Celiac Disease Foundation works tirelessly year-round to educate the public about celiac disease, with May Celiac Awareness Month being an opportunity to expand our efforts even wider to touch more lives. Raising awareness about celiac disease has been a fundamental part of Celiac Disease Foundation’s mission since we were founded 25 years ago. As we come […]
Living with a chronic illness that requires a lifelong commitment to a strict gluten-free diet can be difficult for anyone. For children and teens, the emotional and psychological impact associated with celiac disease can have particular and profound challenges. We know from emerging brain research, for example, that the teenage brain is especially sensitive to […]
Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers, and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, and gastrointestinal surgery. Held on May 16-19 in Washington D.C., the meeting showcased new breakthroughs in celiac disease and gluten sensitivity research. Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) Chief Executive Officer, Marilyn G. Geller, attended to […]
On May 11, 2015, CDF CEO Marilyn G. Geller was proud to represent the celiac community at the public meeting of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Functional GI Patient-Focused Drug Development Conference (PFDD) at FDA headquarters just outside of Washington, D.C. There are two issues we want to highlight about CDF’s presence at this […]
Life-Changing Opportunity for Individuals with Celiac Disease and other Gluten-Related Disorders in Pasadena, CA May 2-3, 2015 Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) is pleased to announce that over 2,700 people – patients, family members, caregivers, healthcare professionals, and gluten-free foodies – attended CDF’s annual National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO on May 2-3, 2015 in Pasadena. The […]
The CDF Gluten-Free EXPO was the largest yet! Nearly 3000 attendees sampled the best Los Angeles has to offer on May 2nd and 3rd. Life in LA sent their reporter to check out the exciting
On May 11, 2015, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will conduct a public meeting on Functional GI Disorders Patient-Focused Drug Development. Celiac Disease Foundation was requested by the FDA to provide commentary about the impact of celiac disease on patients’ daily lives, the types of treatment benefit that matter most to patients, and patients’ […]
Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) – the nation’s leading disease advocacy organization for celiac disease – has received a prestigious Service Grant from The Taproot Foundation, valued at $45,000, to produce its annual report, in celebration of the Foundation’s 25th anniversary.
Celiac Disease Foundation Chief Executive Officer, Marilyn Geller, attended The State of Autoimmune Disease: A National Summit at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The Summit explored the current trends in diagnosis, treatment, and therapies, presented by experts in research, environment, advocacy, and patient issues.
New drugs on the research horizon could spare people with celiac the pain of accidentally eating pizza or pasta. Even with the best intentions, living gluten-free is much easier said than done. It was almost impossible to tell which packaged “gluten-free” foods lived up to their claims until late last year when the U.S. Food […]