When you are waiting for your kiddo's allergy appointment, you may be wondering what to expect at the appointment.
Will the doctor do allergy testing that day?
How should you prepare your kiddo?
In this episode, Pam and Dr. Hoyt discuss the 3 stages of most food allergy appointments. Don't miss this tactical, informative, peace-of-mind-providing discussion!
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A note from Dr. Hoyt
I have talked about a non-profit…
Pam and I volunteer with the non-profit The Teal Schoolhouse. Its primary program is Code Ana. Code Ana equips schools for medical emergencies like anaphylaxis.
Code Ana’s Online Epinephrine Training Program helps support that goal. Through this program, you will educate yourself while you support this important mission!
A medical emergency response plan is important for everyone at any school. Code Ana's program Med-E Ready is a comprehensive approach to school-focused medical preparedness. This program guides schools through the process of creating a medical emergency response plan. A response team is also developed! This is one of the most important components of a school's food allergy policy!
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