Nut allergy. Gluten free. Non-dairy.
All phrases familiar to families who have someone in their house with a food allergy. What used to be a rarity is now a common practice – reading labels, packing snacks from home and ordering carefully when dining out. Whether you are a seasoned pro at navigating food issues or new to it, this program will arm you with information and tips to help make life with food sensitive family members a little easier.
Join Rush University Medical Center pediatric gastroenterologist Sheela S. Raikar, M.D., Rush Copley Medical Group pediatrician Megan Muscia, D.O., FAAP, and Rush University Medical Center pediatric dietitian Mary Mullen, MS, RDN, LDN, as they discuss food sensitivities in families. Topics will include:
• What are food allergies?
• Foods that commonly cause allergies and symptoms.
• Difference between food sensitivities and food allergies.
• Diagnosing and treating food sensitivities.
• Tips and recipes for accommodating food allergies in kids.
Wednesday, March 21, 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Midwest Center for Advanced Imaging
4355 Montgomery Road, Naperville
Raffle prizes and refreshments.
To register for this FREE program, visit rushcopley.com or call 866-4COPLEY (1-866-426-7539).
Hurry space is limited! Registration required.