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iCureCeliac® Study Presented at Digestive Disease Week 2018

In a Medscape Gastroenterology article covering Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2018, William Balistreri, MD, reported on the studies presented that addressed reliable, cost-effective celiac disease detection. One of the studies highlighted in the article, Forgoing the Duodenal Biopsy for Celiac Disease Diagnosis Among Adults in the United States: Results of a National Survey, analyzed data […]

The Foundation Submits Letter of Support to FDA on Developing Patient-Focused Clinical Outcome Assessments and Endpoints

On October 15, 2018, the Celiac Disease Foundation submitted a letter of support for the National Health Council’s (NHC) comments to the FDA’s Request for Information (RFI) regarding Standard Core Clinical Outcome Assessment and Endpoint Sets (CCOAES). The NHC’s letter to the FDA included the Foundation’s input from our medical advisory and scientific community. The […]

Prevalence of Epilepsy in Celiac and Gluten-Sensitive Patients

Previous studies have found celiac disease to be associated with several neurological complications. In a new study, researchers reviewed the available literature to determine the prevalence of epilepsy in patients with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, and vice versa. For the purposes of this study, the researchers defined “gluten sensitivity” as patients with positive celiac-specific […]

Hidden Gluten in Restaurant Foods Labeled “Gluten-Free”

At the 2018 ACG Annual Scientific Meeting, Columbia University Medical Center researchers – including Celiac Disease Foundation Medical Advisory Board member Peter Green and Research Committee member Benjamin Lebwohl – presented results from a new study on detecting gluten in restaurant foods. The researchers found 32% of restaurant foods labeled “gluten-free” contained detectable amounts of […]

Celiac Disease Foundation Granted Membership in the Association of European Coeliac Societies (AOECS)

Los Angeles, CA, September 29, 2018 – The Celiac Disease Foundation is pleased to be accepted as an affiliate member of the Association of European Coeliac Societies (AOECS). Founded in 1988, the AOECS is an independent, non-profit umbrella of national celiac societies who seek to collaborate worldwide. AOECS is actively involved in international initiatives to […]

Celiac Disease Foundation Attends Genetic Alliance People-Driven Research Meeting

The Celiac Disease Foundation is committed to ensuring the patient perspective is represented in celiac disease research. Through our iCureCeliac® patient registry and Patient Advocate Program, we encourage patients to engage in the research process to help shape the future of celiac disease research toward better diagnostics, treatments, and a cure. On September 20-21, 2018, […]

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