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There is No Cure for Food Allergies | Food Allergy Awareness

There is no cure for food allergy. One of the biggest fallacies I have had to dispel time and time again from well intended family and friends… “Hey, did you hear about the cure for peanut allergy”? Then they continue to share the patch, OIT and other THERAPIES. First, therapies are NOT cures. Second, therapies… Continue reading There is No Cure for Food Allergies | Food Allergy Awareness

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Roughly 90% of All Food Allergies Are Comprised of the Top 9 | Food Allergy Awareness

Do you or someone you know have any of the Top 9 allergies? Do you manage allergies outside of the Top 9? #foodallergyawareness Roughly 90% of all food allergies consists of what are known as the Top 9: wheat, dairy, egg, soy, sesame, peanut, tree nuts, fin fish & shellfish. Due to this and the… Continue reading Roughly 90% of All Food Allergies Are Comprised of the Top 9 | Food Allergy Awareness

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Anaphylaxis is Life-Threatening | Food Allergy Awareness Month

Why do food allergy parents take a potential reaction so seriously? Food allergies are real. They are potentially life-threatening. There is no cure. Strict avoidance is key to preventing a reaction, followed by epinephrine in the event of a reaction. Epinephrine is considered the first line of defense and can help, but for various reasons… Continue reading Anaphylaxis is Life-Threatening | Food Allergy Awareness Month

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Every 3 Minutes Food Allergy Sends Someone to the E.R. In the United States | May is Food Allergy Awareness Month

Did you know? Food allergy reactions send someone to Emergency Room every three minutes in the United States? We have been twice for my sons reactions. The first time for his first anaphylactic reaction when he was a baby, as I recounted in my previous post. The second time was from a reaction at a… Continue reading Every 3 Minutes Food Allergy Sends Someone to the E.R. In the United States | May is Food Allergy Awareness Month

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Food Allergy Awareness Month | Our Story

Did you know? Food allergy is a serious potentially life-threatening condition affecting 32 Million Americans.1 in 10 adults.1 in 13 children. My oldest child was diagnosed with a deadly allergy to peanut when he was just 1-year-old. He had his first reaction when he was just 8-months-old, but at the time we didn’t realize the… Continue reading Food Allergy Awareness Month | Our Story