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11/8/2018

The Celiac Disease Foundation Announces New Website Launch at Celiac.org

The new, completely redesigned website offers visitors useful interactive features and easy access to essential information. Nov. 8, 2018 /Celiac.org/ — The Celiac Disease Foundation announced today the launch of its newly redesigned website located at the same address: Celiac.org. With more than 6.5 million unique visitors annually, Celiac.org is, by far, the most visited celiac disease…

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11/6/2018

2018 Team Gluten-Free Turkey Trot 5k Fun Run/Walk

On November 3, 2018, the Celiac Disease Foundation’s Team Gluten-Free Turkey Trot 5k Fun Run/Walk in New York and Los Angeles drew over 350 people of all ages and raised over $90,000! The Turkey Trot participants showed their support for one common goal: to drive diagnosis, treatment, and a cure for the three million Americans…

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10/22/2018

Marilyn’s Message October 2018

Celiac.org has a new look. With more than 6.5 million unique visitors annually, Celiac.org is, by far, the most visited celiac disease site in the world. This new look, created specifically for our online community of celiac disease patients and caregivers, healthcare professionals and researchers, as well as our general visitors, offers a streamlined design,…

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10/16/2018

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…

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10/16/2018

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…

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10/16/2018

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…

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10/10/2018

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…

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10/3/2018

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…

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