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5/3/2017

The Truth About Gluten-Free Beer

  Q:I have celiac disease and like to have a beer occasionally.   How is this research study relevant to me? A: These results indicate that beers labeled “gluten-removed” may not be safe for those with celiac disease.   Q:What’s the difference between “gluten-free” (GF) and “gluten-removed” (GR) beer? A: A gluten-free (GF) beer uses grains…

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4/28/2017

Celiac Disease Foundation and Gluten Intolerance Group Partner to Expand Support and Research Effort

In honor of May Celiac Awareness Month, Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) and the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) are proud to announce a partnership that will improve the health and well-being of the celiac disease and gluten-free communities. In order to create the most comprehensive nonprofit source of education, research, advocacy, social networking, and support for…

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4/25/2017

Link Found Between Celiac Disease and Anorexia Nervosa

A group of researchers recently published an article in the journal, Pediatrics, detailing the results of a nationwide study conducted in Sweden to examine the link between celiac disease and anorexia nervosa. Over the years, a relationship between the two diseases has been suggested, but analysis has been limited to case reports. This study was…

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4/24/2017

The Skylar Project: Bracelets For a Cure

Growing up, Skylar Weitz was self-conscious and shy about having celiac disease – she didn’t like feeling different from her peers. Today, at 11 years old, five years after her diagnosis, Skylar is proud to educate people about her disease and about how it affects a patient’s everyday life. In order to help raise awareness…

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4/19/2017

Study Finds Celiac Disease Incidence of 3% By Age 15 in Colorado

A very commonly and hotly discussed topic in the celiac disease community is the determination of whom to screen for the disease and when. It is widely understood that celiac disease is under-diagnosed, especially since some individuals remain without symptoms for a long period of time. Blanket screening, however, seems inefficient; so where is the…

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