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Fearless Feasting: Remember Anaphylaxis Medication During the Holidays

On December 23, 2009 @ 10:34 am In All Articles,Blogs

[1]Making a list, checking it twice… No, I’m not talking about Santa Claus–I’m writing to YOU! Holidays get so filled with frivolity that we often neglect important routines such as checking expiration dates on medication until we’re in the car heading to Grandma’s house. Accidental food allergy-induced anaphylaxis is more likely to happen during the hustle and bustle of the holidays than any other time of year. That’s why AANMA and EpiPen have teamed up to remind you that fearless feasting is only possible if you can confidently handle any emergency that may arise. Here are a few links to news you can use:

Article printed from Allergy and Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics: http://www.aanma.org

URL to article: http://www.aanma.org/2009/12/fearless-feasting-remember-anaphylaxis-medication-during-the-holidays/

URLs in this post:

[1] Image: http://www.aanma.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/Feast.jpg

[2] How to Identify an Anaphylaxis Emergency: http://www.aanma.org/health-topics/dealing-with-emergencies/#2

[3] Home for the Holidays – preventing allergy and asthma symptoms during the holiday season: http://www.aanma.org/2009/12/home-for-the-holidays/

[4] Food Allergies at School: http://www.aanma.org/2009/01/food-allergies-at-school/

[5] Keep Two Does of Epinephrine on Hand: http://www.aanma.org/2009/05/keep-two-doses-of-epi/

[6] EpiPen users should familiarize themselves with the Next Generation EpiPen Auto-Injector: http://www.dey.com/Pressroom/News_102609.asp

[7] Anaphylaxis: Allergies in Overdrive: http://www.aanma.org/faqs/allergies/anaphylaxis/

[8] Anaphylaxis: http://www.aanma.org/health-topics/anaphylaxis/

[9] Home for the Holidays: http://www.aanma.org/2009/12/home-for-the-holidays/

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