Food-Dependent Exercise-Induced Anaphylaxis

This is an interactive course that aims to educate physicians and allied health providers about the diagnosis and management of food-dependent exercise-induced anaphylaxis (FDEIA). This course discusses symptoms, triggers, and diagnostic tools to help with the identification of FDEIA in patients, as well as pathophysiologic theories about its precipitation. We'll also cover management strategies that should be recommended to patients.

Target Audience

  • Allergist/Immunologists
  • Fellows-in-Training
  • Allied Health providers 

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Diagnose EIA and FDEIA based on presenting symptoms and patient history
  • Identify triggers and co-factors of FDEIA
  • Determine the possible pathophysiologic event during exercise that precipitates symptoms
  • Utilize diagnostic tools in to diagnose FDEIA
  • Manage the treatment of a virtual patient with FDEIA
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 0.25 CE
    CE credit.
  • 0.25 CME
    CME credit.
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Content Author:
Kirsi M. Jarvinen-Seppo, MD PhD FAAAAI
University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY
Relevant Financial Disclosures: DBV Technologies (consultant)

Content Reviewers:
Jeanne Conner, NP
Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
Relevant Financial Disclosures: None

Robert N. Corriel, MD FAAAAI
Manhasset Allergy and Asthma Associates, Manhasset, NY
Relevant Financial Disclosures: None

Anna H. Nowak-Wegrzyn, MD FAAAAI
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
Relevant Financial Disclosures: Nestle, Mead Johnson, Thermofischer Scientific (speaker)

Accreditation Statement
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement 
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE Designation Statement
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology (AAAAI) is a Provider, approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #10704, for up to 0.25 Contact Hours.

Credit Claiming Period
Credit claiming for this activity will expire at 11:59 pm on September 12, 2020. 

Medium and Method of Physician Participation
Follow these steps to complete the activity:

  1. Register for the activity.
  2. Review the CME and Disclosure information.
  3. Complete all required components.
  4. Complete the post-test. You must achieve a score of 70% or higher on post-tests to claim credit.
  5. Complete the activity evaluation.
  6. Claim your credits. Enter only the number of credits earned based on your participation in the activity.
  7. Print or save your certificate.

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Release date
Original release date: September 13, 2016. Reviewed by Kirsi M. Jarvinen-Seppo, MD PhD FAAAAI on September 27, 2018. Valid for credit through September 12, 2020. 

Activity-related questions should be directed to


Available Credit

  • 0.25 Attendance
    Attendance credit.
  • 0.25 CE
    CE credit.
  • 0.25 CME
    CME credit.


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