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Leading Food Allergy Organizations Announce Completion of Merger
|FAIRFAX, VA and NEW YORK (Nov. 12, 2012) – The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) and the Food Allergy Initiative (FAI) today announced the completion of their merger, marking a tremendous milestone for the food allergy community. The new organization, known as FARE, will be dedicated to food allergy research and education with the mission of ensuring the safety and inclusion of individuals with food allergies while relentlessly seeking a cure.|
Sanofi Announces FDA Approval for Auvi-Q, Voice-Activated Epinephrine Auto-Injector
Sanofi Announces FDA Approval for Auvi-Q: Card-Sized, Voice-Activated Epinephrine Auto-Injector.
Auvi-Q is the first-and-only compact epinephrine auto-injector with audio and visual cues that guide patients and caregivers step-by-step through the injection process. See a demonstration video of this innovative auto-injector.
Kids with Food Allergies provides independent information on very useful auto-injector.
Mylan Specialty L.P. Offers Free EpiPens to Qualified Schools
The EpiPen4Schools program was created to allow qualified schools to obtain EpiPen Auto-Injectors at no-cost. Please forward this link to your local schools to see if they might qualify for free EpiPens from distributor Mylan Specialty.
Allergy Advocacy Association Helps Train the Community
Allergy Advocacy Association founder Jon Terry joined forces with Dr. John Condemi to help train the community on the dangers of anaphylaxis as part of a local ACE (Anaphylaxis Community Expert) team. Recently published in Allergy & Asthma Today magazine, this article describes a presentation given last November to honey producers in East Aurora, New York. Since they give tours of the beehives to the public, they needed to be prepared for any severe allergy reaction.
Tips for Food Allergies - A Child's Perspective
Managing food allergies for a child can be frightening. The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network has published an excerpt from Gina Clowes ebook, Ten Things Children with Food Allergies Want You to Know. She describes how children are affected as they watch the adults in their lives help them deal with their allergies.
Ms. Clowes and Allergy Moms have an e-book and tele-seminar to help you manage your child's allergies in ways that don't frighten them.