The tricks to understanding package labels with food allergies.
Suggestions for introducing foods, other than peanut, that are associated with allergies to infants.
Expert’s video: Auto-injector technique for infants – to avoid contact with bone.
Feeding from 4 to 6 months aimed at preventing this pervasive allergy.
Introducing peanut and egg to babies between the ages of four and 11 months of age may lower the risk of developing allergies to the foods, according to a review of 146 studies.
A widely debated topic in the food allergy community is whether or not food allergens should be allowed into a home when a family member is food-allergic.
Developing a food allergy in adulthood is a life-changer. Your carefree diet is out the window, and now you have auto-injectors, anaphylaxis risks, and lots of explaining. Meet those who’ve joined this brave new world.
We asked Laura Bantock, director of Food Allergy Canada’s Western Region, to offer some much needed guidance to parents on communicating with an allergic teen.
Allergist Dr. Scott Sicherer decided to find out why.
New research suggests that when a child experiences anaphylaxis, either the severity of the allergic response or delay in getting epinephrine are key risk factors in whether the child will go on to have a biphasic (or secondary) anaphylactic reaction.