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Gluten-free is Not Always the Way to Be

Kim Kardashian and Miley Cyrus are two of the latest celebrities to tout the gluten-free diet as the way to go when it comes to leading a healthy lifestyle, following in the footsteps of the likes of Victoria Beckham, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Gwyneth Paltrow. As the popularity of the diet — which is used to […]

Celiac Teen in the News

Last May, Max Renke, a 15 year old celiac and celiac advocate, met with New Hampshire’s Governor Lynch to discuss raising awareness of celiac disease along with education about the disease and the gluten-free diet. The topics of discussion included providing gluten-free school lunches as well as establishing May as New Hampshire Celiac Disease Awareness […]

May was Celiac Awareness Month

California is the latest entry on the roster of states to declare May as Celiac Awareness Month thanks to the efforts of many within the Celiac community and the tenacity of State Senator Bob Huff (R-CA), author of SCR7. Already on board with their own State Resolutions are Illinois, North Carolina, Maryland, Minnesota, and New […]

Dining Out

Red Brick Pizza

On behalf of everyone at RedBrick Pizza we are very pleased to align ourselves with CDF and its efforts in Celiac awareness. A portion of all gluten free pizzas sold supports Team Gluten Free™ camp scholarships for Celiac children. RedBrick’s new gluten free gourmet pizza is specially formulated to our high quality standards, its all […]

Gluten-Free, Whether You Need It or Not

Eat no wheat. That is the core, draconian commandment of a gluten-free diet, a prohibition that excises wide swaths of American cuisine – cupcakes, pizza, bread and macaroni and cheese, to name a few things. For the approximately one-in-a-hundred Americans who have a serious condition called celiac disease, that is an indisputably wise medical directive. […]

February 2013

It is said that a man is at his tallest when he stoops to help a child. On behalf of the Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) and the community we serve, thank you for the generous response to our Gift of Hope campaign. CDF is proud of our commitment to educate and communicate a greater awareness of […]

Mucosal Healing and Mortality in Coeliac Disease

Background Coeliac disease (CD), characterised by the presence of villous atrophy (VA) in the small intestine, is associated with increased mortality, but it is unknown if mortality is influenced by mucosal recovery. Aims To determine whether persistent VA is associated with mortality in CD. Methods Through biopsy reports from all pathology departments (n = 28) […]

CDF Camp Gluten-Free™ Meet the Director and Last Summer’s Campers (via video)

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2012 Campers Johnny McLaughlin, Executive Director of Camping ServicesJohnny McLaughlin serves as the Executive Director of Camping Services and is primarily based out of Camp Nawakwa, close to Angelus Oaks in California. He joins Camp Fire USA with over twenty years of residential & day camp experience. He has worked for the YMCA both in […]

CDF Camp Gluten-Free™ Packing List

Remember OLD CLOTHES are best Shorts (comfortable for hiking) – 2 pairs Underwear – 4 pairs Closed-toe shoes Socks – 4 pairs Shirts (long and short sleeved) 1 or 2 long sleeved, 3-4 short sleeved Long pants/jeans – 2 pair Warm sweater, jacket or coat Swim suit. One-piece bathing suits are required for girls. If […]