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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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3/18/2020

Talking to Kids About COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Celiac disease is not considered to be an immunocompromised state in children, and is not known to be a risk factor for severe disease. Social distancing, washing hands with soap and water frequently and for at least 20 seconds, and avoiding touching of eyes, nose and mouth are recommended.

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3/17/2020

2020 CDF EXPO Cancelled

Amidst the uncertainty of the future, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the Celiac Disease Foundation’s Gluten-Free EXPO scheduled for June 13 – June 14, 2020, and not reschedule this year. 

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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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