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2018 National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO Draws Over 2,700 People to Pasadena

Over 2,700 patients, family members, caregivers, healthcare professionals, researchers, biopharmaceutical and diagnostic company representatives, and gluten-free foodies attended the Celiac Disease Foundation’s National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO on May 5 & 6, 2018. Hosted annually at the Pasadena Convention Center, the Celiac Disease Foundation National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO is the leading national event for […]

The Celiac Disease Foundation Expands Partnership with Children’s National Celiac Disease Program

In honor of May Celiac Disease Awareness Month, the Celiac Disease Foundation is proud to announce our expanded partnership with the Children’s National Health System Celiac Disease Program, dedicated to improving the way pediatric celiac disease is diagnosed and treated. The Program recently developed the Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free Diet Digital Resource Center to house […]

The Celiac Disease Foundation Attends FDA Engagement Workshop

Patients and caregivers have unique perspectives on the burdens and benefits of various treatment options. As such, their input is invaluable to the drug evaluation process. On April 3, 2018, Celiac Disease Foundation Legislative Analyst, Alana Broe, attended the FDA’s Public Workshop on Keys to Effective Engagement with the Center for Disease Evaluation and Research […]

Marilyn G. Geller Joins Gluten-Free Living Magazine Advisory Board

“I look forward to working together to spotlight celiac disease and gluten-free champions in our community, and to our shared commitment to advance celiac disease research. Gluten-Free Living provides a unique platform to reach the many people following a gluten-free diet who so often feel alone and who struggle to find a supportive community and credible information.”

The Celiac Disease Foundation Submits Comment to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Proposed Rule: Short-Term, Limited Duration Insurance

On February 21, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule to modify the definition of short-term, limited duration insurance to exclude it from individual health insurance coverage. Short-term, limited duration plans (STLDPs) are not required to meet Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements, as they are currently only intended for […]

The Celiac Disease Foundation Signs Community Letter in Support of Nonpartisanship

Maintaining political nonpartisanship is an essential component of all 501(c)(3) organizations, including religious congregations, charitable nonprofits, and foundations. Per the IRS tax code, in exchange for their tax-exempt status and the ability to receive tax-deductible contributions, 501(c)(3) organizations agree to not engage in “any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate […]

Dr. Schär USA, Inc. Proud Sponsor of the Celiac Disease Foundation

Dr. Schär USA, Inc. (Dr. Schär), a global manufacturer of gluten-free foods (brand name Schär), and a supporter of the celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitive communities since the 1980s, is a Proud Sponsor of the Celiac Disease Foundation, a nonprofit organization.  The Celiac Disease Foundation accelerates diagnosis, treatments, and a cure for celiac disease […]

The Celiac Disease Foundation Submits Comment to FDA on Draft Guidance Regarding Gluten in Medications

On December 12, 2017, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) issued guidance to drug manufacturers to voluntarily label medications that do not contain gluten with the following statement: “Contains no ingredient made from a gluten-containing grain (wheat, barley, or rye).” The FDA granted a 60 day period to submit comments and suggestions regarding this draft […]

The Celiac Disease Foundation Appoints New Member to Board of Directors

Los Angeles, CA (February 13, 2018) – The Celiac Disease Foundation, the nation’s leading disease advocacy organization for celiac disease, announces the appointment of a new member to its Board of Directors. Joining the Board of Directors is Courtney de Balmann for the 2018-2020 term. “Courtney’s passion, talent, and guidance will help further the mission of […]