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CDF Medical Advisory Board Member Alessio Fasano Co-Authors Study on Stem Cell Pathways in Acute Celiac Disease

Expression Analysis of Intestinal Stem Cell Signaling Pathways in Acute Celiac Disease Background: Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease triggered by ingestion of gluten, the key proteic component of wheat, in genetically predisposed individuals. The intestinal mucosa presents lesions with varying degrees of inflammation secondary to the autoimmune insult characterized by villous atrophy and crypts […]

Drs. Joseph Murray and Peter Green [CDF Medical Avisory Board] are Among Esteemed Authors of LPM in Celiac Disease Study

Mucosal Healing and Risk of Lymphoproliferative Malignancy in Celiac Disease Outcomes Background: Celiac disease (CD) is associated with an increased risk of lymphoproliferative malignancy (LPM). It is unknown whether this risk is affected by the results of the follow-up intestinal biopsy, performed to document mucosal healing. We aimed to quantify the risk of LPM in […]

Dr. Peter Green [CDF Medical Advisory Board] Co-Authors Study on Mucosal Healing / Fracture Risk in Celiac Disease

Background: Celiac disease (CD) is associated with an increased risk of osteoporotic fracture, a risk increase that persists after diagnosis. Although the gluten-free diet results in an improvement of symptoms in the majority of patients, a significant proportion have persistent villous atrophy (VA) on follow-up biopsy. It is unknown whether persistent VA impacts long-term fracture […]

Gluten-free is Not Always the Way to Be

Kim Kardashian and Miley Cyrus are two of the latest celebrities to tout the gluten-free diet as the way to go when it comes to leading a healthy lifestyle, following in the footsteps of the likes of Victoria Beckham, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Gwyneth Paltrow. As the popularity of the diet — which is used to […]

Celiac Teen in the News

Last May, Max Renke, a 15 year old celiac and celiac advocate, met with New Hampshire’s Governor Lynch to discuss raising awareness of celiac disease along with education about the disease and the gluten-free diet. The topics of discussion included providing gluten-free school lunches as well as establishing May as New Hampshire Celiac Disease Awareness […]

Frito-Lay announces gluten-free certification, labeling


PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay North America division today announced a multi-year initiative to validate many of their products as gluten free, with package labeling to follow. Since many of the company’s snacks, such as Lay’s Classic potato chips and Fritos Original corn chips are made from simple ingredients like corn or potatoes, they are, and always have […]

thinkThin® is proud to support the National Celiac Disease Foundation

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Media contact: Katerina Alexakos 310.308.7722 thinkThin® is proud to support the National Celiac Disease Foundation thinkThin® supports gluten sensitivities by aligning with the National Celiac Disease Foundation Los Angeles, CA April 17, 2012 – thinkThin® is proud to be a 2012 HERO sponsor for the Celiac Disease Foundation. This collaboration will raise awareness and […]