Are you still wondering what to get that special person in your life? Whether it is a close family member or a good friend, giving the gift of an engraved medical ID for Christmas really says you care! American Medical ID now has a special gift ideas page where every product is under $30, engraving is absolutely free, and, if you order now, will be delivered in time for Christmas!
Posts Tagged ‘anaphylaxis’
Halloween can be very frightening for children with food allergies and their parents. With a little planning, Halloween can be both fun and safe. Be sure your child is also wearing a medical ID. Here’s to a very Happy Halloween to all!
This just in from Chicago White Sox:
The Chicago White Sox will host an Allergy Awareness Day presented by Mylan, LP on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 3:10 p.m. against the Cleveland Indians.
Fans interested in purchasing tickets and seating in the peanut-free section should email or call Dustin Milliken at firstname.lastname@example.org or (312) 674-5186.
Make sure to wear your American Medical ID bracelet or necklace to the game!
This article was recently published in US News. The author, Tamara Duker Freuman, MS, RD, CDN, is a NYC-based registered dietitian whose clinical practice specializes in digestive disorders, Celiac Disease, and food intolerances.
Her personal blog, www.tamaraduker.com, focuses on healthy eating and gluten-free living.
It Takes a Village To Raise a Child (With Food Allergy)
African proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child,” rings especially true for parents. Who among us hasn’t relied on others in our “village” for last-minute babysitting, help getting a stroller down stairs or grabbing a runaway toddler headed into the street?
Brought to you by our friends at FARE, Food Allergy Research & Education:
Food allergy bullying is a growing problem in schools across the country. About a third of kids with food allergies report that they have been bullied specifically because of their allergies.
FARE’s “It’s Not a Joke” Campaign can help you learn more about food allergies and how you can prevent food allergy bullying. Watch our PSA below and scroll down to learn more about how you can help make a difference.
I am pleased to be able to relate my story, in the hope that it will encourage others to purchase a medical ID and thus experience the same comfort and confidence this has brought to my life.
My story begins 3 years or so ago when I experienced my first anaphylactic attack which was of an extremely serious nature. A further 11 attacks followed, each of a life-threatening nature.
I live on Norfolk Island in the South Pacific where our wonderful hospital is close at hand, the hospital staff know me, and the appropriate treatment can be promptly administered.
Original article by Sydney Lupkin | ABC News Blogs – Wed, May 8, 2013 4:22 PM EDT. Reposted for content related to the allergy and anaphylaxis community for Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. To view the original article, click here.
Could Sucking Your Baby’s Pacifier Cut Allergy Risk?
Maybe it bounces once or twice.
Some parents throw it right in the trash. Others boil it. Some just give it a rinse in the sink.
A woman was wearing her purple Silicone Flex medical ID bracelet as she was jogging in New York’s Central Park. The woman wore a medical ID because of her severe allergy to bee stings, which played a pivotal role in catching one of arch nemesis Moriarty’s hired assassins! Not too bad for a day’s work!
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Don’t forget, May is Allergy Awareness Month!
In honor of May’s Food Allergy Awareness initiatives, Allergic Living has created a poster with the critical and life-saving steps to take during a food allergy emergency.
Click the image below to download the poster! Don’t forget to share with friends, schools, workplaces and family members. Education is the best way to spread awareness.
Last Saturday we participated in FAAN’s Walk for Food Allergy in Houston, Texas, for a second year, and boy did we have fun! Walk for Food Allergy: Moving Toward a Cure is being held in more than 50 cities across the nation this year to raise awareness and funds for food allergy research and education programs. This year we are also proud to be a sponsor of FAAN walks in Denver, Long Island, and Chicago. Be sure to stop by our booth if you live in one of these locations or check out FAAN’s 2010 Walk Locations to see if there is one near you.