August 17, 2016
Food Allergy Tips for Back to School
Food Allergies Every Parent Needs to Know
If your child has a food allergy, the return to school can be even more stressful than normal. Is their school prepared to react in case of an allergic reaction? Is your child? As the number of children with food allergies continues to rise, Michele Cassalia, of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, joins Access Health to emphasize the importance of having a plan in place. She’ll discuss food allergy triggers, symptoms and the life-saving steps that should be your first line of defense. Tune in to find out how you can help protect your children or visit www.aafa.org/ for more information.
We are joined by Dr. Sivan Kinberg, Director of the Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation Center at Columbia University in New York, to learn about the importance of fatty acids and calories in parenteral nutrition.