There are a number of self help groups available and I've listed some that you can contact who will be able to give you advice and help, although many of them deal with all types of allergies, they do have members and advice for those of you with LI. Why not contact them, they are run by volunteers, so please be patient and remember to send a stamped address envelope at all times.
Healthy Eating Out If you're looking for an eating establishment in your area that has a selection of healthy meals then try this site. Click on the 'Venue Search' and follow the directions to find a list of pubs, restaurants, sandwich shops and other dining venues that cater for a variety of dietary needs in your area. If you have a specific dietary requirement and enjoy dining out but are unsure of where to go, fear not because we have done all the ground work for you. The search facility will provide you with a suitable restaurant within a given radius of your choice.
Is it Cows Milk Allergy The site is produced by Mead Johnson Nutritionals, a specialist powdered formula producer. The site is useful for parents who's child may have cow's milk allergy.
Cows Milk Protein Allergy Support is a small charity run by parents, for parents of babies and children with food allergies and intolerances. They understand about the daily struggle of living with food allergies, intolerances and the management of exclusion diets.
Allergy Kids has created a number of adjustable allergy and medical alert wristbands for children. The colourful and eye catching designs of our wristbands help identify and alert others to children with allergies and other medical conditions. They have been rigorously tested for quality and durability. They are 100% hypo-allergenic (non-toxic) and capable of withstanding most things an active youngster can throw at them. For more details visit the siteLactose free Ladies Blog for lactose free recipes
Antoinette Savill Antoinette Savill is an author of many dairy free cook books now has a site for her company and products.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Treatment Information on the range
of treatments available for IBS, from drugs to alternative therapies.
The No-Milk PageAn excellent site full of information. Also plenty of links (some reproduced here), but bear in mind most of the information is US based. The site also has an excellent mailing list service. How to join the mailing list
The Ultimate Lactose Intolerant Informational Website Plenty of American information and advice on Lactaid, take a look and see what's available in the States but not over here.
Steve Carper's Lactose Intolerance Clearing House This site has recently been updated and is well worth a visit. Steve wrote the book Milk is not for everybody: living with lactose intolerance.You can buy the book from the Dairy free Bookshop Click here for the shop's bookshelf
Food Allergy Survivors Together Another interesting group of people who produce a mailing list. The group deals with all food allergies and can be useful to visit.
Food Allergy Research & Education Although this site is not solely about LI it is well worth a visit and is full of information and especially food alerts. Do visit.
Milk alternatives An interesting site that looks at how to make alternatives to cow's milk. The site is aimed at beating the milk subsidies in the US, but the information is useful.
Dodging dairy: handling food allergies This is dated May 1995 from the San Diego Earth Times. The page talks about alternatives to dairy products including cheese, milk, etc. Most of the information is around on this site as well as others.
Lactose Intolerance This site is part of the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. This is a site worth visiting for basic information and often repeated on other sites, but here is the original.
ADHD and Living Milk-Free This site is for people who are celiacs, however it is full of useful information on milk intolerance as related to celiacs. If you suffer from wheat and milk intolerance take a visit.
The Mind-Body Digestive Center The site has a lot of resources and information on the mind-body link of digestive disorders such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and many other diseases including women's health issues and Fibromyalgia. Their treatment protocol looks at the experience and meaning of having IBS in a person's life. We are concerned with how the mind and the body are linked, including IBS symptomatology, family background, current relationships and ongoing sources of life stress.
Calgary allergy Network The site provides practical information and resources to anyone dealing with asthma and allergies, particularly potentially life-threatening allergies.
Beverage Canadian Soya drink with recipe page.
Canadian Allergy Foundation In both French and English the site has infromation about a range of allergies and Lactose intolerance.
Girl Blog in French mainly recipes
French Food Safety Agency Pages on food allergies in French and English
National Society of Research into Allergy PO Box 45, Hinckley, Leics LE10 1JY Tel: 01455 250715 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The society produces a range of booklets and plenty of advice on all forms of allergies and where to get hold of a range of elementary foods and digestive enzymes by mail order. And a list of local allergists.
Genetic Alliance UK Unit 4D, Leroy House, 436 Essex Road, London N1 3QP. Tel: 020 7704 3141, Fax: 020 7359 1447 or email email@example.com
This group deals with genetical caused illness. Genetic Alliance have a database of individuals and groups that are available to give you help and advice on genetic disorders, a very useful site.
Anaphylaxis Campaign 1 Alexandra Road, Farnborough, Hampshire, GU14 6BU UK Tel:+44 (0)1252 546100 Fax:+44 (0)1252 377140
The site has a comprehensive collection of materials for people with allergies, those recently diagnosed and advice for schools, healthcare professional and the food industry. The also have a helpline on call Monday - Friday between 9am and 5pm. Call them on 01252 542029 or Email them directly firstname.lastname@example.org. Well worth a visit it.
Food and Chemical Allergy Association This is a small volunteer organization. The organization deals with all forms of chemical and food allergies and advice is readily available.
Action Against Allergy PO Box 278, Twickenham, Middlesex, TW1 4QQ Fax: 020 8892 4950
The organization produces lots of information about all forms of allergies and also where to find the nearest allergy clinic, NHS/private specialist and specialist State Registered Dietitian. Membership is £UK15 per year and they provide an excellent newsletter 3 times a year. The AAA also provide information packs on a number of subjects at UK£1.00 to UK£2.00each and a suppliers list of health and home care products for allergy suffers at UK£2.50 (inc.P & P). They also produce a very comprehensive book list for all allergies and they are available from Merton Books PO Box 279 Twickenham Middlesex TW1 4XQ
Hyperactive Children's Support Group 71 Whyke Lane, Chichester, Sussex. PO19 2LD. Tel: 01243 539966 email: email@example.com. For hyperactive, allergic and learning disabled children.
Medic-alert Foundation MedicAlert House, 327-329 Witan Court, Upper Fourth Street, Milton Keynes, MK9 1EH. Tel: 01908 951045 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This foundation, for those who don't know, supply bracelets and necklaces which will give a warning about your allergy, and is especially useful if you suffer extreme reactions to any dairy product or if you are anaphylactic.
The bracelets come is a range of types and prices and they also produce necklesses and charms. The foundation is supported by the Lions Organization and if you live in the British Isles or Ireland sponsorship is available for those on limited income to obtain a bracelets, etc.
Allergy Buddies are custom made products to alert everyone of a child's allergy or intolerance.
They produce a range of products to help make people aware of your child's allergy or intolerance
Yellow Cross Company YellowCross Ltd PO Box 448, Farnham, Surrey GU9 8ZU Tel: 01252 820321to email contact them on email@example.com
This company produces a range of safe and secure travelling containers for personal medicines, particularly for medicines required in emergency situations and for those needed on a regular basis. Refrigerated medicines can be kept cool for long periods of time in our Ultimate Coolbag which can also provide for special diets and they also produce a range of translation cards to help explain your allergy in a range of languages, ideal for those holidays abroad.
Kidsaware Kidsaware, By Allergy Lifestyle, Innovation & Business Centre, GMIT Castlebar, Westport Road, Castlebar, County Mayo, Ireland. Tel: 0203 2873771 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kidsaware, sells a range of products aimed at helping young children with nut allergies avoid contact with nuts. Products include t-shirts, sweats, stickers, caps, badges and bags. The items carry slogans such as "Have a nut free day" and "Nut Free Zone". They have stickers for children with milk, egg and other allergies. As well as bags suitable for carrying medication that can be personalised. Translation cards, wristbands, books, keyrings, etc.
This page has been available since 3 March 1998. Thanks for the support.