Food Allergy at School: Self-Carrying Epinephrine Matters [Video]
Self-carrying epinephrine auto-injectors at school. It can be a difficult topic with administrators and school nurses. But Allergic Living’s parenting… Read more »
Allergist Stresses Safety for Milk and Egg Allergy ‘Ladders’
Dr. Douglas Mack has become an evangelist for clear communication about risks when treating food allergies in children. The Canadian… Read more »
10 Tips to Help Relatives ‘Get’ Food Allergy Rules
Ideas from the experts to improve communications about food allergies, especially for a big family gathering. This is a sidebar… Read more »
Schools and Locked Up Epinephrine: A Dangerous Situation
When my son was 8, I went to school early one day to add some aloe cream to his medical… Read more »
Married … With Food Allergies: Couple’s Relationship Video
For our “Megan’s Minute” video series, blogger Megan Lavin is joined by her husband Claudy Lavin. They dive into a… Read more »
When a Child Goes to School with Multiple Food Allergies
As students increasingly have multiple food allergies, we investigate the solutions to a safe, inclusive environment.
Food Allergies: Hot Tips For Kissing Safely
A teen needs to tell a date about allergies. Here’s how to romance, with only the right kind of reaction.
Why Some Ambulances Don’t Stock Epinephrine – And How to Prepare
In case of suspected anaphylaxis, people with food allergies are advised to use an epinephrine auto-injector and call 911. But… Read more »
Asthma Stigma: Helping Teens Face Peer Pressure and Keep Disease Control
AS A preteen, Mary Morris would start to cough during ballet class and be forced to take a break for… Read more »
Food Allergies’ Link to ARFID, a Serious Eating Disorder
Read about one family’s experience with an extreme form of selective eating called avoidant-restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID). As a… Read more »
Starbucks: Sip or Eat at Your Own Risk with Food Allergies
With 32,000 locations, Starbucks is one of the most ubiquitous chains in the world. Found on city streets, suburban malls… Read more »
When Grandparents Don’t Get Gluten-Free: 4 Steps to Educating About Celiac Disease
Four steps to educate grandma and grandpa, who may doubt or just not grasp celiac disease.