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7/18/2020

Camp Celiac

Camp Celiac's campers, counselors, and junior counselors will eat delicious gluten-free food and enjoy traditional camp activities such as a ropes course, rock climbing, zip-lining, swimming, archery, arts and crafts, talent share, skit night, and outdoor sports. Three meals a day without having to ask if any of the foods are gluten free is life changing for many campers and staff!

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2/13/2020

Celiac Disease Patients on a Gluten-Free Diet Still Ingest Gluten

Persistent gluten exposure is known to lead to lifelong health issues in people with celiac disease, including anemia, malnutrition, and lymphoma. More and more evidence is showing what many have long suspected: maintaining a truly gluten-free diet may not be possible. Despite the need to protect celiac disease patients against gluten exposure, very little is…

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12/9/2019

2019 Year in Review

For decades, the celiac disease community has been told that the pain, the suffering, the fog, the depression, and the missed days of work and school were our fault because we failed to adhere to the diet—or in the case of a parent or caregiver, failed to enforce strict adherence by a child or loved…

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10/3/2019

Senate Approves NIH Language for Celiac Disease

CEO Marilyn G. Geller’s testimony before the House Appropriations Subcommittee has helped secure report language in the House’s version of the 2020 Labor-HHS-Education bill demanding that the National Institute of Health (NIH) report to Congress in 90 days on its plans to aid celiac disease patients. This acknowledgment that celiac disease is a serious condition…

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8/22/2019

Dietary Supplementation Advice for Celiac Patients on a Long-Term Gluten-Free Diet

Often, when a patient is following a long-term gluten-free diet with good compliance, micronutrient deficiencies cannot be detected. This review - published in the scientific journal Medicina - evaluates the most recent literature on micronutrient deficiencies in patients following a long-term gluten-free diet in order to provide dietary supplementation advice. The study concludes that in patients with micronutrient deficiencies caused by celiac disease, vitamin supplements may be necessary.

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