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2015 National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO

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Community Unites at Celiac Disease Foundation’s National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO Life-Changing Opportunity for Individuals with Celiac Disease and other Gluten-Related Disorders in Pasadena, CA May 2-3 LOS ANGELES, CA – February 18, 2015 – Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF), the leading national organization improving the quality of life for all people affected by gluten-related disorders, […]

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 […]

Vaccination and Celiac Disease

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For people with celiac disease, vaccinations tend to work just as effectively as they do for the general population with one notable exception: hepatitis B. Celiac disease testing is recommended for non-responders to the hepatitis B vaccine who are not already diagnosed.

Why We Should Listen to Joy Behar

Marilyn Geller

I will spare you my righteous indignation (I did not, however, spare my spouse who got an earful yesterday morning). You and I both know that the comedian, Joy Behar, is a TV personality who gets paid by offending any and all. In case you missed her outrageous comments on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Show yesterday […]

Staying Healthy in the New Year with Celiac Disease

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Every New Year begins with the best of intentions. Read on for specialized info for those on the gluten-free diet to take your health to the next level in 2015 (plus tips to help these changes stick!) Maximize Your Health with Naturally Gluten-Free Foods  There’s no need for expensive gluten-free health products that boast claims that seem too […]

Celiac Disease Foundation Launches its First Strategic Plan (2015-2018)

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On January 1, 2015 Celiac Disease Foundation launched its first Strategic Plan for the Years 2015-2018. Adopted unanimously by the CDF Board of Directors in December 2014, the Strategic Plan sets out the vision, mission and strategic priorities of the Foundation, building on the core operating values and assumptions underlying the Foundation’s approach to its mission. Executive Service Corps of […]

2014 Charitable IRA Rollover Extended Through December 31

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On Tuesday, December 16, Congress reinstated the Charitable IRA Rollover provision retroactively for 2014 and extended it only through December 31, 2014. Originally enacted in 2006, the Charitable IRA Rollover allows individuals age 70½ and older to make direct transfers up to $100,000 per year from individual retirement accounts to qualified charities without having to count the transfers as income […]

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