The Kansas Wheat Commission is spending $200,000 to identify everything in wheat’s DNA sequences that can trigger a reaction in people suffering from celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder in which eating even tiny amounts of gluten can damage the small intestine.
Celiac Disease Foundation drives 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
On March 30-31st, 2015, Celiac Disease Foundation Chief Executive Officer, Marilyn G. Geller, attended the FDA Public Workshop on Gastroenterology Regulatory Endpoints and the Advancement of Therapeutics (GREAT3) near Washington, D.C. This landmark conference addressed endpoints and outcome measures for trials for products intended to treat celiac disease and Irritable Bowel Disease. The second day […]
Those who have the standard clinical symptoms of celiac disease, such as sensitivity to gluten, irritability, abdominal pain, or a positive blood test, may undergo an endoscopy to confirm their diagnosis. During the procedure, doctors take samples of tissue (a biopsy) from the small intestine to see if there is damage or flattening of villi. Under a microscope, a […]
Irvine, March 19, 2015 – Renegade Racing, a premier running, triathlon & adventure sports production company in Southern California, is excited to partner with Celiac Disease Foundation’s Team Gluten-Free (TGF) for the XTERRA Renegade Off-Road Triathlon, Duathlon & 3 Mile Trail Run Challenge. TGF is a community fundraising program that provides a simple way for […]
Celiac Disease Foundation is pleased to announce our participation in the Autoimmune Research Network, known as ARNet. ARNet is a network of autoimmune disease advocacy organizations that will foster research into celiac disease and related autoimmune conditions. In consonance with CDF’s Strategic Plan to increase national awareness of the ramifications of undiagnosed celiac disease, the first goal of […]
Women experience unique symptoms and side effects when dealing with celiac disease. Join CDF Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Janelle Smith, and CDF Medical Advisory Board Member, Dr. Sheila Crowe, in our upcoming Ask-the-Dietitian Webinar on March 19 at 12:00pm PST.