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Saturday, June 21 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Dorms, Dining Halls, and Frat Parties: The College Survival Guide for Those with Food Allergies

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A current college student and one who graduated in May give their advice on how to handle every aspect of college for those with food allergies.  Tips, advice, and real life stories will be shared on how to survive the dining hall, roommates, dorms, campus parties, dating, campus involvement, studying abroad, internships, real world experiences, and developing the action plan of what to do in case an allergic reaction occurs.  It will be an interesting yet informative panel on how to realistically manage your food allergies on a college campus without sacrificing any experience or opportunity.

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Melissa Engel

Melissa Engel has anaphylaxis food allergies to milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, and shellfish, along with asthma, type 1 diabetes, and other autoimmune disorders. Although her body loves to attack itself, she has strived to turn her allergies into something positive. No one should... Read More →
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Abby Fliss

Abigail is currently a 22-year-old second semester senior at Lake Forest College majoring in Communications with a minor in Digital Media Design.  She is allergic to tree nuts and several medications.  In addition, Abigail has previously been allergic to milk and eggs which she... Read More →

Saturday June 21, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Rosemont A

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