Managing your food allergies in dining halls and dorm rooms

10 Sep

Sloane Miller from Allergic Girl guests writes at the Washington Posts’ “Campus Overload

While most of my friends at college were excited about new classes, new friends, and new experiences, I was thinking about the food. As someone with severe food allergies to nut and fish, several questions loomed large: What am I going to eat? How am I going to keep myself safe away from home? And how am I going to navigate this unknown system?

…Create an action plan: Work out your emergency allergy action plan with your allergist. This is a personalized written-out instruction sheet indicating what medications to take when an allergen is ingested and symptoms arise. You can download reliable, clear forms at Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network (FAAN), American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI).

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