Food Allergy Management for College StudentsJanuary 2, 2019 |
by Physichian's Weekly
As a growing number of adolescents with food allergy begin attending college, an important question of how the medical community can help create safe environments that encourage students with food allergies to fully participate in campus life has emerged. Previous research shows that fatal food-induced anaphylaxis is most common among adolescents and college-age students. However, most colleges are not currently positioned to meaningfully accompany and support students with food allergies throughout their transition to school.