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We have information for you, and we can help you better support your patients with food allergy. Just tell patients about us, and we’ll take it from there.

As the leading national patient organization for Canadians with food allergy, we provide your patients with food allergy with the support, education, and resources they need so they can manage their food allergies more confidently. Let your patients know that we are here to help them through their journey!

Our educational materials are medically-reviewed and scientifically-based and we are kept updated on emerging research through our Healthcare Advisory Board. Click on the images below to download resources today!

You can also order many of the resources to have in your office, just complete our order form and we’ll send them to you for free.

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Resources for your patients

Care guideCaregiver resource: Caring for a child with food allergy

This guide for caregivers, like grandparents, babysitters, and coaches, has essential information for managing food allergy and anaphylaxis. It’s very visual, making it easy to follow along and understand, even if English is not the primary language.

Note: Research with patients of children with food allergy indicated a gap in knowledge and support with extended family and others. This resource fills this gap and helps parents feel more confident when leaving children with caregivers.

*Soon to be available in additional languages.

Eat Early. Eat Often.Eat Early. Eat Often.

Produced under the National Food Allergy Action Plan, this resource includes practical tips on feeding babies early, recipes for different allergenic foods, and more.

Patient education: Topic sheets

Download 1-page sheets for your patients on the following topics:

– food allergy and anaphylaxis

– stress and anxiety

– epinephrine

– diagnosis

– daily management

– myths and facts

Signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis

This resource describes the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis in individuals, including babies.

5 emergency steps

This resource outlines the steps to follow if an anaphylactic reaction happens, including the use of epinephrine and body positions to consider.

Eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE)

Share this sheet with patients, it provides an overview of the condition, including symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.

Pollen allergy and foods: chart

Share this one page visual chart on oral allergy syndrome/pollen food syndrome to learn which foods may trigger symptoms in people with allergies to various pollens.

Parents With Baby Working In Office At Home Looking At Laptop SmilingNewly diagnosed patients: FIFA webinars and newly diagnosed program

Tell your patients about our small group webinars and resources to help them manage their food allergy with confidence.

Allergy Pals and Allies online peer mentorship programYouth with food allergy: Allergy Pals/Allies program

Let your patients know about our online mentorship program for kids 7 to 15 years old. It is free, interactive, and helps them learn strategies for managing their condition.

Nurse talking to mother and daughterAdditional resources

Provide your patients with more tools and educational resources for living well with food allergy. You’ll find resources for youth, parents, and adults.

Resources for you

Asian baby boy eating blend food on a high chairPreventing food allergy: Early introduction of allergens

Recommendations for the introduction of common allergens to infants has changed over the last few years.

Facts for primary care providersPrimary care provider education: Facts sheet

Learn 8 key facts, from early introduction of allergenic foods to treatment with epinephrine, and follow-up care.

Assessment: Allergy Check

Share this tool with patients, it helps identify whether specific symptoms may be caused by a food allergy and if advice from an allergist is recommended.

Physician education: Webinars

Watch our recorded webinars with leading allergists and experts on topics like cow’s milk allergy and more. 

Online education: Free accredited online course on the early introduction of allergenic foods

“Preventing Food Allergies in Infants: Early Introduction to Allergenic Solids” is an interactive online course designed to give clinicians the knowledge and skills required to educate and support families in the safe introduction of allergenic foods to infants. 

The course includes videos, interactives, communication strategies and downloadable resources for both clinicians and families, all based on the most recent and up-to-date research. This course is offered through the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine, Division of Continuing Professional Development.