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Our Medical Advisory Team has screened Internet links in this section of our Web site according to our Link Policy. We will be expanding the links included here on an ongoing basis.

Please keep in mind that by clicking on any links in this section, you will be leaving the Kids With Food Allergies Web site.  As you surf the Web, you will find both good and bad health information about food allergies. So, we encourage you to be a savvy consumer and a skeptic when evaluating information you find. 

For tips on surfing the Web as a health care consumer, we encourage you to use the MedlinePLUS guide to health Web surfing. We encourage you to discuss what you find with your child’s licensed health care professional(s).

The following U.S. and Canada-based consumer, governmental and professional Web sites are listed here for your convenience.

Organizations 

Allergy and Asthma Foundation of America
Allergy and Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
American Academy of Pediatrics
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
American Latex Allergy Association  
American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders
Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network
Food Allergy Initiative
Illinois Food Allergy Education Association
Medem Medical Library: Asthma and Other Allergic Diseases
National Eczema Association
Primary Immune Deficiency Foundation

U.S. Government Consumer Resources

Healthfinder: Your Guide to Reliable Healthcare Information
Medline Plus: Food Allergy
U.S.D.A. Food and Nutrition Information Center

Anaphylaxis

Self-injectable epinephrine for first aid management of anaphylaxis [American Academy of Pediatrics policy]
Symposium on the Definition and Management of Anaphylaxis: Summary report [journal article]

Managing Asthma: A Guide for Schools from the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program

Canadian Organizations

Allergy Safe Communities
Anaphylaxis Canada

Calgary Allergy Network
Safe4Kids

Counseling and Advocacy

Healthy Kids, the Key to Basics

Epinephrine Autoinjectors

Epi-Pen from Dey, Inc.
Twinject from Sciele Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Find a Health Care Professional

Find an Allergist from the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
Find a Nutrition Professional from the American Dietetic Association

Pharmacy Resources

MedlinePlus Drug Information
U.S. Food And Drug Administration Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)

School Training

Safe@schoolpartners

Page last updated 11/20/2008

 
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