"ABC" of back to school preparation for parents of allergic children

Here are some ABC's tips for food allergy management according to Canada News:

A: Ask questions about activities in school and who will take role in an emergency.

B: Be prepared. Children with allergies should carry an epinephrine auto-injector (EpiPen).

C: Choose Peanut-free snacks.

Brush up on ABCs of back to school allergies. News Canada, Metroland Media Group, 8/2007.
Management of Food Allergy in the School Setting - Pediatrics, 2010 http://goo.gl/J7qsI
School measures to protect a peanut allergic student anger some of the parents - CFNews, 2011.
Amid Protest, Florida School Stands Behind Tough New Peanut Allergy Regulations http://goo.gl/joUsS - Little evidence to back this approach: http://goo.gl/59VKU
Helping Families Manage Food Allergy in Schools - Medscape http://goo.gl/kCsTs
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