Menu of options: Food allergies affect 4%-5% of children and teens. New guidelines will help pediatricians diagnose and manage this prevalent health problem.. AAP News January 2011; 32 (1): 1. 10.1542/aapnews.2011321-1a
The Academy has endorsed evidence-based guidelines that address reactions to the seven most common food allergens in the United States. Access the guidelines from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and summaries for clinicians and patients at www.niaid.nih.gov/topics/foodAllergy/clinical/Pages/default.aspx.