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Women’s Health & Celiac Disease

Women have special considerations when it comes to nutrition, no matter what stage of life they are in. Women with celiac disease need to be particularly mindful of getting adequate nutrients in the diet if they have been malnourished from years of undiagnosed celiac disease. Struggles with conceiving and risk of osteoporosis are of particular […]

2015 National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO

Community Unites at Celiac Disease Foundation’s National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO Life-Changing Opportunity for Individuals with Celiac Disease and other Gluten-Related Disorders in Pasadena, CA May 2-3 LOS ANGELES, CA – February 18, 2015 – Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF), the leading national organization improving the quality of life for all people affected by gluten-related disorders, […]

Take Care of Your Heart

Did you know, those diagnosed with celiac disease have an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases? An article published last year found that individuals with celiac disease were almost two times more likely to develop coronary artery disease (CAD), and 1.4 times more likely to have a stroke. The study did not pinpoint the reason behind this association, […]

Managing Diabetes and Celiac Disease

A diagnosis of both type 1 diabetes and celiac disease comes with questions and adjustment. Keep in mind the following advice from the CDF Medical Advisory Board for managing this dual diagnosis: Give yourself time and find a great team Find a great physician and dietitian to help you in this journey. YOU are the […]

Why We Should Listen to Joy Behar

Marilyn Geller

I will spare you my righteous indignation (I did not, however, spare my spouse who got an earful yesterday morning). You and I both know that the comedian, Joy Behar, is a TV personality who gets paid by offending any and all. In case you missed her outrageous comments on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Show yesterday […]

Staying Healthy in the New Year with Celiac Disease

Every New Year begins with the best of intentions. Read on for specialized info for those on the gluten-free diet to take your health to the next level in 2015 (plus tips to help these changes stick!) Maximize Your Health with Naturally Gluten-Free Foods There’s no need for expensive gluten-free health products that boast claims that seem too […]

Many Providers Stray From Guidelines For Diagnosis and Management of Celiac Disease

by David Wild Despite clear guidelines outlining the diagnosis and management of celiac disease, many clinicians still offer suboptimal care of the condition, results from a survey of 80 health care providers suggest. The survey found that only one-fifth of respondents said they would diagnose celiac disease using endoscopic examination, which is the diagnostic gold […]

Celiac Disease: By The Numbers

Not long ago, the gluten-free lifestyle was reserved for people with celiac disease — a genetic autoimmune disorder in which the ingestion of gluten causes severe intestinal damage — who were forced to give up their favorite dishes and settle for strange, unappetizing foods. There are numerous reasons a person might choose to eat gluten-free, […]