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The FARE National Food Allergy Conference will be held May 14-15, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, FL, gathering the country’s leading food allergy experts and members of the food allergy community together for a weekend of world-class programming. Register now!

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Sunday, May 15 • 10:45am - 11:40am
Navigating the Health Care System

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Being newly diagnosed with a food allergy leads to a flurry of emotions and questions.Unfortunately, despite the many medical advances that have been achieved indiagnosing and managing food allergies, not all health providers are equally equipped to provide loved ones support and information they need at this critical time. This session is designed to help parents and caregivers of food allergic children receive the care they need by learning how to find the best health professionals, ask the right questions, and make the most out of a visit. The session will also reach out to nurses and other members of the health care team to encourage ways they can provide care that meets the needs of the entire family.

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Lila de Tantillo

PhD Student, University of Miami
Lila de Tantillo is a nurse and mother of two children, one of whom has asthma and severe allergies. Although now a healthcare provider, at the time her first child was diagnosed with food allergies, she was not in the medical field. Navigating the world of hospitals and specialists proved to be a frightening, confusing, and ultimately a learning experience. She hopes to inspire other mothers and loved ones of allergic children from what she... Read More →


Sunday May 15, 2016 10:45am - 11:40am
Florida Ballroom A-B Hyatt Regency Orlando

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