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8/15/2019

2019 James W. Freston Conference

The Celiac Disease Foundation was proud to be an endorsement partner of the 2019 James W. Freston Conference – Food at the Intersection of Gut Health and Disease to educate physicians on the latest research on celiac disease management. On August 9-10, 2019, Director of Research and Advocacy, Julia McBeth, attended the conference in Chicago,…

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8/7/2019

CDF Signs onto Proposed Rule in ACA

As a member of the National Coalition of Autoimmune Patients Groups (NCAPG), a coalition founded by the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA), the Celiac Disease Foundation signed onto the proposed rule comments from I Am Essential that would dramatically change the regulations that implement Section 1557, the anti-discrimination provision of the Affordable Care Act. The…

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8/5/2019

You Are Invited to the 2019 PCORI Annual Meeting

I’m writing to invite you to join me and others from across the healthcare community at the 2019 Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Annual Meeting, being held September 18-20 at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, DC. As a member of PCORI’s Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement, I know firsthand that PCORI’s staff is…

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8/1/2019

Gluten Peptides Monitor Celiac Disease

Written by Francisco Leon, MD, PhD, Chief Scientific Officer, Co-Founder, Provention Bio Current guidelines recommend routine follow-up for celiac disease with dietary interviews and celiac blood tests, though these methods are not accurate measures of gluten-free diet (GFD) adherence. A recent study in Spain tested the use of gluten immunogenic peptides (GIP)—a direct measure of…

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7/29/2019

Gluten-Free Travel with Brett Duncan

Brett is committed to inspiring people with celiac disease to travel the world and explore the infinite opportunities to live gluten-free anywhere. Whether it is a short weekend visit, or a long trip to Vietnam or Hawaii, she shows that traveling gluten-free can be done. You deserve the best gluten-free trip! What inspired you to…

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7/18/2019

Managing Celiac Disease in School

All over the country, parents are getting ready to send their children back to school. Our children, Alexander Solomon, Amanda Solomon, and Draya Ramer, have celiac disease. Returning to school presents special challenges every year…challenges that are magnified if a child is starting a new school or even moving to a new classroom. That is why we are…

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