Effect of Celiac Disease on Pregnancy Before and After Diagnosis

Previous studies have found celiac disease to be associated with several conditions affecting pregnancy and female reproductive outcomes. In a new population-based study, researchers sought to determine how celiac disease affects pregnancy outcomes, both before and after celiac disease diagnosis. Using data from Danish national registries, researchers compared pregnancy outcomes in women with celiac disease […]

Marilyn G. Geller Appointed to National Research Institute’s Advisory Panel

Celiac Disease Foundation CEO Marilyn Geller will help bring the patient advocate voice to guiding institute’s patient-centered research efforts August 21, 2018 — Marilyn G. Geller, Chief Executive Officer of the Celiac Disease Foundation has been appointed by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) as a member of its Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement. Geller […]

Marilyn’s Message August 2018

Marilyn Geller

I am pleased to announce that I have been selected to be on the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute [PCORI] Advisory Panel on Patient Engagement. I was nominated by the Consumers United For Evidence-Based Healthcare (CUE) organization. CUE is a national coalition of health and consumer advocacy organizations committed to empowering consumers to make the best […]

Global Prevalence of Celiac Disease

In a new study, researchers conducted a meta-analysis and review of studies from all over the world to estimate the global prevalence of celiac disease and identify possible variations in prevalence between different regions and populations. Prevalence refers to the proportion of individuals who have a condition at or during a particular time period. A […]

Celiac Disease Foundation Signs Letter Advocating for Improved Coverage & Affordable Access to Prescription Drugs

Many patients with celiac disease have other medical conditions, such as co-occurring autoimmune disorders, requiring treatment with prescription medications. There are also several investigational treatments for celiac disease currently in the drug development pipeline that we are hopeful will be available to patients in the coming years. For these reasons, we support improved insurance coverage […]

Celiac Disease Foundation’s Craig Pinto Receives the Jericho Retirees Association Community Service Award

The Jericho Retirees Association (JRA) made a $1,000 donation to the Celiac Disease Foundation on behalf of Craig Pinto, who was recently inducted into the Jericho High School (NY) Alumni Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame was established to highlight the diversified accomplishments of Jericho Alumni. Each year, the JRA selects one organization per induction […]

Gluten-Free Diet May Reduce Psoriatic Disease Severity

On June 20, 2018, the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation published new dietary recommendations for adults with psoriasis in JAMA Dermatology. Based upon strong evidence covered in this systematic review, the board recommends a hypocaloric diet (i.e., consuming fewer calories than are expended) in overweight and obese patients with psoriasis to reduce disease […]

TH Foods, Inc. Renews Sponsorship Agreement with the Celiac Disease Foundation

LOVES PARK, Ill. (June 27, 2018) – TH Foods, Inc.™, maker of premium, gluten-free cracker brands Crunchmaster® and Harvest Stone® today announced the renewal of its sponsorship with the Celiac Disease Foundation, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to driving diagnosis, treatments, and a cure for celiac disease through research, education, and advocacy. Celiac disease, a […]

Take Action Now to Protect Nonpartisanship for Nonprofit Organizations

The Johnson Amendment, a provision in federal law that has protected nonprofits from becoming involved in partisan electioneering activities for the past 60+ years, is currently under threat of being substantially weakened or repealed. Maintaining political nonpartisanship is an essential component of all 501(c)(3) organizations. The Celiac Disease Foundation must remain separate from partisan politics […]