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1/15/2020

Stick with the Science Lecture Series

The lecture "Non-celiac gluten sensitivity: what is the evidence?", hosted by Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, will be held at the Faculty House at Columbia University on January 15, 2020. The lecture will be presented by the Celiac Disease Foundation's Young Investigator Award recipient, Benjamin Lebwohl, MD.

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12/12/2019

Fody Foods Announces Support of Celiac Disease Foundation

Fody Foods, a company committed to bringing back the joy in eating for those suffering from digestive disorders with its abundance of gluten-free, low FODMAP, and dairy-free foods, has announced their support of the Celiac Disease Foundation to help raise awareness of celiac disease and expand the food choices for those following a gluten-free lifestyle.

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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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11/20/2019

Role of Gluten Consumption in Childhood Celiac Disease Development

Within the last year, at least three studies were conducted with the goal of determining the relationship between the amount of gluten ingested and the risk of developing celiac disease. An important review of these studies, conducted by Jonas Ludvigsson and CDF Research Committee Member Benjamin Lebwohl, concluded that new clinical trials must be conducted…

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11/20/2019

Gluten-Free Diet & Weight Changes

Researchers at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, including Celiac Disease Foundation Medical Advisory Board Member Dan Leffler, conducted a study to determine the effects of the gluten-free diet (GFD) on weight changes in celiac patients after diagnosis. The authors note that while weight gain would be welcome and expected in initially underweight patients, similar…

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11/2/2019

2019 Turkey Trot 5K Fun Run/Walk

Gather your teams, lace up your shoes, and join us for the NY, LA, & NJ Turkey Trot 5k Fun Run/Walks! This is your chance to meet others in the gluten-free community while raising awareness for celiac disease. Don’t miss gluten-free prizes, coupons, snacks, and swag. Register now!

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10/24/2019

Cour Pharmaceuticals Announces Deal with Takeda for Celiac Treatment

Cour Pharmaceuticals has announced a $420 million licensing deal with Takeda Pharmaceuticals following a favorable outcome of their phase 2 trial for celiac disease. The company released data from a small phase 2a study at the annual United European Gastroenterology organization meeting showing that its treatment, CNP-101, cut levels of inflammation-promoting cytokines. The technology was…

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