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I presented at my son’s high school today to advise them about caring for allergic students. My first recommendation was that the teachers immediately check over their class lists for students identified as allergic or asthmatic, because both conditions are potentially life threatening and require immediate action should symptoms be noticed. Teachers need to keep […]
The Canadian Anaphylaxis Initiative (CAI) is a network of Canadian families formed to raise greater awareness of the realities Canadians with severe allergies face every day. Their primary goal is to urge Parliamentarians and federal officials to respond to allergy concerns involving public awareness and education, food safety, transportation, and research, with an ultimate goal […]
Recently, I was asked to recommend high calorie drinks for an adult who had extreme weight loss and digestion issues following colostomy surgery. I have the most incredible and knowledgeable Facebook community, so I asked them for advice, and the answers came flooding in. All of these products are gluten-free, and some are hypo-allergenic. Elecare […]
I’m Aaron, Elizabeth Goldenberg’s son, and I am fourteen years old. It’s Take Your Kids To Work Day for all grade 9 students, and I was asked to give my perspective about my younger brother’s allergies. I don’t have any allergies at all, and neither do my parents. When I was 6 years old and […]