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Allergy Links & Resources


Here are a few more sites we found useful, covering everything from support networks to general information about anaphylaxis.


Allergy & Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA)
Allergy and Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA) is an award-winning family health organization dedicated to education about asthma and severe allergies. Visit Web site or call 1-800-878-4403.

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
874-434-4000-National Headquarters, Illinois
202-347-8600-Washington, DC Office

American Lung Association (ALA)


Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)
The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), a not for profit patient advocacy organization celebrating 60 years of service in 2013, is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with allergic diseases through research, education, and advocacy. Find free information and resources to help you manage food allergies, anaphylaxis, and more at www.aafa.org. AAFA provides practical information, community services, and support through a network of Regional Chapters, Educational Support Groups, Community Awareness Partners, and the most comprehensive Web site dedicated to these diseases.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
TTY: 888-232-6348

Consortium on Children's Asthma Camps

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)
http://www.foodallergy.org/document.doc?id=249 (Food allergy guidelines for schools)
Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) is a nonprofit organization that was created in 2012 as the result of a merger between the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN) and the Food Allergy Initiative (FAI). FARE's mission is to ensure the safety and inclusion of individuals with food allergies while relentlessly seeking a cure. Food allergies are potentially life-threatening and affect as many as 15 million people in the United States, including 1 in 13 children. FARE funds world-class research that advances treatment and understanding of food allergies, provides evidence-based education and resources, undertakes advocacy at all levels of government, and increases awareness of food allergies as a serious public health issue.

Kids with Food Allergies (KFA)
Founded in 2005 as a charity, KFA is a growing national nonprofit organization of 25,000 individuals, families, and businesses. Its rapid growth has been spurred by the unprecedented rise in food allergies, which affect about 1 in every 12 children. KFA's program offerings are focused on educating families and communities about practical food allergy management to save children's lives and improve their quality of life. Its interactive Web site provides a powerhouse of resources, including the nation's largest online support community offering moral support, information sharing, and food/cooking support; quality education materials edited by a multidisciplinary medical advisory team; and an online collection of 1,200 "allergy friendly" recipes. KFA was recently selected as the About.com 2012 Readers' Choice Award winner for best online food allergy support.

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI)
AAAAI is a large professional organization with a monthly publication, The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, that is the most cited journal in the field of allergy and clinical immunology.

American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)
ACAAI is a professional association that fosters a culture of collaboration in which its members work together toward the common goals of patient care, education, advocacy, and research.

National Heart Lung, Blood Institute (NHLBI)
National Asthma Education Program Information Center

TTY: 240-629-3255

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