Resources for Professionals

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Webinar: Anxiety Around Food Allergies & Maintaining A Healthy Safe Balance

This presentation was co-led by Megan Lewis, a nurse practitioner and program manager of the Food Allergy Center, and Dr. Katherine Dahlsgaard, a psychologist specializing in the treatment of food allergy-related anxiety. It addresses and corrects the prevalent myths about food allergies that contribute unnecessarily to anxiety, as well as discusses strategies for reasonable, safe, and sane risk assessment and practices of daily living with food allergies. View the recording.

Webinar: Oral Food Challenge Program & Oral Immunotherapy Clinic

In this webinar, national and international experts on food allergy reviewed the latest treatments and diagnostic tools in food allergy. The latest developments in oral immunotherapy in treating in food allergy including psychological stressors and the use of oral food challenges in diagnosing food allergy were emphasized. The importance of family-patient-physician shared decision model in treating patients was discussed. Download the webinar.

Podcast: Managing Food Allergies in Children

Jonathan Spergel, MD, PhD, Chief of Allergy Program at CHOP, covers the top 9 most common food allergens, current recommendations for when and how to safely introduce potential food allergens, when to refer to an allergist for testing, when different tests (skin, IgE or RAST testing) are indicated, outgrowing allergies, and exciting research underway around immunotherapy and other treatment advances. Published October 2020.

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