Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF), the nation’s leading disease advocacy organization for celiac disease, is pleased to announce its iPhone and Android app for the celiac.org Gluten-Free Allergy-Free Marketplace.
Snyder’s of Hanover®, maker of the No. 1 gluten-free pretzel in the U.S., is raising awareness and funds to support Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF). For the second year, Snyder’s-Lance, Inc. and its Snyder’s of Hanover brand will donate $0.05 from the sale of specially marked bags through June 30.
Probiotics are live microorganisms that, when taken as a supplement, can help establish a healthy balance of bacteria in the gut. For many, the word bacteria often carries a negative connotation; however, bacteria play a crucial role in maintaining normal GI function and protecting the body from infection. Although there is no evidence-based research to […]
Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune condition triggered by gluten that causes the body’s immune system to attack itself, damaging the small intestine. A wide range of symptoms can occur in different individuals, including but not limited to: unexplained iron-deficiency anemia, fatigue, bone or joint pain, arthritis, seizures or migraines, abdominal bloating and pain, and […]
A member of CDF’s Medical Advisory Board, Peter Green, MD, recently studied the relationship between celiac disease (CD) and neuropathy, along with the expert knowledge of doctors Thawani, Brannagan, Lebwohl, and Ludviggson. Neuropathy is a condition that weakens nerve cells and inhibits normal nerve function. Our nerves are used for communicating with the brain and […]
Team Gluten-Free is a community fundraising program that provides a simple way for athletes and non-athletes alike to raise awareness and funds for Celiac Disease Foundation’s programs for advocacy, education, and advancing research. Fundraising efforts may include any event from marathons to triathlons, bake sales, movie nights, wedding favors, community service projects, or any way […]
Sheila Crowe, MD, CDF Medical Advisory Board Member, Vice President of the American Gastroenterological Association, and Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), delivered her presentation, A Balancing Act: Women’s Health and Celiac Disease, at the 2015 Celiac Disease Foundation National Conference & […]
At the 2015 Celiac Disease Foundation National Conference & Gluten Free EXPO, Joseph Murray, MD, a member of Celiac Disease Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board, and President of the North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (NASSCD), gave a presentation that outlined the biological, symptomatic, and epidemiological basics of celiac disease for conference attendees. […]
Celiac Disease Foundation works tirelessly year-round to educate the public about celiac disease, with May Celiac Awareness Month being an opportunity to expand our efforts even wider to touch more lives. Raising awareness about celiac disease has been a fundamental part of Celiac Disease Foundation’s mission since we were founded 25 years ago. As we come […]
Living with a chronic illness that requires a lifelong commitment to a strict gluten-free diet can be difficult for anyone. For children and teens, the emotional and psychological impact associated with celiac disease can have particular and profound challenges. We know from emerging brain research, for example, that the teenage brain is especially sensitive to […]