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1 07, 2020

QST-108: Exciting New Under the Tongue Epinephrine Testing Underway!

By | July 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The traditional EpiPen, has competition. There are several new methods being tested, but QST-108 takes it to a whole new level of compact, effective & immediate result. It is the size of a marshmallow and dissolves under the tongue! Trials are expected to be completed by years end. With the necessary testing and development have [...]

27 06, 2020

Allergens Added by Food Companies!

By | June 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

News of allergen traces being added to foods is confusing and potentially dangerous! For those who have had these foods prior to the new additives, the danger lies in little likelihood of reading the ingredients label. The food product discussed is a chocolate mint bar with an ingredient label indicating the presence of new peanut, [...]

25 06, 2020

Tessa is a Hero in Life and Beyond!

By | June 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tessa's story is a teachable one that takes us from tragedy to inspiration! Her journey shows us a hero in her short life and a hero after with Tessa's giving life to others in need! H Mom, Who Turned 11-Year-Old Tessa‚Äôs Death from Anaphylaxis into Life for Six Others, Hears from Donor Recipients By Dave Bloom -2020/06/16 [...]

21 06, 2020

Keeping Bugs Away Naturally

By | June 21st, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Using chemicals and toxic sprays to ward off bugs in never an ideal solution. When natural substances are available, protection from bugs can be safer for all of us, especially infants, young children and the allergy population. The essential oils described by "hello glow" are worthy of a try, after safety and potential reactions have [...]

20 06, 2020

Update on Zeneo: Needle-Free Injector

By | June 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Innovative work is underway to deliver a needle-free epinephrine device. Zeneo is the device that can deliver the "unjection" as a nasal spray while another device placed on the hip will deliver the epinephrine injection without a needle. Crossject, the company developing Zeneo is continuing development and making it allergenic free. H Update: Zeneo, the [...]

18 06, 2020

Pill Could Replace EpiPen

By | June 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The world of food allergies carries with it the necessity to have life-saving tool close by should it be needed. That tool is the EpiPen. It is awkward to transport and to use. It is even a tool that some are afraid to use, not be!ng sure how to use it properly! An upcoming pill [...]

17 06, 2020

Allergy Service Dog – Hero!

By | June 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

H Allergy Service Dog - Hero! I came upon this story from Snack Safely and was amazed at the services provided by a service dog, trained in allergy detection and safety. This trained dog can literally sniff-out allergens and an epipen in the vicinity of his owner with food allergies. What a hero is this [...]

22 05, 2020

Tips for Allergy Anxiety & Covid-19

By | May 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Living with food allergies requires planned practices and a regular schedule to ensure safety, predictability and peace of mind. While covid-19 has changed our world, additional challenges have emerged for the allergy group. Those living with food allergies have additional issues during the pandemic, ranging from fear of using hospitals for allergic reactions to shortages [...]

14 05, 2020

Peanut Allergy Immune- Boosting Study in Canada

By | May 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A study at Northwestern University in Toronto has positive results as reported by Global News. The focus is on reducing the reaction to the allergen, in this case, peanuts. A tolerance level is all important in any chance, unintended exposure to peanut for those with the allergy. A reduced reaction would result in a more manageable situation with a no emergency EpiPen [...]

9 04, 2020

Epinephrine – Important Facts to Know

By | April 9th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Many of us are familiar with the EpiPen. In families with food allergies, the care and instruction of use are integral factors in staying safe. The article presents important information to further aid in the use and care of epinephrine. All About Epinephrine: What It Does in a Reaction, How Long It Lasts, When It [...]