In a recent article, “Gluten Introduction to Infant Feeding and Risk of Celiac Disease: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis,” published in the Journal of Pediatrics, researchers, including three members of the Celiac Disease Foundation Medical Advisory Board, Joseph Murray, MD, Stefano Guandalini, MD, and Peter H. R. Green, MD, set out to compile and analyze data […]
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 […]
As a thank you for your sustained support of CDF’s work, Celiac Disease Foundation wants to share with you our first ever Annual Report, provided by a grant from the Taproot Foundation. In it, you will find descriptions of the range of our work on behalf of the celiac disease community, from funding research to […]
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, […]
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 […]
On November 9, 2015, Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) sent a letter to Congressman Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Subcommittees on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies. This letter urged the FDA to increase the FY16 budget to $2.8 billion dollars, which is $200 million more than the […]
Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) is pleased to announce that it has joined with Sharecare as a content collaborator to provide accessible, comprehensive information to the celiac disease community. Sharecare is an all-encompassing health and wellness engagement platform that provides people with personalized resources to help them live their healthiest lives. “We are thrilled about our […]
Celiac Disease Foundation has announced that it has partnered with the North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (NASSCD) to award a three-year, $150,000 grant to support young investigator research in celiac disease. This grant, which will begin with awards in 2016, will focus on finding cause and treatment for celiac disease sufferers.
Halloween candy is exciting for every child, but facing restrictions of a gluten-free diet while Trick-or-Treating can be challenging and disappointing for children. I suggest discussing the experience ahead of time to set expectations to keep the night fun. Also, it is important to discuss how candy will be eaten after Halloween night to encourage […]
Case reports in scientific literature over the past half century have demonstrated an association between iodine exposures and flare ups of dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), a form of celiac disease that results in itchy, blistering skin rashes.