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The FARE National Food Allergy Conference will be held May 16-17, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach in Long Beach, CA, 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 17 • 10:45am - 11:40am
Surviving and Thriving with Food Allergies: Advice from an Allergist and Allergy Dad

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Living with a food allergy has enormous implications on quality of life. While Dr. Syed Shahzad Mustafa is an allergist with a special interest in food allergy, he is also a father of a young child with multiple food allergies. He will therefore discuss the scientific rationales behind maximizing quality of life while maintaining safety and allergen avoidance. He will cover various topics important to all individuals and families with food allergy, including making the correct diagnoses and not unnecessarily avoiding foods that do not pose risk, the correct interpretation of food labels, the risk of airborne and contact exposure, and the implications of bullying in the school setting. Armed with the most uptodate knowledge in the field, this session will help individuals and families with food allergy maintain a desirable quality of life.

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Syed Shahzad Mustafa, MD

After growing up in the Rochester area, Dr. Mustafa pursued his undergraduate studies at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore and attended medical school at SUNY Buffalo. He then completed his internal medicine training at the University of Colorado and stayed in Denver to complete his fellowship training in allergy and clinical immunology at the University of Colorado, National Jewish Health, and Children’s Hospital of Denver. While... Read More →


Sunday May 17, 2015 10:45am - 11:40am
Regency BC

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