Friday Links – Inhaler Identification, Vitamin D, More on Javonte Woods
About.com on Color-Coding Kids’ Inhalers
When my daughter was little, I used to write out pages and pages of instructions for her babysitters. No, I don’t mean her Asthma Action Plan – I’m talking about my notes and explanations that accompanied her action plan (isn’t asthma fun?) This wonderful tip would’ve saved me at least a little writing during those years, as it provides a quick and easy way for little kids and caregivers to identify the difference between controller and quick-relief inhalers.
Vitamn D for Mold Allergies?
There’s a pile of evidence supporting a link between vitamin D levels and asthma, but here’s a study that points to a more specific connection. Vitamin D might actually help people with the mold allergies that can be a serious complication for people with asthma and cystic fibrosis.
He also saved four lives as a registered organ donor.