Food Allergy Series Part 5: What Else Can I do to Help My Child with Food Allergies?
I am often asked what else can be done to help one’s child with food allergies. I truly believe that the more you know, the more empowered you can be to help your child lead as happy and as normal a life as possible. Below are some commonly asked questions that I hope will be [...]Read full story
Food Allergy Series Part 4: What Can I do to Prevent A Food Allergic Reaction?
As parents and caregivers, you can protect your child with food allergies by learning how to read food labels, prepare safe meals, and discuss with others your child’s food allergy to keep your child healthy. How do I Read Food Labels? In the United States, all packaged foods must clearly identify eight specified food allergy [...]Read full story
Food Allergy Series Part 3: What should I do In Case of an Allergic Reaction?
What should I do In Case of an Allergic Reaction? A food allergic reaction can be a frightening experience. Below I hope to help guide and empower you to be able to know the most effective way to treat an allergic reaction should your child have one. How common are food allergic reactions? Studies have [...]Read full story
Food Allergy Series Part 2: How Do I Recognize A Food Allergic Reaction?
I am often asked as an allergist how can I tell if a child is having a food allergic reaction. It is not always easy to tell and thus it is important to know all the possible symptoms of a reaction. Being able to recognize the symptoms early on can prevent your child from having [...]Read full story
Food Allergy Series Part 1: Does My Child Have a Food Allergy and If So, What Caused It?
Having a child with food allergies can be a life-changing experience both for the child as well as everyone that takes care of him or her. I know first-hand having children in my family with food allergies. It has given me a passion to help children with food allergies through education, patient care, and research. [...]Read full story