Get Schooled in Anaphylaxis
Who: Mylan Specialty
What: Get Schooled in Anaphylaxis unveils interactive digital resources to educate school communities about potentially life-threatening allergies
Where: Lenox Square Mall, 3393 Peachtree Road NE Atlanta, Georgia 30326
When: Saturday, November 10, 2012
Why: Get Schooled in Anaphylaxis brings tougher information from leading patient, professional and advocacy organizations, each with the common goal of improving anaphylaxis education
About Get Schooled in Anaphylaxis The Get Schooled in anaphylaxis initiative offers practical information to educate the school community to help those at risk for life-threatening allergic reactions avoid triggers, recognize anaphylaxis signs and symptoms and understand how to quickly get appropriate treatment and immediate medical care when anaphylaxis occurs.
About Anaphylaxis Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening allergic reaction that can occur when the body is exposed to an allergen. Anaphylaxis causes an estimated 1,500 deaths a year. In the past year in GA alone, three children have died due to an anaphylaxis attack. The prevalence of food allergies among children is on the rise, now affecting one in thirteen U.S. children. Children and adolescents are among those most at-risk for anaphylaxis due to increased exposure to potential allergic triggers. For more information visit: www.Anaphylaxis101.com