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Q: Since my 6-year-old has multiple allergies (peanuts, tree nuts, soy and sesame), people ask me all the time: why are there so many food allergies today? Do you have a good shorthand answer? Dr. Sicherer: The shortest answer is “we do not know exactly” and the long answer could involve writing a tome. There are […]
They say when the student is ready, the teacher will appear. Little did I know that my continuing education would happen at a local coffee shop with my new friend, Lisa*. We met at a seminar for parents of children with disabilities and instantly clicked. But this was the first opportunity I’d had to hear her family’s full story. As we […]
Living at university can seem daunting for special-diet students. But the good news is that – from searchable online menus to free-from zones – colleges are starting to get with the allergy-friendly program. 1. Allergic Living’s Charts: These charts compare food and residence accommodations at 32 U.S. colleges, and show you the allergy issues to […]
Updated August, 2016: Back-to-school season is a big deal in every student’s life. But when a child has food allergies, a parent must super organized and communicate well to ensure that the school is on top of anaphylaxis prevention measures and safety protocols. Also essential is that your student gets to be a full participant […]
Starting College: Wisdom From An Allergy Mom. Writer Nicole Smith on the learning curve in finding a safe college experience.
To see the Canadian edition click here. The Teen Brain: When peer pressure and hormones meet food allergies, it’s a volatile mix. How parents and peers can help the allergic teen learn to cope. Features: Water is her Enemy: Living with Aquagenic Urticaria; Celiac in the Family, TV Child Star Advocate and Dr. Xiu-Min Li’s Herbal Allergy […]
To see the U.S. edition click here. The Teen Brain: When peer pressure and hormones meet food allergies, it’s a volatile mix. How parents and peers can help the allergic teen learn to cope. Features: Water is her Enemy: Living with Aquagenic Urticaria; Celiac in the Family and Dr. Xiu-Min Li’s Herbal Allergy Treatment. News: Egg yolk used […]
Q: My daughter has developed an egg allergy at 12 months. At the appointment where tests confirmed this, the allergist mentioned being “mindful of possible peanut allergy.” I’m confused: are these two allergies related? And what can I do to be careful? Dr. Watson: Your daughter is an age where new food allergies can develop. I think the […]
This chef never let allergies hold him back from making safe, delicious meals. And now, even the First Lady wants a taste.