Guest Post from Wendy Busse, Registered Dietitian.  Eating away from home is a challenge when you have food sensitivities. Portable meals and snacks can be a big help. This article will give helpful hints and tips for portable meals for on-the-go travellers.

The video recording is now available for the Mast Cell Disorders - More Than Just Hives webinar held on June 12, 2019. 

Dr. Ben-Shoshan provides a detailed overview of mast cell disorders.  His presentation has the perfect balance of scientific information and clinical case studies, making it relatable for anyone impacted by mast cell disease.

Comment transformer votre vie, lorsque votre vie se transforme par la maladie?  

Nous sommes tous confrontés à des défis tout au long de notre vie. Certains vivront des traumas et de la négligence dans l’enfance, d’autres feront face à des conditions de vie pénibles ou encore la guerre et plusieurs traverseront des événements stressants tels que la mort de proches, le divorce, la perte d’emploi ou des difficultés financières. Être confronté à un diagnostic médical est aussi un événement stressant et reconnu avec un niveau de stress presque aussi élevé que les autres exemples précédents.

How do you transform your life when your life has been transformed by illness?

We are often faced with challenges in our life. These may include childhood traumas, harsh life conditions, death of loved ones, divorce, work loss or financial difficulties. Facing a medical diagnostic or chronic illness is another life event that is every bit as stressful as those mentioned.

Welcome to our Spring newsletter full of exciting news about upcoming webinars, mast cell research initiatives and fresh new blog posts. 

Wishing you a warm, fresh, reaction-free spring!

Register now! 

Join Dr. Moshe Ben-Shoshan, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology Specialist, as he presents his most recent research on mast cell disorders and discusses his new Mastocytosis Registry.  

One of the things I was most afraid of when I was first diagnosed with Mastocytosis was how my life would change. I worried if I would be able to live on my own, if my life expectancy and quality of life would decrease and whether I would be able to work and support myself.  

This blog post is about an understanding employer who made a significant impact in my life.  

This week's guest post is courtesy of Hell's Bells and Mast CellsThe article discusses how walking (in the safest place possible) is helping to restore muscles that were weakened by long-term use of prednisone. 

It is an informative, humourous perspective about getting back into an exercise routine.  

Guest Post from Wendy Busse, Registered Dietitian.  As a registered dietitian, my specialty is helping clients on a limited diet expand their intake and enjoy eating again. 

In this article, we will discuss Tips to Prevent a Downward Spiral and Tips if Your Diet is Already Restricted.

According to my diagnostic tests, I should be healthy. So why do I take 12 pills a day just to eat and carry around two Epi-pens?

Welcome to the limbo land of those of us who have mast cell disease but are technically undiagnosed.