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Posted on August 19, 2009 in Allergy News
The food allergies of our previous generations may be prevalent than you think.
Posted on July 21, 2009 in Allergy News
When I was younger, I had a friend with a shrimp allergy who seemed determined to overcome his food allergies by sheer willpower. I’m sure you’ve heard of allergic people like this, perhaps you’re one of them. These are the people who know they have a food allergy but disregard food labels and maybe even actively try to prove they’re no longer allergic to the food they reacted to as a child. In any case, my friend stopped his antics after purposefully
Posted on July 10, 2009 in Allergy News
The kids are gone but mom finds herself roaming a too quiet house.
Posted on July 8, 2009 in Allergy News
YouTube has its fun uses like showing our children our favorite clean comedians of the past such as Billy Cosby and his dentist routine. But I was recently disturbed by a peanut allergy reaction that was filmed and my discovery that there are plenty of similar clips on YouTube. Has our “show all” society finally crossed over the line?
Posted on June 24, 2009 in Allergy News
A tween birthday party that causes mom more angst than the food allergic child attending.
Posted on June 17, 2009 in Allergy News
Despite our careful attention to allergic children, teenagers are the most at risk for anaphylaxis, just when we expect them to become more responsible for their own behaviour. A new site from Anaphylaxis Canada may help teens learn to better manage their allergy with their lifestyle.
Posted on June 9, 2009 in Gluten Free News
The last 10 days have been a whirlwind of Celiac disease conferences from Kitchener/Waterloo in Ontario to Seattle this past weekend. My feet are sore but both conferences were well worth the trip.
A new study shows that gluten free diets do not promote gut health. Come see us at the Canadian Celiac Association Conference this weekend at Booth 37.
Posted on May 15, 2009 in Allergy News
Organizing 2 families to go camping while keeping allergy safe in the wilderness takes a little extra planning.
A review of recent news in the food allergy and Celiac world.
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