A new study compared clinical methods (e.g., blood tests) with fecal gluten immunogenic peptide (GIP)—a direct measure of gluten intake—to determine the accuracy of monitoring gluten intake in children with celiac disease. GIP is a small part of gluten that cannot be digested and is found in the stool and urine of healthy individuals, celiac […]
Accelerating diagnosis, treatments, and a cure for celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity through research, education, and advocacy.
Many patients with celiac disease have other medical conditions, such as co-occurring autoimmune disorders, requiring treatment with prescription medications. There are also several investigational treatments for celiac disease currently in the drug development pipeline that we are hopeful will be available to patients in the coming years. For these reasons, we support improved insurance coverage […]
The Jericho Retirees Association (JRA) made a $1,000 donation to the Celiac Disease Foundation on behalf of Craig Pinto, who was recently inducted into the Jericho High School (NY) Alumni Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame was established to highlight the diversified accomplishments of Jericho Alumni. Each year, the JRA selects one organization per induction […]
On June 20, 2018, the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation published new dietary recommendations for adults with psoriasis in JAMA Dermatology. Based upon strong evidence covered in this systematic review, the board recommends a hypocaloric diet (i.e., consuming fewer calories than are expended) in overweight and obese patients with psoriasis to reduce disease […]
LOVES PARK, Ill. (June 27, 2018) – TH Foods, Inc.™, maker of premium, gluten-free cracker brands Crunchmaster® and Harvest Stone® today announced the renewal of its sponsorship with the Celiac Disease Foundation, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to driving diagnosis, treatments, and a cure for celiac disease through research, education, and advocacy. Celiac disease, a […]
The Johnson Amendment, a provision in federal law that has protected nonprofits from becoming involved in partisan electioneering activities for the past 60+ years, is currently under threat of being substantially weakened or repealed. Maintaining political nonpartisanship is an essential component of all 501(c)(3) organizations. The Celiac Disease Foundation must remain separate from partisan politics […]