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5/7/2019

Campaign Goes for the Gut

Cupcakes with razorblades. Pizza with scorpions. Pasta Salad with thumbtacks. In the eyes of someone suffering from celiac disease, this is what food with gluten looks like because it’s also what it feels like.

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11/20/2018

Marilyn’s Message November 2018

Led by the Celiac Disease Foundation, patients have been demanding for decades that researchers, government officials, and pharmaceutical companies understand it is nearly impossible to live in the real world and maintain a "strict" gluten-free diet. Thanks to your impactful support, the Foundation has developed, and now offers to medical researchers, the tools, data, access to patients, and strategic investments to advance promising drugs through the development pipeline.

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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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8/29/2018

Marilyn’s Message August 2018

I am pleased to announce that I have been selected to be on the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute [PCORI] Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement. I was nominated by the Consumers United For Evidence-Based Healthcare (CUE) organization. CUE is a national coalition of health and consumer advocacy organizations committed to empowering consumers to make the best…

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6/29/2018

Gluten-Free Diet May Reduce Psoriatic Disease Severity

On June 20, 2018, the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation published new dietary recommendations for adults with psoriasis in JAMA Dermatology. Based upon strong evidence covered in this systematic review, the board recommends a hypocaloric diet (i.e., consuming fewer calories than are expended) in overweight and obese patients with psoriasis to reduce disease…

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6/28/2018

Acai Bowl

Stay cool this summer while getting your daily dose of fruits and antioxidants with an acai bowl using Chex’s gluten-free granola. Yum!

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6/25/2018

Take Action Now to Protect Nonpartisanship for Nonprofit Organizations

The Johnson Amendment, a provision in federal law that has protected nonprofits from becoming involved in partisan electioneering activities for the past 60+ years, is currently under threat of being substantially weakened or repealed. Maintaining political nonpartisanship is an essential component of all 501(c)(3) organizations. The Celiac Disease Foundation must remain separate from partisan politics…

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