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Can Service Dogs Help Sniff Out Gluten?

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BY AMY SINATRA AYRES | DECEMBER 8, 2014 You can’t enter a grocery store or restaurant these days without noticing the booming popularity of gluten-free foods. What started as a medical necessity for some has flourished into the newest diet trend — and we bet you know someone who’s gone gluten free. Gluten is the protein in […]

New FDA gluten rule stirs debate

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With recent national awareness of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, the food industry is introducing gluten-free items to us at breakneck speed. But how gluten-free are they? Trying to decipher their labels at the grocery store takes time. Early on, I gathered that although something is labeled “wheat free,” it does not make it gluten-free. […]

The World’s Leading Expert on Gluten-Related Disorders, Dr. Alessio Fasano, Sets the Record Straight in His Definitive New Book

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The founder and director of the Center for Celiac Research at Massachusetts General Hospital provides a clear, concise roadmap for understanding why gluten does what it does and what can be done about it. This article was originally distributed via 24-7 Press Release Newswire. 24-7 Press Release Newswire, WorldNow and this Site make no warranties […]

Amazon Partners With Celiac Disease Foundation to Expand Gluten-Free Community Outreach

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Amazon announced today that it is now a proud sponsor of Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to driving diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease through advocacy, education, and advancing research to improve the quality of life for all people affected by gluten-related disorders. Celiac disease, a genetic autoimmune disorder in which […]

Celiac Disease and the Unforeseen Path to Discovery

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By Ellen Barlow Mass General Hospital’s Alessio Fasano, MD, has transformed conventional thinking about autoimmune diseases. Alessio Fasano, MD, is everywhere these days. The renowned head of the MGH Center for Celiac Research and Treatment has been in the news clarifying misconceptions about the gluten-free diet, at seminars demonstrating with finesse how to cook a […]

Caryn Tells Her Celiac Disease Story- Gift of Hope

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    All of a sudden, they seem to be everywhere:  gluten-free options in grocery stores, restaurants, coffee bars, and even at the ballpark.  Please, don’t get me wrong…all of this is great.  What isn’t penetrating America’s consciousness, however, is the life-threatening implications of our ongoing failure to quickly and correctly diagnose and treat celiac […]

CDF 2014 Year in Review

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As we reflect on this past year, we want to thank you for your generous support, which has enabled us to achieve important advances in each of our key mission areas. CDF launched an Online Advocacy Program in order to encourage the public to bring celiac disease to the forefront of the nation’s healthcare agenda. […]

CDF Medical Advisory Board Member Dr. Alessio Fasano Featured on Robb Report

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In the battle of physician versus maladaptive protein, physician perseveres and recharges through pursuits befitting his Italian heritage. Gluten-Free by the Numbers In 1996 gluten-free foods were a $100 million business. In 2012, gluten-free foods grew to a $4.2 billion industry. 27 million people consume gluten-free foods to lose weight. 9 million go gluten-free because of Gastro-intestinal symptoms. 7 million claim going gluten-free helps clear their headaches and foggy mind. […]

Snyder’s of Hanover Donates Portion of Sales to Support CDF!

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Snyder’s of Hanover Donates Portion of Sales to Support Celiac Disease Foundation Hanover, PA – Snyder’s of Hanover continues to support gluten-free living by partnering with Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) for the months of October and November. From October 1st – November 30th, Snyder’s of Hanover will donate $.05 from every specially marked bag of […]