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Epinephrine in Our Schools
The Allergist Mom contributes to this important article.
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Sarah M. Boudreau-Romano (the Allergist Mom) is a pediatrician who completed her fellowship in Allergy/Immunology. She is a mother of four children, three of whom have multiple life-threatening food allergies. The stories shared in this blog are meant to serve as a source of encouragement, and at times commiseration, as you seek creative solutions to the challenges facing the food allergic life.
The information in this blog is not intended as medical advice.
Category Archives: Observations
“Education leads to enlightenment. Enlightenment opens the way to empathy. Empathy foreshadows reform.” - Derrick A. Bell The death of Ammaria Johnson is heart-wrenching for all of us. An innocent 7 year old dies at school from peanut-induced anaphylaxis because … Continue reading
It was a gorgeous fall day for the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis (FAAN) walk in Chicago. The kids were busy collecting allergen-friendly food samples and coloring pages. There was music playing and the kids packed the stage to dance together. … Continue reading
When Milo had a food challenge to soy last year, he talked about it incessantly for the month leading up to it. He was the only one in the family who was still allergic to soy so before the challenge … Continue reading
I’m hungry, maybe a slice of cheese pizza. (Wouldn’t Gino love that?) I know but I’m not talking about Gino. I’m talking about me. I’m talking about what sounds good to me for lunch. (Fine, but I bet it would … Continue reading
A few months ago, I talked to you about The Science of Anaphylaxis. We started our exploration of an allergic reaction with a mast cell that had IgE antibody to a food allergen on its surface, learned how allergic reactions … Continue reading