Celiac Disease Foundation CEO Marilyn Geller will help bring the patient advocate voice to guiding institute’s patient-centered research efforts August 21, 2018 — Marilyn G. Geller, Chief Executive Officer of the Celiac Disease Foundation has been appointed by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) as a member of its Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement. Geller […]
Accelerating diagnosis, treatments, and a cure for celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity through research, education, and advocacy.
In a new study, researchers conducted a meta-analysis and review of studies from all over the world to estimate the global prevalence of celiac disease and identify possible variations in prevalence between different regions and populations. Prevalence refers to the proportion of individuals who have a condition at or during a particular time period. A […]
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 […]
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 […]