By learning how to manage, individuals with anaphylaxis can lead normal lives. The following tools and resources provided by Anaphylaxis Canada will help you get started.
Make sure you have the facts.
Learn how to use epinephrine (EpiPen or Twinject).
Know how to avoid a food allergen (allergy-causing substance).
If you have a food allergy:
Set up an emergency plan.
Get post-diagnosis support.
- Customize anaphylaxis
alert forms for your child, which provide information
on signs and symptoms, emergency plan, contact information
and details specific to the child.
- Purchase a Think
F.A.S.T. poster for your home or to give to others.
Anaphylaxis Canada can put you in touch with support
groups or will answer questions by phone and/or email.
We provide useful tips to help you develop practical management
Anaphylaxis Canada and its representatives do not provide medical advice. We recommend that you consult with your physician with specific medical concerns.
Join the Canadian Anaphylaxis Registry.
Join the Canadian Anaphylaxis Registry. Data will help to demonstrate a need for educational programs, research studies, and fund-raising. By email, we can provide you with relevant clinical and educational updates as well as product recalls.
Encourage children to learn about anaphylaxis.
- Check out Joe's Story, a website created by Kimberly Curran for teens.
- Visit Safe4Kids with younger children, where you'll find age-appropriate games and activities.
Some valuable resources for kids and teens:
Information in French:
Last date modified on Tuesday, February 3, 2009