Tag Archives | food allergies

2015 #MylanEvent

*I attended the Mylan Blogger Summit meeting last week (May 2015) in California. Mylan paid for all of my travel expenses and for my Disneyland Resort park ticket in exchange for my evaluation and feedback on information presented during the meeting. All comments made by me about EpiPen (epinephrine injection) Auto-Injector, Mylan, and/or the Mylan […]

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Cherry Pie for PI- Day

In celebration of PI-Day 3.1415… I am going to share one of my favorite recipes! My mom was a fabulous pie maker! She loved the crust, which I confess was never really my favorite part. That is why Pumpkin Pie was always one of my favorites- only one crust! The exception to that was my […]

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Food Allergy Press Coverage

 Maine parents, doctors digest news that exposure to peanuts may reduce risk of allergies There’s hope, concern – and guilt that prevention might have been possible. by Meredith Goad of the Portland Press Herald http://www.pressherald.com/2015/02/28/maine-parents-and-doctors-react-to-the-news-that-peanut-allergies-may-be-preventable-by-exposure/ Photo by John Patriquin/Portland Press Herald The week Jacob had his surgery was the tail end of the recent 2015 AAAAI […]

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Are We the Minority? How do we effectively share information?

Are We the Minority? How do we effectively share information? I had a conversation with my good friend, Kyle Dine, a month or so ago that has really haunted me. We were discussing all the recent lives lost because of anaphylactic reactions, and food allergies. As a parent, these deaths chill me, I know that one exposure- one […]

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Veta Smart Case

When my friend Missy, aka Marketing Mama emailed recently asking if I wanted to preview her post about a new product for the food allergy community- “a GAME CHANGER” -well, as Yoda would say, -Intrigued I was!   The Veta Smart Case would encase your Mylan Epi-pen, with bluetooth technology imbedded. It can monitor temperature- […]

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Summer Allergen Safety Reminders:

Spring and Summer usher in all kinds of fun outdoor activities, but are you remembering your food allergy safety? Firstly, the most important reminder: You MUST keep all Epinephrine Auto-Injectors at room temperature (Not less than 50 nor more than 104 degrees) This means You CAN NOT leave them in the car during the Summer!!! […]

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Emergency Preparedness

Everything happens for a reason. It’s cliché I know, but it rings so true. My friend Heidi Bayer lives in Brooklyn New York, and blogs at Brooklyn Allergy Mom. I first got to meet Heidi at the first Mylan Summit over a year ago. When Hurricane Sandy caused so much devastation to NYC and New […]

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Amanda’s Own Easter Give-Away Contest!

The winter doldrums are upon us. I dread every incoming winter storm, and loathe the melting snow and ankle deep mud that will be my driveway for the next 1-2 months. I curse my dog every time he goes out, then comes in leaving muddy paw prints all over my floors; which does nothing for […]

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#AAAAI Twitter Gems:

This weekend is the 2014 annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) #AAAAI Meeting (aka the ‘Quad AI-’)  using hashtag #AAAAI hosts approximately  5000 attendees, and last years conference had 30 Allergists who actively tweeted the sessions they attended. Various Allergists speak at this annual conference and share their research among […]

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Food Allergy Safe Summer Camp Adventure CONTEST!

KIDS! Express Yourself & WIN a Food-Allergy Safe Summer Camp Adventure CONTEST! by sabraway on February 27, 2014  Hey Kids!!!! Here’s your chance to win a two-week camp session on beautiful Cape Cod! It’s easy! If you have food allergies, and are currently in the second through sixth grade, just tell us why you’d like to […]

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