Anaphylaxis Canada Launches New Video Series to Help Teens Manage Food Allergies

I thought the video was very well done…

“…Educating in forums that teens are comfortable with and will respond to is important. Consider that a 2009 U.S. study of college and university aged students with food allergies revealed a high number of them are taking unnecessary risks when it comes to managing their allergies. For example, more than 75% of those surveyed do not maintain an epinephrine auto-injector (e.g. EpiPen® or Twinject®) while 60% do not avoid the food to which they are allergic…”

Also, an additional plug for the Go Dairy Free site in general, excellent resource.

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Registered Dietitian Certified LEAP Therapist

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