All plants take up the nutrients they need from soil. When soil is polluted with toxic elements, such as cadmium, lead, arsenic, and mercury, plants take them up because they mistake them for essential nutrients. Long-term exposure to toxic metals can increase our risk of various diseases. Regulatory agencies have set limits for the presence […]
Accelerating diagnosis, treatments, and a cure for celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity through research, education, and advocacy.
Celiac Disease Foundation congratulates Sheila E. Crowe, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FACG, AGAF of University of California, San Diego (UCSD), a member of our esteemed Medical Advisory Board, for her service as the 2017-2018 American Gastroenterological Association President. A clinician-scientist and Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine at UCSD, Dr. Crowe is […]
SKINNYPIZZA® is pleased to announce a new sponsorship with the Celiac Disease Foundation, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for all those affected by celiac disease and educating the public on the seriousness of the disease. Celiac disease, a genetic autoimmune disorder in which the ingestion of gluten leads to damage in […]
Each year, in honor of May Celiac Disease Awareness Month, we are humbled by the overwhelming support from those who are aligned with our long-standing mission to educate, advocate, and accelerate research for celiac disease. This May has been no exception, and we are honored to acknowledge our supporters whose extra efforts made this year’s […]
CDF was featured in a recent article in Mediaplanet’s 2018 Asthma & Allergy campaign on May 31st, 2018. The article discusses the important differences between celiac disease, non-celiac gluten/wheat sensitivity, and wheat allergy, as well as their treatments. While there are more than 20 companies investigating treatments for celiac disease, following a strict, gluten-free diet for […]
Over 2,700 patients, family members, caregivers, healthcare professionals, researchers, biopharmaceutical and diagnostic company representatives, and gluten-free foodies attended the Celiac Disease Foundation’s National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO on May 5 & 6, 2018. Hosted annually at the Pasadena Convention Center, the Celiac Disease Foundation National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO is the leading national event for […]