Celiac disease, one of the most common autoimmune diseases in the world today, often goes undiagnosed due to asymptomatic patients and many nonspecific symptoms. To diagnose a patient with celiac disease, a positive intestinal biopsy is typically necessary. But when physicians need to decide on whether or not to order a biopsy, they have many […]
Woodland Hills, CA; February 18, 2014 — Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) today released an interactive checklist to help individuals and families accurately define and report their symptoms of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity to their doctor or other health care practitioner. This checklist not only will help individuals have more clear conversations with their healthcare providers, it will help more people with celiac disease get the proper diagnosis. This free checklist, developed with the CDF Medical Advisory Board, can be accessed at celiac.org/symptoms.
Sarah Klein of the Huffington Post with the help of Dr. Sheila Crowe, a member of Celiac Disease Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board laid out nine tips on starting a gluten-free diet. More people than ever are buying, cooking and eating gluten-free foods — not that they all require the diet. Gluten-free living appeals to about 30 percent of American adults — but seems to still be widely misunderstood.
The lowdown on celiac disease, gluten sensitivity and celebrity wheat-bashing: In conversation with Dr Alessio Fasano Dr. Fasano, a member of the Medical Advisory Board for the Celiac Disease Foundation as well as a keynote speaker for the CDF’s National Conference and Gluten-Free EXPO, is the director of the Center for Celiac Research as well […]
A recent study published by the American Journal of Epidemiology by several scientists including Dr. Peter H. R. Green, the founder of the Columbia University Celiac Disease Center and a Medical Advisory Board member for the Celiac Disease Foundation, has found a link between a particular bacterial strain typically found in the human gut and […]
The Federal government sequester, the automatic spending cuts into both defense and non-defense categories that began in March of 2013, has ended, at least for the time being. Over the past few weeks, Congress put together House Resolution (H.R.) 3547, named the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2014. H.R. 3547 is an omnibus bill, a bill […]
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Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) launched the nation’s most comprehensive online directory for patients to find reliable information on healthcare practitioners familiar with diagnosing and treating celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders. From coast to coast, patients can search by ZIP code to help them choose a healthcare practitioner in their town who will understand their […]
For more than 20 years, Celiac Disease Foundation has been the trusted source for the dissemination of evidence-based research regarding celiac disease. CEO Marilyn G. Geller challenges the science behind a controversial new report alleging that genetically engineered foods could be an environmental trigger for celiac disease and gluten sensitivity.
FDA clarifies what the Gluten-Free Labeling Rule means for restaurants – considers enforcement action to protect consumers