Patients with chronic diseases and their caregivers are demanding that any new health plan that emerges from Congress retains specific patient protections, including prohibiting pre-existing condition discrimination.
Celiac Disease Foundation has launched a new Legislative Action Center to empower you, your family, and your friends to quickly and easily contact your elected Representatives about issues of concern to the celiac disease and non-celiac wheat/gluten sensitive community. We are urging you to use the Legislative Action Center right now to demand that your […]
On November 4, 2016, Celiac Disease Foundation was invited to present a live session of the Celiac Disease Patient Advocacy Program at the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment 20th Anniversary Celebration and Symposium at Massachusetts General Hospital. CDF CEO, Marilyn Geller, and Communications Manager, Talia Hassid, educated a packed room of people about patient-centered […]
Are you living with celiac disease or caring for someone with celiac disease? Do you want to help design and evaluate celiac disease research? Then we need you! Celiac Disease Foundation is proud to introduce our live and self-serve Patient Advocacy Program, which was launched at our National Conference on April 30, 2016. Researchers are […]
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.
February 17 marks the launch of the CDF and Children’s National Health System program to educate healthcare providers about celiac disease and the psychological factors related to living with this chronic disease. Register today for this free seminar, underwritten by a generous grant from the Resnick Family.
After a long fight, in 2014 the FDA finally implemented regulations for the labeling of gluten-free foods. In 2012, Representative Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) introduced legislation that would require that gluten be identified on all medication labels, both prescription and over-the-counter. Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) strongly endorsed this legislation when it was first introduced in 2012, but […]
CDF has joined with a coalition of disease advocacy organizations led by FasterCures in urging the U.S. Senate to quickly confirm Dr. Robert Califf as the new Commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. We have focused considerable resources in recent years on making the voice of the celiac disease community heard among decision makers in Washington, […]
On October 27-28th, 2015, Talia Hassid, Celiac Disease Foundation’s Community Coordinator, attended the Digestive Disease National Coalition Public Policy Forum held in Washington, D.C. The forum gathers representatives from digestive disease organizations across the U.S. together to arrive at a common agenda to influence healthcare policy in the United States. Talia met with Members of Congress and […]
On November 9, 2015, Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) sent a letter to Congressman Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Subcommittees on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies. This letter urged the FDA to increase the FY16 budget to $2.8 billion dollars, which is $200 million more than the […]