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Webinars and events – March 2022

March 4, 2022

Register for our upcoming webinar on food allergy and asthma with expert speakers Dr. Mariam Hanna and Dr. Doug Mack. Sign up for a small group webinar on managing food allergy and anaphylaxis and connect with others who can relate. Learn about our support groups across Canada and get in touch virtually. Plus, watch our encore presentation series and learn how to manage food allergy confidently in different environments.

March 29th at 12pm-1pm EST: Webinar on food allergy and asthma – register now!


Hear from two expert guests, Dr. Mariam Hanna and Dr. Doug Mack, on how food allergy and asthma are related and how these conditions can be successfully managed. The discussion will be followed by a Q&A, where you can ask your questions. Plus, you can submit your questions in advance upon registration. Register now.

In this session, you’ll learn:

  • How food allergy and asthma impact each other
  • What controlled asthma is and why it is important in relation to food allergy
  • How uncontrolled asthma can make food allergic reactions more severe
  • How to tell the difference between an asthma attack and anaphylaxis
  • Why controlled asthma is important for patients undergoing OIT/desensitization therapies
  • Strategies to control asthma, and more!

Don’t miss out on this informative webinar! Register now, and please share with others who may benefit from the information provided by the experts.

Small group webinar (maximum 6 participants): Managing food allergy and anaphylaxis

Small Group webinar series

Do you care for a child with food allergy? Attend one of our free 90-minute interactive small group webinars led by a trained parent mentor. You’ll learn fundamental information about daily management and living confidently with food allergy and anaphylaxis, while connecting with others in our community who can relate! Register now.

These sessions are geared towards parents of children who have been recently diagnosed with 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 are food allergy and anaphylaxis
  • How to avoid a reaction
  • What are the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis
  • What to do in an emergency

Sessions are limited to 6 attendees and fill up quickly, so register now to save your spot. Our next sessions are Saturday, March 5th (tomorrow!) and Friday, March 11th.

If you have already attended one of these webinars, please help us spread the word so others can also benefit. Please share!

Learn about our support groups across Canada and connect virtually!

Charlene, Michele and Allison, leaders of the Saskatchewan Anaphylaxis Support Group
Charlene, Michele and Allison, leaders of the Saskatchewan Anaphylaxis Support Group

Support groups provide valuable information on how other families are successfully living with food allergy. Plus, they are an excellent way to stay updated on any new developments in the food allergy community, connect with others near you, and exchange tips on managing food allergy.

Visit our support group page to connect with a support group. Most of our support groups are connecting virtually through social media during this time. If there isn’t one in your community, we’ll help you get one started.

Encore series: Managing food allergy in different environments

In this series, we feature past online events and webinars. This month watch our managing food allergy in different environments series. You’ll hear tips from youth and young adults in our community on how they successfully manage their food allergy in different settings with coworkers, roommates, and peers. Watch the videos below and please share with others, so they can also benefit from this information.

Managing food allergy in the workplace

Hear from Agnes, a 24-year-old graduate student and health policy researcher living with peanut allergy. In this video, she provides tips for managing food allergies in the workplace as well as educating coworkers.

Food allergy and roommates

Living with food allergy and roommates? Learn more from Bryan, a 23-year-old graduate student as he provides tips for educating roommates about his food allergies as well as additional ideas on how to be allergy-safe.

Real allergic reaction stories from youth

Allergic reactions can happen in any environment. In this video, you’ll learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis, the importance of using your epinephrine auto-injector, and hear empowering reaction stories from Harrison, Giulia, Ella and Emily Rose and their lessons learned.

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