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Food Allergy Myth vs Fact: Avoiding Allergen

Food Allergy Myth vs Fact: Avoiding Allergen

Written by Michael Pistiner MD, MMSc Avoiding allergen is necessary to prevent allergic reactions. Label reading, avoiding hidden ingredients and preventing cross-contact are key to avoiding allergens. Food allergy myth can be the cause of accidental exposures that can result in allergic reactions and anaphylaxis. We will now debunk, bust, […]

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Food Allergy Myth Vs. Fact: Anaphylaxis

Written by Michael Pistiner, MD, MMSc Anaphylaxis is a severe, life threatening allergic reaction.  Epinephrine is the first line treatment of this allergic emergency.  Prompt treatment with epinephrine is critical. Here are four food allergy myth pitfalls that can get in the way of the correct treatment. […]

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