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Check out the open calls for participation for various research studies.

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Food allergy affects over 3 million Canadians, including almost 500,000 children. Researchers are committed to better understanding how to prevent, diagnose, treat, and eventually, cure this medical condition. Learn how you can participate in research studies.  

Participate in research

Participate in a survey on the psychological health needs of living with food allergy and access to care

An international study, by researchers in Europe, Canada and the U.S., is looking at the psychological health needs, including stress, worry, anxiety and depression, related to living with food allergy, and access to care. 

If you have a food allergy or are a parent of a child with food allergy, you are invited to participate in this study. You’ll be asked to take an online survey, which will take 20-30 minutes to complete.

Ways to participate

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To be eligible, you must:

– Be 18 years of age or over

– Have a food allergy diagnosed by a medical doctor

Youth with food allergy

To be eligible, you must:

– Be 12-17 years of age

– Have a food allergy diagnosed by a medical doctor

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To be eligible, you must:

– Be the parent/caregiver of a child with food allergy

– Have a medical doctor diagnosis of food allergy

Your participation in this study is vital to providing the researchers with insights on the psychological health care needs of patients with food allergy and their families, and the services being offered. It will also help patient organizations like ours advocate for greater mental health supports.

Visit ClinicalTrials.gov to see other open calls for participation in various food allergy research being conducted across Canada.

Keep updated on the latest research news in our news section