Skip to main content
2/27/2014

Blood Tests being Underutilized in Diagnosing Celiac Disease

Celiac disease, one of the most common autoimmune diseases in the world today, often goes undiagnosed due to asymptomatic patients and many nonspecific symptoms. To diagnose a patient with celiac disease, a positive intestinal biopsy is typically necessary. But when physicians need to decide on whether or not to order a biopsy, they have many…

Continue Reading
2/17/2014

Celiac Disease Foundation Releases Celiac Symptoms Checklist

Woodland Hills, CA; February 18, 2014 — Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) today released an interactive checklist to help individuals and families accurately define and report their symptoms of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity to their doctor or other health care practitioner.  This checklist not only will help individuals have more clear conversations with their healthcare providers, it will help more people with celiac disease get the proper diagnosis. This free checklist, developed with the CDF Medical Advisory Board, can be accessed at celiac.org/symptoms.

Continue Reading
2/3/2014

Celiac Disease Risk Linked to Absence of Bacteria in the Gut

A recent study published by the American Journal of Epidemiology by several scientists including Dr. Peter H. R. Green, the founder of the Columbia University Celiac Disease Center and a Medical Advisory Board member for the Celiac Disease Foundation, has found a link between a particular bacterial strain typically found in the human gut and…

Continue Reading
12/19/2013

Celiac Disease Foundation Year In Review

Because of your will and generous support, CDF is beginning to move the diagnosis needle for celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. We have seen progress through our efforts in Research, Education, Advocacy and Awareness. Please take a look at our "Year in Review" to see the impact your support has made.

Continue Reading
12/9/2013

Celiac Disease Foundation Unveils New Healthcare Practitioner Directory

Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) launched the nation’s most comprehensive online directory for patients to find reliable information on healthcare practitioners familiar with diagnosing and treating celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders. From coast to coast, patients can search by ZIP code to help them choose a healthcare practitioner in their town who will understand their…

Continue Reading
12/4/2013

Celiac Disease Foundation, Plant Geneticist, Challenge Report Linking GMOs to Celiac Disease, Gluten Sensitivity

For more than 20 years, Celiac Disease Foundation has been the trusted source for the dissemination of evidence-based research regarding celiac disease. CEO Marilyn G. Geller challenges the science behind a controversial new report alleging that genetically engineered foods could be an environmental trigger for celiac disease and gluten sensitivity.

Continue Reading