Do You Care for a Child with Severe Food Allergy?

How to Treat a Child with Anaphylaxis Food allergies in children jumped 18-percent from 1997 to 2007. One out of every 25 children, or 5.9 million, has a food allergy according to a study published last year in “Pediatrics” the journal of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Of those children, nearly 40-percent have a history […]

Do You Care for a Child with Allergies? Try AllerMates for Safer Playdates

Allergy-Conscious Mom Takes Action with AllerMates Allergy Awareness Week May 13-19 A mother of a child with multiple food allergies was frustrated by the lack of allergy-related kid-friendly products so she took action and created AllerMates, a new line of bright, fun, whimsical wristbands, dog tags, and lunch boxes that her son would happily embrace. […]

Do Your Charges Have Food Allergies?

Food Allergies in Children By H.J. Fracaro January 5, 2012 a seven year old girl allergic to peanuts died of anaphylaxis because her school was not prepared for an allergic reaction.  Being educated and equipped about food allergies can save a child’s life. Ninety percent of allergic reactions occur due to cow’s milk, eggs, soy, […]