In episode twenty of the Allergy Podcast I chat to Lisa Muscian, Lisa is a registered and licensed dietitian with 17 years of experience working with a board certified allergist, specializing in food allergies. She is a member of several national and state organizations. She holds numerous certifications of training as a Food Allergy Specialist and speaks professionally to organizations, schools and support groups about the management of food allergies and increasing optimal health. Not only does Lisa have experience managing her own food allergies, she is also the mother of two children (now young adults) with multiple food allergies and a history of anaphylaxis. From the time her children were diagnosed with multiple food allergies, she has drawn on her years of personal and professional experience to help others advocate for safety, health and a balanced life.
Things we discuss…
You yourself have food allergies, which foods are you allergic to and have you always been allergic to them?
Can you take me back to the beginning of when you discovered your children’s allergies, what they are and what that was like for you?
What was the process of getting a diagnosis for your children like for you? Did being a dietitian help?
You’ve written a book, Parenting A Positive Reaction – Can you tell our listeners about your book and why you wrote it?
What inspired you to start your website Food Allergy Dietitian and what kind of things will people find there?
What’s the one thing or main things that helped you deal with your children’s allergies on a day to day basis?
If you could give allergy parents one tip what would it be and why?