Managing food allergies in kids
Wednesday December 01, 2021 from
recording scheduled
Presenter

Christine McCusker, Canada

Associate professor

Pediatrics

Montreal Children's Hospital, McGill University Health Center

Overview

Food allergies  affect between 5-10% of children.  Evidence suggests that early interventions may reduce the risk for life long allergies.

New strategies are also being offered for children and adolsecents with food allergies but important limitations remain.

In this talk we will discuss strategies and recommendations for infants and older children for allergy prevention and treatment as well as key age/stage specific advice for children and families living with these allergies

Objectives

As a result of attending this session, participants will be able to:

  • Identify children at risk for food allergies
  • Understand up to date early intervention strategies
  • Provide guidence for families living with food allergies

Lectures by Christine McCusker


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