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#ALLERGYONLINE: Practical Management of Food Allergy in Children 2020

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The Allergy Academy, Great Ormond Street & University College Hospital proudly present the return of their Study Day on non-IgE food allergy

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This #ALLERGYONLINE webinar day is suitable for all healthcare professionals interested in updating their practice for the management of non-IgE food allergies, functional bowel disorders and eosinophilic gut disorders in children.


Those living with allergies are suffering from less resource access and are presenting with worsened symptoms. This online course is designed to cover the major developments in recommended guidelines for the wide group of non-IgE food allergies and their related presentations.

We have enhanced access to this live stream event and will ensure online access to the recordings for at least one month afterwards. Live-viewing delegates will be able to ask questions during the presentations, which will be answered through the chair-call-in afterwards.

The costs of running this event has been subsidised to ensure maximum access across all health care professionals during the Covid-19 autumn season.

Whether you may be watching from work, from home, in the evenings or between shifts, this event is designed to ensure you will not miss out on the opportunity to improve your practice.

Who should attend:

- Dietitians

- Gastroenterologist

- Allergists

- Paediatricians

- General Practitioners

- Trainees

- Specialist Nurses

Topic highlights:

  1. Managing complex diets in the 21st century
  2. The importance of appropriately diagnosing milk allergy; DRACMA latest recommendations
  3. Results of the recent UK Food-Protein-Induced-Enterocolitis-Syndrome audit
  4. Latest guidance on managing Eosinophilic Oesophagitis
  5. Prioritising safe principles for the management and prescription of anti-inflammatory drugs in chronic complex non-IgE food allergy


09:00 - Chair: Tom Marrs - Principles for Food Allergy management in Early Life

09:00 - Welcome & Introduction; Dr Tom Marrs, Consultant in Paediatric Allergy

09:10 - Cow's milk and dairy products in a healthy babies' life; Professor Ian Givens, Professor of Food Chain Nutrition Responsibilities, the Food Institute, University of Reading

09:30 - Update on revisions to DRACMA milk allergy guidance; Professor Alessandro Fiocchi, Director of Allergy, Paediatric Hospital Bambino Gesu, Rome

10:00 - New UK data on ood-Protein-Induced-Enterocolitis-Syndrome; Dr Gary Steifel, Consultant Paediatric Allergist, Leicester Hospital

10:30 << BREAK >>

11:00 - Chair: Tom Marrs - Complex Diets in the 21st Century

11:00 - The 'Sustainable Vegan Diet' among children with food allergy, Dr Rosan Meyer, Consultant Specialist Dietitian, Imperial College London

11:30 - Appropriate FODMAPS diets for children, Claire de Koker, Specialist Dietitan, Constantia, South Africa

12:00 - Managing dietary over-restriction in the food allergy clinic; Anna Conrad, Consultant Specialist Dietitian, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital, London

12:30 << LUNCH >>

14:00 - Chair: Dr Rosan Meyer - Guidance for Chronic non-IgE Food Allergy

14:00 - Update on International Guidance for Eosinophilic Oesophagitis; Professor Antonella Cianferoni, Associate Professor of Paediatric Allergy and Immunology, Children's Hospital of Pennsylvania, USA

14:30 - Managing young people with complex GI-food allergy; Dr Joanna Begent, Consultant Paediatrician and Specialist in Adolescent Medicine, University College Hospital, London

15:00 << BREAK >>

15:50 - Chair: Leanne Goh - Investigation and Management of Chronic Non-IgE Food Induced Symptoms

15:30 - Food allergy and functional gastrointestinal disease; Dr Osvaldo Borrelli, Clinical Lead for Gastroenterology at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

16:00 - 21st Century Investigations for children presenting with complex GI-food allergy; Dr Natalia Zarate-Lopez, Consultant Gastroentologist and GI Physiologist, University College Hospital, London

16:30 - Safe principles for the management of anti-inflammatory medications; Dr Keith Lindley, Consultant Gastroenterologist, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

17:00 - Closing Remarks - Leanne Goh


All delegates who register for this event will make their name and email address available to the audio-visual company (Talking Slides) who administer our #ALLERGYONLINE webinar platform. Delegates will be asked whether they wish to share their name and email addresses with our commercial sponsors, which is entirely optional.

Delegates who register through Eventbrite will benefit from an ‘Early-Bird’ price reduction. The Allergy Academy will email delegates only three times;

1) One week before event: to allow delegates to test their access to the Vimeo platform

2) One day before event: to share personalised log-in details to gain access to the #ALLERGYONLINE webinar site for the live-stream and recordings afterwards

3) Afterwards to request feedback on the event

Delegates who wish to pay on the day of viewing can access through the ‘On-the-day’ link from the Allergy Academy Study Day page, and pay on entry to the #ALLERGYONLINE webinar site to view the live-stream.

By registering for this event, you agree to our Audio-Visual company having your booking name and details, which will not be shared further without your consent.

Please ask any questions by contacting our team on Allergy-Academy@kcl.ac.uk

Cost: £50 until 1st November 2020 when registration rises to £80

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