In 1992, M.N. Marsh published a study aimed at measuring degrees of change seen in the structure of intestinal villi under microscopic scrutiny. Villi are finger-like projections which line the intestinal walls; their thin walls and large surface area are what allow for efficient absorption and digestion of nutrients. In patients with celiac disease, the […]
In addition to improving treatments and finding a cure for celiac disease, iCureCeliac® is helping researchers appreciate the realities of living with celiac disease, helping to influencing what they choose to research and why.
Patients with chronic diseases and their caregivers are demanding that any new health plan that emerges from Congress retains specific patient protections, including prohibiting pre-existing condition discrimination.
Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) and the North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (NASSCD) are proud to announce Matthew Shale, MD, PhD as the recipient of the Young Investigator Award.
Celiac Disease Foundation has launched a new Legislative Action Center to empower you, your family, and your friends to quickly and easily contact your elected Representatives about issues of concern to the celiac disease and non-celiac wheat/gluten sensitive community. We are urging you to use the Legislative Action Center right now to demand that your […]
Los Angeles, CA (January 20, 2017) – Celiac Disease Foundation, the nation’s leading voluntary health organization for celiac disease, announces the appointment of two officers to its Board of Directors. The new appointments are Chair James J. Watson of Park West Asset Management LLC and Treasurer Christopher J. Holland of AXIS Re US. The Foundation also […]
The first annual Team Gluten-Free Turkey Trot in Oyster Bay, NY drew 125 participants and raised nearly $25,000! A picture perfect day on the beach greeted our families, who were welcomed by tables filled with gluten-free food and Team Gluten-Free swag. This year’s participants ranged from age four through 85, with our youngest medal winner […]
A study published November 3, 2016 in the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology, found that nearly 20% of children with celiac disease continued to show intestinal damage, despite adhering to a gluten-free diet for one year or more. The study, conducted by researchers at the Celiac Research Program at Harvard Medical School, sought to assess the accuracy […]
Éclair Naturals Partners with Celiac Disease Foundation (Chatsworth, CA – November 2016) ‒ Éclair Naturals, a new luxuriously pure gluten-free bath, body, and hair care line (eclairnaturals.com) is excited to announce that is it now a Proud Sponsor of Celiac Disease Foundation through 2017. Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF)) is a non-profit organization that drives […]
Researchers recently screened stored serum samples of over 6,000 individuals who participated in a National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III: 1988-1992). Each sample was tested for IgA anti-tTG and IgA endomysial antibodies, with the intention of determining whether a positive test correlated with increased risk of mortality in those age 50 and older. […]