Tree Nut and Peanut Allergy Awareness Resources

nutgroup copySept. 20, 2013:

Here are some resources I’ve put together to help people affected by peanut and tree nut allergies:

  • My kids, Soren and Tessa, started peanut oral immunotherapy (OIT) (a.k.a. “peanut desensitization”) with Dr. Molis in Des Moines, Iowa on July 9, 2013. Read our story.
  • Kids’ Allergies: Peanuts and Tree Nuts YouTube video
  • Kids’ Allergies: Peanuts and Tree Nuts downloadable ebook
  • Kids’ Allergies: Peanuts and Tree Nuts — Create a Safer Learning Environment video
  • Kids’ Allergies: Peanuts and Tree Nuts — Create a Safer Learning Environment downloadable presentation
  • Peanuts and tree nuts inside and outside their shells poster
  • Peanut/nut-safe snacks list blog post (the post says to read labels, rather than rely on an outdated list, since snacks’ “safe” status can change)
  • Here is a must-see documentary from Discovery Channel: An Emerging Epidemic: Food Allergies in America
  • If you or a loved one is about to undergo peanut oral immunotherapy, I highly recommend joining Liseetsa Mann’s Facebook support group: Private Practice OIT. She also has an excellent website to help you learn more about OIT and find a vetted OIT doctor: https://www.oit101.org/
  • Check out how we’ve responded to requests for tree nut and peanut-free snacks lists.

 

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