Here are some important web sites we think you should explore. Please tell us about any sites you think should be added here. (Contact info is on the Contacts page.)
1 - Auto-injector holders
These products can be used to carry epinephrine auto-injectors with you at all times, which is what is recommended for those with life-threatening allergies of any kind.
2 - Food Labeling Info
Avoiding an allergen can be very challenging if you don't know all the words for the food in question. These links provide helpful info on food labeling.
3 - Guidelines
Guidelines and position papers regarding anaphylaxis and asthma.
4 - Medical Organizations
National & international organizations representing medical professionals involved with allergies, anaphylaxis and/or asthma.
5 - Paramedics
Have you gotten to know the paramedics in your community? They have a lot to offer, and many can bring the emergency room to your door.
6 - Patient Organizations
National & international organizations that provide education, support, and/or advocacy for those with allergies, anaphylaxis and/or asthma.
7 - Psychological Effect
Coping with allergies means more than just avoiding foods or other triggers. There is also a psychological aspect that unfortunately hasn't been studied very much to date. Here are some links that might help a bit.
8 - Recipe Databases & Cookbooks
If you have food allergies, chances are you've had to re-acquaint yourself with the kitchen! Here are some links to good recipe databases and cookbooks that may help you in your quest for safe and tasty food.
9 - Suppliers & Retailers
Companies who make useful products or allergy-friendly food. Please support them!
10 - Support & Info
Support groups and resources that can help you live with anaphylaxis and related conditions.
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