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The Superman, Food Allergy Analogy

The Superman, Food Allergy Analogy

“Superman and kryptonite are make believe and make for an awesome story. But food allergy is very real and must be taken seriously.” Written by Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc The Superman, Food Allergy Analogy   Like lots of kids, Superman is faster than a speeding bullet and can’t be stopped. Like teenagers, he […]

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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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FAACT (Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Connection Team)

FAACT (Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Connection Team)

AllergyHome is proud to present FAACT (Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Connection Team). FAACT’s mission is to educate, advocate, and raise awareness for all individuals and families affected by food allergies and life-threatening anaphylaxis. Thank you FAACT for joining us! Welcome to FAACT Welcome to FAACT, your home and […]

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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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“Nut-free”? Points to ponder

“Nut-free”? Points to ponder

“Nut-Free”? Attempting to restrict peanuts and tree nuts from certain environments has been one approach used by some schools to help deal with these particular allergies.  At times these restrictions can be the center of debate. Understanding the issues that come with nut restriction guidelines or policies require a well […]

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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 Research & Education (FARE)

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)

AllergyHome is proud to present FARE. FARE is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization that was formed from the merging of its founding organizations, Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network and the Food Allergy Initiative. FARE’s mission is to find a cure for food allergies, and to keep individuals with food […]

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National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA)

AllergyHome is proud to present the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA). This non-profit organization is dedicated to raising awareness of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity (collectively referred to as gluten-related disorders), increasing diagnoses, advancing research and improving the quality of life for those on a life-long […]

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