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CDF Camp Gluten-Free™ Registration

Camp registration is on a first come-first served basis. To register, you must send your completed camp registration forms, one registration packet for each camper or Mentor, with a $200 deposit to Celiac Disease Foundation. You will receive a letter from Celiac Disease Foundation confirming the camper or Mentor’s spot at the camp. Only campers […]

CDF Camp Gluten-Free Welcome

VIRTUAL CAMP OPEN HOUSE CDF Camp Gluten-Free™ Director Johnny McLaughlin will answer all of your camp questions: March 18th at Noon and 7pm April 15th at Noon and 7pm Call in to the open house: 1+ 213-416-1560 Passcode: 195 386 132 During the open house, parents may schedule a time with Johnny to visit Camp […]

Serum parameters in the spectrum of coeliac disease: beyond standard antibody testing – a cohort study

Background Invasive techniques are still required to distinguish between uncomplicated and complicated forms of CD. Methods We set out to investigate the potential use of novel serum parameters, including IL-6, IL-8, IL-17, IL-22, sCD25, sCD27, granzyme-B, sMICA and sCTLA-4 in patients diagnosed with active CD, CD on a GFD, Refractory coeliac disease (RCD) type I […]

Victory for Celiacs at Lesley University, Cambridge, MA

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, which prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities by public accommodations, including colleges and universities, the Justice Department announced an agreement on Thursday, December 20th with Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The agreement will ensure that students with celiac disease or food allergies are provided with equal meal […]

December 2012

It is said…Once you choose hope, anything is possible. “Celiac. Diagnosed May 2008.” Dear CDF Supporters, I cried when I read this banner on my son Henry’s Facebook page. After 14 long years of excruciating stomachaches, endless doctor visits, tests, procedures, more tests and even hospitalizations… my son had a diagnosis. He was relieved — […]

Prevalence of Migraine in Patients With Celiac Disease and Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Objective: To assess the prevalence of headache in clinic and support group patients with celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) compared with a sample of healthy controls. Background: European studies have demonstrated increased prevalence of headache of patients with celiac disease compared with controls. Methods: Subjects took a self-administered survey containing clinical, demographic, and […]

Diagnosing Celiac Disease by Video Capsule Endoscopy (VCE) When Esophogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) and Biopsy is Unable to Provide a Diagnosis

Background: Video capsule endoscopy (VCE) is mainly used to evaluate patients with celiac disease in whom their course after diagnosis has been unfavorable and the diagnosis of adenocarcinoma, lymphoma or refractory celiac disease is entertained, but it has been suggested that VCE could replace esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) and biopsy under certain circumstances. Methods: We report a […]

Multicenter Study on Season of Birth and Celiac Disease: Evidence for a New Theoretical Model of Pathogenesis

OBJECTIVE: To investigate whether season of birth is associated with celiac disease (CD). STUDY DESIGN: We performed a medical record review of 1964 patients with biopsy-proven CD at 3 teaching hospitals (2 pediatric centers and 1 adult center) between 2000 and 2010. The first positive small intestinal biopsy result defined age of diagnosis. The observed […]