Pre-recorded in January 2017, the webinar Early Peanut Introduction: Recent Findings, Latest Guidelines, Q&A is presented by Maria Acebal and James Baker, MD. Ms. Acebal is a member of the FARE Board of Directors and the Allergy and Immunology subcommittee of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Advisory Council. A food allergy… Continue reading Webinar Recording and Recap: Early Peanut Introduction: Recent Findings, Latest Guidelines, Q&A
Guest post from Amanda Rodriguez The things we love the most stay within us. They become part of who we are. My name is Amanda Rodriguez, I am fifteen years old, and I currently attend Western High School in Davie, Florida. I’ve had a peanut allergy all my life, and it has shaped my life… Continue reading Embrace Your Allergies. They Make You Who You Are Today.
FARE’s Teen Advisory Group (TAG) members are leaders in the food allergy community, providing peer-to-peer mentorship and working on projects in their local communities. In 2016, TAG tackled a variety of topics including allergens in makeup, dating, food drives, and bullying. Here is a look, in their own words, at what they learned and accomplished… Continue reading A Look Back at 2016: Teen Advisory Group
If you have been prescribed epinephrine, FARE recommends that you carry two epinephrine auto-injectors with you at all times to make sure you have quick access to this life-saving medication. When AUVI-Q® returns to the market on Feb. 14, 2017, there will be four epinephrine auto-injectors available, each with its own pricing structure and programs… Continue reading 2017 Patient Assistance Resources for Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
A clinical trial conducted in Japan and published online in The Lancet (Dec. 8, 2016) found that the development of egg allergy in infants with eczema was dramatically reduced by aggressive eczema treatment combined with regular consumption of heated whole-egg powder. The prevalence of egg allergy was 79 percent lower among one-year-olds who had eaten… Continue reading In Babies Treated for Eczema, Early Introduction to Egg Limits Egg Allergy Prevalence
Pre-recorded in December 2016, the webinar Anaphylaxis, Food Allergy and Asthma: Answering Your Questions is presented by Clifford W. Bassett, MD. Dr. Bassett is Medical Director of Allergy and Asthma Care of New York and is on the faculty of New York University School of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, and the State University of New… Continue reading Webinar Recording and Recap: Anaphylaxis, Food Allergy and Asthma: Answering Your Questions
The Dec. 12, 2016 webinar –When Should I Use Epi? Why Am I Afraid of It? –featured Jonathan Spergel, MD PhD. Dr. Spergel is Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. At Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, he is Chief of the Allergy Section and Director of Center for Pediatric Eosinophilic… Continue reading Webinar Recording and Recap: When Should I Use Epi? Why Am I Afraid of It?