Leading experts gather, provide guidance for families with food allergies FAANs Convention
Registration under way for annual conference offering education, promotion of community
Fairfax, Va. (March 20, 2012) – (? FAAN) The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network is hosting the first of a series of Food Allergy close Conference period – an educational event like no other, that it brings together national experts on the field of food allergies together with people who are affected by food allergies for a day of learning and empowerment.
FAAN of the 19th Annual Meeting of Food Conference will be held Saturday, March 31 at the Hyatt Lodge at Hamburger University in Oak Brook, IL.”There are a number of issues associated with food allergy – from the medical risks of anaphylaxis – a severe aversion, which can be fatal – for bullying, in order to adapt to a new way of eating, traveling preachers, and socializing,” said FAAN CEO L. Acebal region. “This convention allows the U.S. to talk about all this, in the company of hundreds of society who understand.”
Parents, teenagers and adults who learn of food allergies volition management strategies, school advocacy, psycho-social impact of participation in clinical trials and more.FAAN Vice President Eleanor Garrow and Gina Clowes to discuss a risk-free and inclusive environment for children while FAAN Vice President Chris White module discuss advocacy initiatives such as adrenaline and college awareness restaurant legislation.
Todd A. Mahr, MD, director of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA, and a clinical academic equipping of Pediatrics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Health exoteric, willing participants at the conference with an overview of the silage and an update on allergy diet allergy research and treatment.”The FAAN Food Allergy Conferences provide an invaluable opportunity for families to get involved in silage allergy to knowledge about the various challenges of managing food allergies,” said Mahr. “They appreciate the acquisition of the opportunity to ask questions of experts in various fields to make and I look forward to presenting my point of view do not work alone, but to hear them.”
Sloane Miller, MSW, LMSW, poet Allergic Girl: Adventures in Living Well with Food Allergies (Wiley, 2011), to module provides participants with tools to manage their food allergies with confidence.”Just because you have a diet does not mean you only have a limited lifespan,” said Miller.Weitere guest speakers, including cookbook Kelly Rudnicki and novelist Nicole Smith will lead from AllergicChild.com sessions also help answer questions from the participants field element, the not only families, but school nurses. Teens are on their own sessions on specific topics geared specifically to their needs.The conference is also a new session: “If parents Endure bullying and negativity from their colleagues and the university staff,” which speaks just one of the many challenges of raising a boy with food allergies – the lack of sympathy, which is regularly shown to the parents understanding with others who are not food allergies and anaphylaxis. Kristen Kauke, MSW, LCSW, follow these Sitzung.Ebenfalls for the first time this year, FAAN members are given the opportunity, a post-conference “session debriefing and decompressing” with Clowes, WHO outstanding issues to be addressed and teach skills to feel to visit a quiet and confident.Winners of Mariel C. Furlong Awards FAAN, the development of a difference, Grandparents Special Awards and Youth Achievement Awards will receive their awards at glucinium appendage. FAAN conferences as well as the command is within Be Tarrytown, NY 28 April, and Anaheim, METAL on 9 June combined. To register, please contact www.foodallergy.org meeting.