When Your Child Has a Severe Allergic Reaction
09
October

When Your Child Has a Severe Allergic Reaction

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , /

We went on vacation to Brigantine New Jersey. We were walking with her on a boardwalk and there was a gentleman who was roasting peanuts. And they were blowing the smell of the peanuts out on the boardwalk. That was when she had her first full-fledged anaphylactic episode. A couple of months ago he went […]


Dining Out with Food Allergies – Food Allergy Canada Teen Video Series
30
August

Dining Out with Food Allergies – Food Allergy Canada Teen Video Series

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Have you guys heard about Mr. Hoover? Oh my god, and Ms. Sanderson? Yeah, oh my god. Wait, wait, wait, wait! I saw them kissing! ewww, oh my god, where? In the parking lot. But they’re old, they’re gross. They’re not that old! They’re like 30. They’re like 30, that’s really gross. So do you […]


What Causes Food Allergies?
23
August

What Causes Food Allergies?

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

For some people, a simple peanut or a bite of a shrimp can cause the body’s immune system to wildly overreact. In some cases, the results can be deadly. But what exactly is happening in the body for it to confuse nuts or shellfish with a true threat? By definition, a reaction to a food […]


Eating Safely with Food Allergies – Food Allergy Canada Teen Video Series
23
August

Eating Safely with Food Allergies – Food Allergy Canada Teen Video Series

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Okay guys we’re here, it looks like everybody’s here. Thank you hun. Alright, everyone ready to go? Okay, what’s the matter Sean? Nothing Sean what is it? It’s just we come to these things, nobody understands my allergy, I can’t eat any of the food. You know, I understand, you know what, I already called […]


Coping With Food Allergies : Food Allergies: Child Information Letter
22
August

Coping With Food Allergies : Food Allergies: Child Information Letter

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , /

I have an emergency action plan that I have devised for my children. Because they do attend school, I have a daughter in elementary school, and one in preschool, I have a plan for each of them, and this I had filled out with the help of my doctor, a doctor’s signature is on it. […]


Emmy’s Food Allergy Journey
21
August

Emmy’s Food Allergy Journey

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , /

(happy music)>>When I was born I was allergic to eggs, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish, rye, barley, gluten, wheat, and sesame. (music) When I was in Kindergarten, we had this huge long table that my class sat at. I sat at the corner of the table and no one else is allowed to sit in […]