This month Celiac Disease Foundation launches the CDF Online Advocacy Program designed to empower the celiac community to advocate for our disease. The Advocacy Program features CDF’s public policy priorities, tools and resources for taking action on both a national and local basis, a Legislative Action Center in partnership with the American Celiac Disease Alliance […]
Affecting 1% of the population, celiac disease is one of the world’s most prevalent genetic autoimmune conditions. In the United States, celiac disease is also one of the least diagnosed, with an estimated 2.5 million children and adults continuing to suffer needlessly. Long-term health complications of undiagnosed celiac disease include cancers, coronary heart disease, osteoporosis, […]
Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) today released a 7 Day Gluten-Free Meal Plan to help individuals diagnosed with celiac disease or other gluten-related disorders and their families ease the transition to a gluten-free diet. The gluten-free meal plan provides a clear and concise 7 day menu of three meals and two snacks per day with easy to make recipes and “Quick-Fix” options for those on-the-go. This free meal plan, developed with CDF Medical Advisory Board member, Alicia Calvo, RD, CDE, can be accessed at celiac.org/mealplan.
In honor of Celiac Awareness Month and to showcase the 7 Day Gluten-Free Meal Plan, CDF is encouraging celiac disease and gluten-sensitivity advocates to participate in its Team Gluten-Free Week without Wheat (Barley and Rye) Challenge. Participants will join CDF Board of Directors’ Treasurer Christopher Holland in committing to eating entirely gluten-free for at least 7 days in the month of May to raise funds and promote awareness of celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders.
Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF), the leading national organization improving the quality of life for all people affected by gluten-related disorders, today announced that over 3000 people are expected in Pasadena on June 7 – 8, 2014, for CDF’s 20th Annual National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO. Patients, family members, caregivers, health care professionals and gluten-free foodies will converge at the Pasadena Convention Center for this educational and gluten-free experience. The June 7th conference focuses on medical information and updates on celiac disease, one of the world’s most prevalent and under diagnosed genetic autoimmune diseases. The June 8th EXPO celebrates food options now available for people with celiac disease, the gluten-sensitive and others who seek benefit of the gluten-free lifestyle. For many of the conference attendees, this is the first time in which they will be surrounded by a community of people living with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity.
New Planet Beer announced their sponsorship of Celiac Disease Foundation with the Win a Trip for Two to the 2014 CDF National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO Sweepstakes. One lucky individual and guest will receive CDF National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO registration, tickets to the Saturday night VIP Dinner with Dr. Alessio Fasano and Dr. John […]
You are invited to attend the CDF Southern California Chapter’s 1st Annual Gluten-Free Food and Wine Fundraiser to benefit Celiac Disease Foundation’s School Nurse Awareness and Gluten-Free Lunch programs. The Gluten-Free Food and Wine event will be held on Sunday, April 27 from 2pm to 5pm at Custom Design & Construction in El Segundo, California. […]
Celiac Disease Foundation is pleased to partner with Quest Diagnostics in Quest’s “One symptom doesn’t define celiac disease. But one test can.” campaign. Join with CDF to Consider Celiac and Request the Test.