Important info in the palm of your hands!
The “WhyRiskIt?” food allergy education app includes:
It is a free app that is available in Apple’s App Store and can be found by searching the term “WhyRiskIt”. It is available for both iPhone and iPad, in addition to phones and tablets running the Android, Windows and Blackberry operating systems through their respective app stores.
The app was developed by Nick Pothier, a 19 year-old University of New Brunswick student who is allergic to peanuts and tree nuts. Nick has had life-threatening food allergies his entire life and wanted to use his knowledge to create an app that would help other youth at-risk for anaphylaxis learn more about serious food allergies. Nick’s hope is that the app will provide easy to access information for teens with allergies so that they can be safer and take fewer risks.
The WhyRiskIt? App is now available for download in the Apple App Store, Windows App Store, Google Play store and Blackberry App World.