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Food Allergy Awareness for a New School Year

Food Allergy Awareness for a New School Year

Written by Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc School is back! Let’s Share Food Allergy Awareness! Summer plans are winding down and kids and families are gearing up for a new school year.  Schools are starting orientations for staff and families. This is a key time for schools to […]

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KFA (Kids With Food Allergies Foundation)

KFA (Kids With Food Allergies Foundation)

We at AllergyHome are honored and delighted to present this guest organization post from our friends at KFA (Kids With Food Allergies Foundation). This nonprofit charity has tirelessly worked to help keep children with food allergies safe and healthy. Thank you KFA and Lynda Mitchell for joining us […]

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School Nurse Advocacy Success!

School Nurse Advocacy Success!

AllergyHome is proud to introduce a true school health hero, Teri Saurer.  Teri started N.C. Parents Advocating for School Health and in 2 years they helped obtain 44 additional school nurse positions in Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools. They now have one nurse per school. Thank you Teri for joining us.  Thank you Teri […]

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Food Allergens and Pets

Food Allergens and Pets Written by Michael Pistiner MD, MMSc  Pet Food and Food Allergens Some pet foods and treats can contain food allergens.  Common ingredients in these meals and treats are dairy, wheat, and soy.  Also look for peanuts, fish, shellfish, egg and all potential allergens.  The ingredients used will vary […]

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Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)

AllergyHome is proud and honored to present our friends, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). AAFA is dedicated to improving the quality of life for our community through education, advocacy, and research. Welcome AAFA and thank you for joining us. “Food allergy and anaphylaxis are increasingly critical issues that […]

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Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Awareness Pop-culture Campaign

Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Awareness Pop-culture Campaign

Inspired to empower and educate, we proudly present our  Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Awareness Pop-culture Campaign to educate and empower adolescents, young adults, and the young at heart. Written by Michael Pistiner MD, MMSc Teenagers and young adults are the highest risk group for food allergy related […]

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Making The Case For Full-time School Nurses: We Need Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Champions

Making The Case For Full-time School Nurses: We Need Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Champions

Making The Case For Full-time School Nurses: We Need Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Champions Written by Michael Pistiner MD, MMSc As we move forward with implementing policies to care for students with life-threatening allergies, it has never been more clear – school nurses are indispensable. Stock Epinephrine […]

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MY CHILD HAS MULTIPLE FOOD ALLERGIES: NOW WHAT?

AllergyHome is excited to introduce Karen S. Rance, DNP, RN, CPNP, AE-C. She is a leader in state and national initiatives addressing asthma and food allergy advocacy, education, and policy.  Her many leadership roles and collaborations have served and continue to serve our community well.  Thank you Dr. Rance for all that you do and thank […]

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Preparing For A Food Allergy Office Visit & Partnering with Your Clinic Team

Preparing For A Food Allergy Office Visit & Partnering with Your Clinic Team

AllergyHome is excited to re-introduce Anne Russell, BSN, RN, AE-C, an AllergyHome expert contributor who has specialized in food allergy for over 20 years after clinical and administrative experience in Pediatrics, Critical Intensive Care and Neonatology. She has shared her expertise and passion with countless children, families, members […]

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Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) and our Community

Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) and our Community

AllergyHome is excited and proud to introduce Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics and Tonya Winders, their president and CEO. For almost 3 decades this patient advocacy organization has been dedicated to improving the lives of those with allergies, asthma and related conditions.  Tonya and AANMAs […]

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