27 Apr 2015
April 27, 2015

Epi First, Epi Fast

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Our educational campaign for this month is Epi First, Epi Fast.                             The purpose of the campaign is to get the word out that the first line treatment for anaphylaxis is epinephrine (not antihistamine).   This is a life-saving message. We hope.. read more →

  This past February I was honored to be a speaker at a training session for support group leaders in London.   I learned  a great deal about the commonalities as well as the differences in the ways we approach food allergy management.  While in the UK, I met some amazing “mums” as well as wonderful.. read more →

Image of College of the Holy Cross, a participant in the FARE pilot program.  (Image from news.holycross.edu) Choosing the right college is an exciting and sometimes difficult prospect for any young adult.  For those managing food allergies, it can especially challenging.  Finding a college prepared and willing to accommodate food allergies can be just as.. read more →

01 Mar 2015
March 1, 2015

Do You Know Your EPI?

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By Gina Mennett Lee, M.Ed.   FoodAllergyConsulting.com As part of our Beyond Awareness Food Allergy Educational Campaign for 2015, this month we are focusing on knowing how to use your epinephrine auto-injector.  This month’s campaign is hosted by friend and fellow food allergy advocate, Sharon Wong of NutFreeWok.  Her blog post is an excellent read and.. read more →

By Gina Mennett Lee, M.Ed. FoodAllergyConsulting.com   “What are you doing?”  My husband asked incredulously.   My eyes had been glued to my phone intermittently for hours over the weekend. “Following the AAAAI Conference.” “What is that?” “The American Academy of Asthma Allergy and Immunology Annual Conference.  I follow it every year to stay up.. read more →

29 Jan 2015
January 29, 2015

#WhereIsYourEpi Campaign Updates

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By Gina Mennett Lee, M.Ed. I am a firm believer that when we work together towards common goals, great things can be achieved.  There is much work to be done in the food allergy community and it is going to take the hands and hearts of many to accomplish it. In keeping with the theme.. read more →

While working on a project for one of my clients, I turned to Pinterest for some creative non-food craft ideas.  I was blown away by the fantastic Valentine ideas!  Here I share some of my favorites.  What are your favorite non-food Valentines for school?   Follow Gina’s board Non-food Valentines for school on Pinterest. read more →

21 Jan 2015
January 21, 2015

#WhereIsYourEPI?

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By Gina Mennett Lee, M.Ed. FoodAllergyConsulting.com Moving beyond awareness to education:  Each month I will launching an educational campaign to help get important information about managing food allergies out to greater community.  I hope that you will join me! The educational campaign for February is #WhereIsYourEPI? The purpose of this campaign is to emphasize the.. read more →