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Celiac Disease Foundation Urges You to Contact Your Representatives About Preserving Critical Affordable Care Act Patient Protections

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 […]

CDF Presents Patient Advocacy Program Live at the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment 20th Anniversary Celebration and Symposium

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 […]

Registration Open for the Resnick Celiac Disease & Gluten-Related Conditions Psychological Health Training Program in Washington, D.C.

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.

CDF Secures Co-Sponsor for H.R. 3648: Gluten in Medicine Disclosure Act

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 Urges Rapid Confirmation of Dr. Robert Califf as Head of FDA

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, […]

CDF Attends Digestive Disease National Coalition Public Policy Forum in Washington, D.C.

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 […]