Underscoring its role as the leading resource for millions of Americans with celiac disease, Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) announced the launch of its Adult and Pediatric Celiac Disease Follow-Up Checklists.
The considerable overlap between celiac disease and type 1 diabetes (T1D) is well known; the same can be said of celiac disease and autoimmune thyroid disease (ATD). The question remains, do individuals (notably, children) with celiac disease need to be routinely screened for development of these other conditions?
A team of pediatric medical experts convened at the Children’s National Health Center in Washington, D.C. in January 2013 with a single, ambitious goal – to cull from over 40 years of publications and studies relating to celiac disease in children, a list of best practices for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of this potentially […]
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 […]
Celiac disease can be difficult to diagnose because it affects people in different ways. There are over 300 known symptoms of celiac disease which may affect every organ in your body, not just your digestive system. Some people with celiac disease are asymptomatic, meaning that they have no external symptoms at all. However, all people with celiac disease are […]
Celiac disease is a chronic autoimmune disease, which means that you cannot “grow out” of it. 1 in 100 people worldwide have celiac disease. Celiac disease affects an estimated three million Americans. 80% of Americans with celiac disease are not diagnosed and are needlessly suffering. People with a first degree relative with celiac disease have a […]
To cure celiac disease we must fundamentally shift how celiac disease research is conceptualized and conducted. Why? Because the current research paradigm for celiac disease, one that has existed for four decades, has not delivered a cure. Not only has it not delivered a cure, celiac disease research has produced only a single approved treatment […]
It wasn’t that long ago that the gluten-free diet became popular or even recognizable to the general public. There were very few options available, and even fewer that were appetizing. Today, the gluten-free lifestyle is all the rage – there are hundreds of blogs, recipe pages, and websites dedicated to living happily gluten-free. The gluten-free […]
Researchers have confirmed physical evidence of immune system activation and intestinal damage when wheat is consumed by some individuals without celiac disease and wheat allergy. For decades, but more so in recent years as awareness of celiac disease and the gluten-free diet has grown, patients have presented with severe abdominal issues, neurological complications, and other symptoms […]
There is no question that the popularity of “going gluten-free” has risen sharply in recent years. The question is, does a gluten-free diet (GFD) pose a true benefit to those without a diagnosis of celiac disease, or is it doing more harm than good? Norelle Reilly, MD, pediatric gastroenterologist at Columbia University, recently sought to […]