Tag: food allergies

Francine McVeigh and Grandson Martin Wetstein

Woman in Anaphylactic Shock Saved by Grandson

He recalled his grandmother, "had taken two EpiPens before she collapsed."
Alison Rose Suhy

State Legislator Introduces ‘Allison Rose Suhy Act’ to Foster Food Allergy...

The Allison Rose Foundation was instrumental in promoting the legislation.
Claire Celski and Family

Teenage Girl Suffering From Idiopathic Anaphylaxis Needs Your Help

Clair has been diagnosed as suffering from "Idiopathic Anaphylaxis" which translates into anaphylaxis for which the cause is unknown.
OIT

Leading Allergists, Researchers and Food Allergy Advocates to Discuss State of...

The summit intends to address the risks and benefits of OIT, OIT implementation in practice and the gaps in knowledge about OIT to enable physicians to have a better understanding of this therapy and to help patients make fully-informed choices about treatment options.
Food Allergies: One Word

Must See – Food Allergies: One Word by End Allergies Together

EAT asks sufferers, parents, doctors, and advocates what one word they would use to describe food allergies.
Allergy Check

New Website Helps Determine Whether Symptoms are Those of a Food...

Those new to the disease will find the triage and resources helpful in determining how to proceed.
Open Wide!

Study: Testing for Food Allergy by ‘Brushing’ Along the Gum Line

Could submitting to an allergy test in the future be as simple as opening your mouth and being brushed along the gum line?
The Piano Works

Restaurant Demands Customer Sign Allergy Disclaimers Before Serving Him

The FSA requires restaurants to accomodate diners with food allergies.
Infighting

OIT is a Therapy, Not an Ideology

The decisions we all face as patients and caretakers depend on the individual, their allergies, their lifestyles and myriad other factors.
Peanuts

Study: Peanut OIT Increases Allergic Reactions, Compared with Avoidance or Placebo

Despite effectively inducing desensitisation in the clinic, OIT for peanut allergies appears to considerably increase allergic and anaphylactic reactions, compared with avoidance or placebo.

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