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SPECIAL EVENT: Food Allergies Aren’t Just Nuts

Apr 29, 2014 02:56PM ● By Cate Reynolds
ANNAPOLIS, MD. (April 29, 2014)—Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC) is partnering with area experts to provide the latest information to those affected by food allergies or know someone affected by food allergies in a special food allergy workshop, Food Allergies Aren’t Just Nuts.

“Food allergies don’t just affect the person with the allergy. Often, the whole family needs to know which foods are safe, which are off-limits and how to recognize an allergic reaction,” says Ann Caldwell, AAMC nutritionist and registered dietician and featured speaker.

Get information about food allergies focusing on diagnosis and treatment, along with how to live healthy and safely at school, work, and social gatherings.

A panel discussion will include:
  • Timothy Andrews, MD, allergist
  • Maureen Burke, owner, One Dish Cuisine
  • Ann Caldwell, registered dietitian
  • Donna DeCosta, MD, author, A Little Bit Can Hurt: The Shocking Truth About Food Allergies
  • A representative from Anne Arundel County Public Schools

WHEN: Tuesday, May 13, 6:30–8pm

WHERE: AAMC Belcher Pavilion, 7th Floor, Doordan Institute

Register online at AAMCevents.org (search: allergy) or call 443-481-5555.

About Anne Arundel Medical Center
Anne Arundel Medical Center (AAMC), a regional health system headquartered in Annapolis, Md., serves an area of more than one million people. Founded in 1902, AAMC includes a 425-bed not-for-profit hospital, a medical group, imaging services, a substance use treatment center, and health enterprises. In addition to a 57-acre Annapolis campus, AAMC has outpatient pavilions in Bowie, Kent Island, Odenton, and Waugh Chapel. AAMC is nationally recognized for its joint replacement center, emergency heart attack response and cancer care. A leader in women’s services, AAMC delivers the state’s second highest number of births annually and has a Level 3 NICU. With more than 1,000 medical staff members, 3,900 employees and 750 volunteers, AAMC consistently receives awards for quality, patient satisfaction and innovation. To learn more, visit askAAMC.org.