If you are a parent, you know how challenging the entire back-to-school process can be. Now, imagine that your child has celiac disease or non-celiac wheat sensitivity (NCWS). Currently, parents are confronting the reality of sending their gluten-free children back to school, and I know from experience just how intimidating and frustrating it can be. Our first […]
To cure celiac disease we must fundamentally shift how celiac disease research is conceptualized and conducted. Why? Because the current research paradigm for celiac disease, one that has existed for four decades, has not delivered a cure. Not only has it not delivered a cure, celiac disease research has produced only a single approved treatment […]
Meet Janelle Smith, UCLA-educated Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and member of CDF’s Allied Health Committee. Janelle specializes in gastrointestinal symptom management through appropriate nutrition and food choices, helping you adapt to living on a gluten-free diet. As CDF’s resource to help our community live gluten-free, she is here to provide tips and tricks for Back to School, […]
With more than 1,200 participants registered in its first four months, iCureCeliac™ is shaping the type of research that is most important to you – the patient. We are pleased to present a few initial findings.
In this Los Angeles Times Op-Ed, Dr. Peter Green and Rory Jones, authors of “Gluten Exposed: The Science Behind the Hype” and CDF 2016 National Conference Key Note speakers, describe the serious health risks incurred by those following a gluten-free diet for non-medical reasons. “We bake our own pastry, gluten is now Satan” reads a knowing […]
Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers, and academics in the fields of gastroenterology. CDF curates the latest research on celiac disease.
More than ever, people are forgoing their morning bagel and lox or happy-hour hops to honor a gluten-free lifestyle. Even so, celiac disease and gluten sensitivity continue to be widely misunderstood.
Whether you’re asking for yourself, a loved one or for a friend, here are the answers to the most common questions that come up after a diagnosis of celiac disease or gluten sensitivity.
Assemblywoman Catharine Baker (R-San Ramon) presented ACR 73, designating the month of May 2016 as Celiac Disease Awareness Month, which passed with unanimous, bipartisan support.