that you can't freeze cream-based, flour-based sauces without a loss of taste or texture. True, if you were using this as cream of mushroom soup, you'd need to add more milk to adjust for the thickness of...
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