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Offline GoingNuts

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FARE Registry
« on: September 24, 2020, 05:41:26 PM »
From FARE:

Nearly 1 in 10 Food Allergy Reactions Results From Intentional Exposure to Known Allergens

A groundbreaking study published this week in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice uses data from the FARE Patient Registry to shed light on the circumstances that lead to food allergy reactions:

Almost half of children and nearly two-thirds of adults reported one or more food-related allergic reactions per year.
Cross-contact was the most common reason cited for unintentional (accidental) allergen exposures by both groups of respondents, parents/guardians and adults.
Nearly 10 percent (9.9%) of allergic reactions result from intentional exposure to known allergens.
The most common reason that children intentionally eat a problem food is that they’ve never had a serious reaction before. In contrast, adults who knowingly eat a problem food most commonly decide to take the risk despite knowing the dangers.

These findings show that strict allergen avoidance guidelines are not always followed and point to the need for more education and support to help the food allergy community recognize and manage the risk of anaphylaxis. Read the press release for more information

Join the FARE Patient Registry to be a part of important studies like this one. Your unique story can help make daily living safer and easier for the 32 million Americans with potentially life-threatening food allergies.

JOIN THE REGISTRY
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Offline spacecanada

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Re: FARE Registry
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2020, 08:24:21 AM »
I was shocked reading that statistic. 10%!!!! 
I don't know what I'm allergic to anymore... the list keeps growing.