FARE National Food Allergy Conference

054The co-leaders of Food Allergy Families of St. Johns were honored to attend the FARE (Food Allergy Research and Education) National Food Allergy Conference in Chicago courtesy of travel scholarships from FARE. We made contacts with other food allergy support group leaders and industry specialists, attended sessions on a variety of food-allergy related topics, and received a number of giveaways.

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We want to share some of the information we gained with the support group and giveaways (attend our summertime pool party, date pending, to receive giveaways). Please contact us to let us know what you would like to learn more about:

Food allergies at school, camp, and college

Food allergies 101 and the science of food allergies

Balancing nutrition with food allergies

Anxiety and emotional reactions to food allergies

Advocating for your child and communicating about food allergies

Other related conditions – asthma, EOE, and Celiac

Food allergy research

FARE’s current priorities

 

 

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  1. Jennifer Thompson Valdyke

    I’m interested in learning more about anxiety and emotional reactions to food allergies. On Jun 27, 2014 7:53 AM, “Food Allergy Families of St. Johns” wrote:

    > Food Allergy Families of St. Johns posted: “The co-leaders of Food > Allergy Families of St. Johns were honored to attend the FARE (Food Allergy > Research and Education) National Food Allergy Conference in Chicago > courtesy of travel scholarships from FARE. We made contacts with other food > allergy supp”

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  2. Great, we’ll see if we can hold a session on the topic of anxiety and emotional responses to food allergies. At the least, we can share the PowerPoint slides from the presenters at the conference. We heard from psychologists, other parents, and social workers on this topic.

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