Newly diagnosed patients with celiac disease were found to be at risk of metabolic syndrome and hepatic steatosis upon adopting a gluten-free diet. An in-depth nutritional assessment is recommended at diagnosis and during follow-up.
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CDF CEO, Marilyn Geller, will present the celiac patient voice at the May 11 FDA Patient-Focused Drug Development meeting. Have your voice be heard. Complete the CDF Celiac PFDD Survey now.
Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) – the nation’s leading disease advocacy organization for celiac disease – has received a prestigious Service Grant from The Taproot Foundation, valued at $45,000, to produce its annual report, in celebration of the Foundation’s 25th anniversary.
Celiac Disease Foundation Chief Executive Officer, Marilyn Geller, attended The State of Autoimmune Disease: A National Summit at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The Summit explored the current trends in diagnosis, treatment, and therapies, presented by experts in research, environment, advocacy, and patient issues.
New drugs on the research horizon could spare people with celiac the pain of accidentally eating pizza or pasta. Even with the best intentions, living gluten-free is much easier said than done. It was almost impossible to tell which packaged “gluten-free” foods lived up to their claims until late last year when the U.S. Food […]
The Kansas Wheat Commission is spending $200,000 to identify everything in wheat’s DNA sequences that can trigger a reaction in people suffering from celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder in which eating even tiny amounts of gluten can damage the small intestine.
On March 30-31st, 2015, Celiac Disease Foundation Chief Executive Officer, Marilyn G. Geller, attended the FDA Public Workshop on Gastroenterology Regulatory Endpoints and the Advancement of Therapeutics (GREAT3) near Washington, D.C. This landmark conference addressed endpoints and outcome measures for trials for products intended to treat celiac disease and Irritable Bowel Disease. The second day […]
Those who have the standard clinical symptoms of celiac disease, such as sensitivity to gluten, irritability, abdominal pain, or a positive blood test, may undergo an endoscopy to confirm their diagnosis. During the procedure, doctors take samples of tissue (a biopsy) from the small intestine to see if there is damage or flattening of villi. Under a microscope, a […]
Irvine, March 19, 2015 – Renegade Racing, a premier running, triathlon & adventure sports production company in Southern California, is excited to partner with Celiac Disease Foundation’s Team Gluten-Free (TGF) for the XTERRA Renegade Off-Road Triathlon, Duathlon & 3 Mile Trail Run Challenge. TGF is a community fundraising program that provides a simple way for […]
Celiac Disease Foundation is pleased to announce our participation in the Autoimmune Research Registry, known as ARNet. ARNet is a network of autoimmune disease advocacy organizations that will foster research into celiac disease and related autoimmune conditions. In consonance with CDF’s Strategic Plan to increase national awareness of the ramifications of undiagnosed celiac disease, the first goal of […]