Alpha-gal Webinar Training with FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education)
Tick-Borne Conditions United Co-founders Dr. Jennifer Platt and Beth Carrison team with TBCU Board Member Dr. Tina Merritt to provide guidance to those with Alpha-gal Syndrome on what ingredients to avoid in food, medicines, and other personal care products. The webinar provides an overview of Alpha Gal Syndrome (AGS) – the tick-borne condition that renders patients allergic to mammalian meats and the myriad by-products that contain mammalian-derived ingredients (e.g. pharmaceuticals and vaccines).
Diagnosis is also covered and the key areas of support required for AGS patients of all ages. Additional focus is on dietary needs, how to be an ingredient detective, pharmaceutical considerations, and social challenges faced by the patient in the workplace, school, with friends/family, and with their health care team.
To view the webinar training, please click here to go the FARE site.
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