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Education & Resources
Allergy: Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis | Pollen | Asthma | General | Air Quality | Latex | Insect Sting
Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis
  ►  Spokin: New and comprehensive resource for food allergy awareness, education, and social support. Provides a platform for multiple levels of education, including sharing experiences, food allergy tips, how to use epinephrine injectors, or finding recommendations for allergists, restaurants, and more.
  ►  Food Allergy Educational Videos: Food allergy specialists reviewing common topics.
  ►  StickyJ: Creative, designer Medical alert jewelry for the stylish allergy sufferer
  ►  Lauren's Hope: Fashionable medical identification bracelets and necklaces for all ages.
  ►  Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network: Terrific home base for all things about food allergy education and support.
  ►  Kid's Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network: Includes kid-friendly resources for food allergy education and fun activities.
  ►  Food Allergy Buddy: Print a free restaurant card for your waiter's allergy awareness.
  ►  Celiac Travel: Great resource for gluten avoidance tips, including a free restaurant card.
  ►  Select Wisely: Order laminated cards for food avoidance and travel, including translations in multiple languages.
  ►  Achoo! Allergy and Air Products: Supplier for multiple aids for allergy avoidance, including food allergy restaurant cards.
  ►  Kids with Food Allergies: Includes recipes, food allergy resources, allergy alerts, and an Allergy Buyer's Guide.
  ►  Allergy Moms: Parent support for children with allergies, including a free e-newsletter.
  ►  Enjoy Life: Food products that are free of gluten and the eight most common food allergens. Recipes and tips for preparing foods.
  ►  MOCHA: Local support group and lots of allergy resources and support for parents of children with allergies.
  ►  Food Allergy Mama: Excellent resource for lots of great allergy-free recipes, food allergy blogs, and multiple other food allergy resources.
  ►  Adrenaclick: Information about anaphylaxis and how to use this epinephrine injector device.
  ►  STATkids: Health ID products for kids, including silicone rubber bracelets, lunch bags, and stickers.
  ►  Epipen: Lots of good information regarding anaphylaxis management. Check the video on how to use an Epipen!
  ►  Medicalert: Wide variety of custom-labeled jewelry to assist in patient allergy identification during an emergency.
  ►  Allergy Pack: Carrying cases for epinephrine injectors for those at risk of anaphylaxis.
  ►  Restaurant Food Allergy Guide: Allergy guide recommended by a well-read class in Delaware researching food allergies.
  ►  Allergy Resources for School Nurses: Quick summary page containing added links for allergy related sites.
  ►  A Guide for Consumers About Food Safety: Information on food handling safety, food-borne illnesses, restaurant and home food safety.
Pollen Counts
  ►  Pollen.com: Daily pollen counts and forecasts for your area.
  ►  National Allergy Bureau: Daily pollen and mold counts reported with an option to receive this information by e-mail.
Asthma
  ►  Asthma.com: Well-produced website with good information about asthma and its complicated nature.
  ►  Asthma Control Test (ACT): Take this test, print it, and bring it to your appointment with us!
  ►  Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics: Includes videos covering asthma basics and the details of inhalers switching to HFA propellants.
  ►  Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: Excellent multimedia library and other resources for asthma education.
  ►  Allergy Pack: Carrying cases for inhalers and devices for those at risk of asthma attacks.
  ►  Spacer Devices and Aerochambers: Important instructions on how to use and how to clean your Aerochamber or a valved holding chamber.
  ►  American College of Chest Physicians: instructions on how to use common asthma inhalers and devices
  ►  American Lung Association: Link to education and support for asthma and other chronic lung diseases. A great place to find local support groups and assistance with quitting smoking.
General Allergy Education and Tools
  ►  American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology: See the "Patients and Consumers" section for excellent allergy and asthma resources.
  ►  American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology: See the "Patient Education" section for great educational resources and tools.
Air Quality Control
  ►  First Defense Nasal Screens: Interesting nasal opening filters. Weird concept, but less miserable than wearing a mask for nasal allergy sufferers.
  ►  Home Allergy Management for Everyone: Great web tool for room-by-room tips in your home to remove and reduce allergy sources.
  ►  Indoor Sciences: Local company that can assist with home and business air quality inspections.
  ►  Achoo! Allergy and Air Products: Supplier for multiple aids for allergy avoidance, including buyer guides for home control.
  ►  Find an Indoor Environmental Consultant: Tool for finding a certified Indoor Environmental Consultant by zip code to inspect your home for assistance with air quality improvement.
  ►  EPA Indoor Air Quality Home: Large amount of resources to understand home and business air quality, with good educational and functional tools.
  ►  EPA Article: Article helping you decide if you should clean the ducts in your home or business
  ►  Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality: Many, many quality links for air quality education, especially mold sources and remediation.
  ►  American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology: See the "Patients and Consumers" section for excellent allergy and asthma resources.
Latex Allergy
  ►  American Latex Allergy Association: Great central location for latex allergy education and resources.
Insect Sting Allergy
  ►  Insect Stings and Bites: Information about insect sting allergic reactions and how they differ from insect bite reactions.
  ►  American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology: Great education about insect sting allergy and its management. See the "Patient Education" section for great educational resources and tools.
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