Patient Education

Medical Information for Patient Education

These articles and links will help improve your knowledge of allergic disorders. Our intent is to equip our patients with the knowledge and means to control their allergic disorders and improve their health and quality of life. We strive to provide you with fair and factual information. Please read the content of other websites with a critical eye, particularly those you come across in your own search. Some websites rely on testimonial and scare tactics to influence a position or sell a product.

Click on a link to read useful information about that topic:

Other Helpful Allergy and Asthma Links:

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
This is one of the two professional organizations that serve the needs of patients and medical professionals. It has very good patient information on topics that might be of interest to those with allergic disorders.

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
This is one of the two professional organizations that serve the needs of patients and medical professionals. It has very good patient information on topics that might be of interest to those with allergic disorders.

The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
This website is run by patients, families and medical professionals. The goal is to foster awareness and promote advocacy and research in the areas of food allergy and anaphylaxis. It has very useful information such as recipes and how to avoid foods to which you are allergic. Very good site.

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America
This is a major not for profit group that promotes welfare, education, advocacy and research for allergic disorders. It has lots of useful information.

National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Disease
This is a branch of the NIH that supports research and policy in the arena of allergic diseases. There is useful media and research information at this site.

The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA)
GINA works with health care professionals and public health officials around the world to reduce asthma prevalence, morbidity, and mortality. This website provides some patient information on asthma.