Links & Resources

Allergy Websites


Glossary of Allergy TermsIMG_5914

A – Z Conditions Dictionary: Common Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Terms from the AAAAI

Your Food Allergy Field Guide – Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)

Allergy and Asthma Definitions | Glossary & Terms | ACAAI


Epinephrine for Allergic Reactions

Epi-Pen

Epi-Pen instructions

Epi-pen savings card

For her Girl Scout project Susan  created a video called “How to Stay Alive”: an educational video about how to use the Epi Pen correctly–and filmed while Susan self-injected during a reaction. The video has received a lot of positive attention and was shared widely among food allergy groups. In 2016 Susan revised the video to reflect  the new 3-second injection Epi-Pen instructions (versus 10 seconds previously).


Doctors

Is your allergist “board-certified?” Copycats and opportunists can be found in any field and walk of life. When it comes to life-saving medical treatment, we must be careful. Never let anyone other than a board-certified allergist try to treat someone with food allergies. Use this handy tool from “Certification Matters” to check the credentials and license of your provider.

You can also check for membership in the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, a professional organization with more than 6,800 members in the United States, Canada and 72 other countries. This membership includes allergist / immunologists, other medical specialists, allied health and related healthcare professionals—all with a special interest in the research and treatment of allergic and immunologic diseases.

Official Journals of the AAAAI
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (JACI) Published monthly, the JACI is the most-cited scientific journal in the field of allergy and clinical immunology. The JACI has been named one of the most influential journals in the past 100 years by the BioMedical & Life Sciences Division of the Special Libraries Association. The JACI traces its roots back to 1929 with the first edition of The Journal of Allergy.

The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice is a bi-monthly journal devoted to presenting the best clinical research and practical management recommendations in allergy / immunology.


OIT Parent Support GroupsIMG_9149

OIT 101: https://www.facebook.com/groups/OIT101/

Private Practice OIT: https://www.facebook.com/groups/PrivatePracticeOIT/

OIT Clinical Trials:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/OITtrials/

PAC: Peanut Anaphylaxis Cure: https://www.facebook.com/groups/peanutanaphylaxiscure/

International:

OIT Canada: https://www.facebook.com/groups/OITCanada/

OIT UK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/OITUK/

OIT Australia: https://www.facebook.com/groups/OITAustralia/

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