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Webinars and events – March 2024

March 8, 2024

Register for our French webinar on March 11th. Learn about our small group webinars on managing food allergy and anaphylaxis, and about our support groups across Canada. Plus, watch our encore session on immunotherapy and desensitization. 

French webinar on Monday: Eat Early. Eat Often. – early introduction of allergens and food allergy prevention  

Register now for our March 11th webinar to learn how to help prevent food allergy in babies.

In this session, Dr. Marie-Noël Primeau will cover current recommendations from the Canadian Pediatric Society and the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, practical ways to feed allergenic foods to babies, what to watch for in terms of an allergic reaction and how to treat them if they happen. 

Keep in mind: This session will be in French only, please visit foodallergycanada.ca/earlyintro to watch English sessions on this topic.  

Connect with a support group  

A support group provides a positive and caring environment for you to get help in dealing with the day-to-day stress of managing food allergy and risk of anaphylaxis.

Plus, it’s a great way to keep updated on any new developments in the food allergy community and exchange tips for navigating throughout the year.

Find a support group near you and connect now! If there isn’t one in your community, we’ll help you get one started.

Small group webinar on managing food allergy and anaphylaxis: Next session is March 13 

Attend a free 90-minute interactive webinar led by a trained parent mentor to get your questions answered while connecting with others. You’ll learn fundamental information about daily management and living confidently with food allergy and anaphylaxis.

These sessions are geared towards parents of children who have been recently diagnosed with a food allergy. It’s also a great session for others who are interested in this topic or would like a refresher. Following the session, you’ll be able to answer:

  • What is food allergy
  • How to prevent a reaction  
  • What is anaphylaxis, including signs and symptoms
  • What to do in case of a reaction

Sessions are limited to 6 attendees, so register now to save your spot. Our next session is March 13th

Encore series: Immunotherapy and desensitization

In this series, we feature past online events and webinars.

This month, we’re sharing a past webinar on immunotherapy and desensitization. In this session, hear about food allergen immunotherapy from Dr. Philippe Bégin, what thresholds are and how treatment can change them.

It also includes a discussion on anaphylaxis and how oral food challenges can be used to help determine thresholds. Plus, you’ll learn about how oral immunotherapy works and what it can help accomplish, and the possibilities for future treatments, including other forms of immunotherapy.

You can watch all our past webinars and videos at foodallergycanada.ca/webinars and be sure to check our events calendar for our 2024 webinars and events!

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