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CDF Announces New Members to Board of Directors

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Celiac Disease Foundation, the nation’s leading voluntary health organization for celiac disease, announces the appointment of four new members of its Board of Directors for the 2015-2017 term. Joining the Board of Director are Emily Luxford, Jody Morris, Jordan Ramer, and Jim Watson.

Meet Janelle Smith, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

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Meet Janelle Smith, UCLA-educated Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and member of CDF’s Medical Advisory Board. Janelle specializes in gastrointestinal symptom management through appropriate nutrition and food choices, helping you adapt to living on a gluten-free diet. As CDF’s new resource to help our community live gluten-free, she is here to provide tips and tricks for Back to […]

Marilyn’s Message February 2015

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I cannot stress enough how important your generous commitment is to our ongoing work here at Celiac Disease Foundation. I am pleased to report that we are making real progress in focusing resources and attention on celiac disease. For example, next month, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will be hosting a two-day meeting at […]

Celiac Disease Foundation Urges CA Attorney General to Issue Cease and Desist Notifications to Companies That Sell Adulterated and Mislabeled Herbal Supplements

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LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 6, 2015 –Celiac Disease Foundation today sent a letter to California Attorney General Kamala Harris, asking that she issue notifications to GNC Holdings, Inc., Target Corporation, Walgreens and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., to cease and desist engaging in the sale of adulterated and/or mislabeled herbal dietary supplements in California. “On behalf of the concerned California citizens […]

Steve Plogsted, PharmD Talks Gluten in Medication

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How many times have you wondered if your medication is contaminated with gluten? You ask your doctor, you ask your pharmacist, and now you are left with more questions than answers. What do I do now? Where can I find the correct information? ou have been diagnosed with celiac disease, or you have been told […]

CDF Comments on Gluten Danger Super Bowl Ad

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Bloomberg News published an article today, “Puppies Trump Gluten in Super Bowl Ad Humor That Goes Too Far.” The Super Bowl ad, highlighting the return of NASCAR to NBC Sports, features comedian Nick Offerman saying, “When our idea of danger is eating gluten, there’s trouble afoot.”  CDF Chief Executive Officer Marilyn Geller spoke with Bloomberg reporter Anna Edney […]

FDA Public Workshop on Gastroenterology Regulatory Endpoints and the Advancement of Therapeutics (GREAT3), March 30-31, 2015

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Celiac Disease Foundation is pleased to announce the March 30-31, 2015, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)  public workshop on Gastroenterology Regulatory Endpoints and the Advancement of Therapeutics (GREAT3). This scientific meeting will address endpoints and outcome measures for clinical trials for products intended to treat adult and/or pediatric celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease. Co-sponsors include the North American […]