We always remember with special enthusiasm when we were young and used to attend birthday parties of a friend or classmate. There we all ate the same thing, i.e., typical sandwiches that were prepared for the occasion, French fries or nuts. It was not common to ask attendees if they had allergies or any kind of illness. Intolerance Eat
It’s funny what happens with allergies, now if we compare it to birthdays Nowadays, the first thing we do is ask The rest of the mothers find out what the children are allergic or intolerant to and thus provide an assortment of food for people suffering from celiac disease, people with allergies to eggs, milk, nuts, etc.
food allergies They affect 5% of the child population And for many allergists they are related to our lifestyle, stress, type of diet and the extra hygiene we currently practice. Milk, eggs and fish are the foods that cause the most problems in children. And nuts, fruits and seafood are the main causes of food allergies in adults.
an application to control Allergies
There are many people who keep a close eye on everything they buy, as well as what they eat inside and outside the house, for example, Alicia, Jonas and Miria, who are allergic to many things and have talked about it. I told afternoon faceThat “when I go to restaurants and supermarkets I look at restaurant labels and always ask questions.”
The second case is that of Jose Carlos Tojas, but it is not him who is allergic, but his daughter Alba, who is 10 years old and is allergic to nuts. One day he suffered a very severe reaction and ended up going to the office of Antonio Letran, an allergist in Rota in Cadiz. And between them and Doc, who has experience with mobile applications, they have created Allergap Europe’s first application for allergy control.
“The application is specifically for people with food intolerances, it starts from registering a patient, the data is entered, if the patient is under 18 years of age, the guardian’s data must be entered and that reflects What happens is that there is complete information about the patient’s allergies. It generates an automated report that can be shared by WhatsApp, email or sent to restaurants, friends and family so that everyone knows about the patient’s allergies and treatment. If the person has food allergies,” explained Jose Carlos.
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The application is straightforward is associated with 112, so that “if things get complicated, you can call and get immediate help,” Jose said. Furthermore, “once you activate a response, the process of control and advice begins, we must bear in mind that it does not replace going to the doctor, but it helps when “When we know what to do and how to respond and we have implemented it.” Maintain control throughout the reaction process, so that after 5 or 6 minutes an alarm will sound to let you know if the reaction is under control.
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The application was created for a year and a half, it started working recently and many users have already downloaded it A teacher and thanks to her was able to solve an allergy in the school cafeteria“My colleague Antonio Letrán, who is an allergist, received a message that he had a problem and because of the application he was able to solve it in a simple way,” concludes José Carlos at ‘Mediodia COPE’.