Published May 23, 2018 by Maureen McCarthy, editorial director of Gluten-Free Living. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder in which the body is unable to digest gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. The only treatment for the condition, which affects nearly two million people in the United States, is a strict gluten-free diet. For those managing […]
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A new study suggests a protein produced by the Epstein-Barr virus can increase the risk of developing celiac disease and six other autoimmune diseases. A group of researchers from Cincinnati, Ohio developed an algorithm to investigate possible links between DNA-binding proteins, called transcription factors, and disease loci in the human genome. A disease locus is […]
In honor of May Celiac Disease Awareness Month, the Celiac Disease Foundation is proud to announce our expanded partnership with the Children’s National Health System Celiac Disease Program, dedicated to improving the way pediatric celiac disease is diagnosed and treated. The Program recently developed the Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free Diet Digital Resource Center to house […]
Patients and caregivers have unique perspectives on the burdens and benefits of various treatment options. As such, their input is invaluable to the drug evaluation process. On April 3, 2018, Celiac Disease Foundation Legislative Analyst, Alana Broe, attended the FDA’s Public Workshop on Keys to Effective Engagement with the Center for Disease Evaluation and Research […]