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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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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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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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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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7/18/2019

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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6/11/2018

Is it Gluten? What Your Doctor Really Thinks-Sheila Crowe Speaking at the 2018 Celiac Disease Foundation National Conference

Celiac Disease Foundation congratulates Sheila E. Crowe, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FACG, AGAF of University of California, San Diego (UCSD), a member of our esteemed Medical Advisory Board, for her service as the 2017-2018 American Gastroenterological Association President. A clinician-scientist and Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine at UCSD, Dr. Crowe is…

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