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4/27/2020

Marilyn’s Message

Confronted with the reality of an all-consuming global pandemic, every nonprofit, including the Celiac Disease Foundation, has to figure out where we fit in a world that is quickly changing and into a future that no one can predict.

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4/8/2020

Telehealth Supports People With Celiac Amid COVID-19

There may be a silver lining in the COVID-19 cloud. The pandemic might actually improve diagnostic rates and follow-up care for people with celiac disease. Celiac disease clinics have begun to provide medical and dietary consultations via telehealth to protect patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. Patients who previously have not had access to doctors…

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4/6/2020

Marilyn’s Message April 2020

Dr. Dan Leffler, Celiac Disease Foundation Medical Advisory Board Member and clinician and researcher at Harvard Medical School and Takeda, spoke about the profound ineffectiveness and failure of the gluten-free diet as a treatment for celiac disease.

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3/11/2020

Celiac Disease and Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Celiac disease is associated with an increased risk of pneumococcal infection. Though pneumococcal vaccination will not prevent COVID-19, the Celiac Disease Foundation Medical Advisory Board strongly advises people with celiac disease to consider vaccination to protect against other respiratory illness.

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2/27/2020

National Celiac Disease Patient Advocacy Summit

A group of celiac patients and caregivers from all 50 states will convene in Washington, DC to hear from researchers, federal government representatives, and celiac advocates for a National Patient Advocacy Summit to learn how to become Celiac Disease Foundation State Advocacy Ambassadors.

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