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NASSCD Releases Summary Statement on Oats

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The North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (NASSCD), the organization that represents this continent’s leading celiac disease researchers, has released a statement seeking to clarify its position on oats as a gluten-free food. NASSCD reports that most experts concur that oats uncontaminated by wheat, barley, and rye can be safely consumed by most people […]

Community Unites at Celiac Disease Foundation’s National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO

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Life-Changing Opportunity for Individuals with Celiac Disease and other Gluten-Related Disorders in Pasadena, CA April 30-May 1 LOS ANGELES, CA – April 14, 2016 – Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF), the leading national organization improving the quality of life for all people affected by celiac disease and gluten sensitivity, today announces that over 3,000 people are […]

10 Things Every Gastroenterologist Should Know

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Gastroenterologists often play an important role in the diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease. The 2015 article, Celiac Disease: Ten Things Every Gastroenterologist Should Know, co-written by Joseph Murray, MD, member of Celiac Disease Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board, gives an outline of questions your gastroenterologist should feel comfortable answering and what you should be aware […]

Innovate Biopharmaceuticals Completes License For Late-Stage Celiac Disease Asset From Alba Therapeutics

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Currently, the only treatment for a patient diagnosed with celiac disease is a strict gluten-free diet for life. Maintaining a diet completely free of gluten can be very costly and challenging. Many patients’ intestines don’t heal completely while on a gluten-free diet, because of issues with cross-contact with, and an inability to find, strictly gluten-free […]

Ted Cruz Says NO Gluten-Free Meals

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At a rally yesterday in South Carolina, Senator and presidential candidate, Ted Cruz, said in a speech about supporting the U.S. military, “That’s why the last thing any commander should need to worry about is the grades he is getting from some plush-bottomed Pentagon bureaucrat for political correctness or social experiments – or providing gluten-free MREs.” […]

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