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Celiac Disease and Oral Health: What Dentists Need to Know

Celiac disease affects 1% of the population worldwide and can manifest in the digestive system, as well as in every organ in the body. Common symptoms of celiac disease include diarrhea, vomiting, constipation, and failure to thrive in children, and fatigue, bone or joint pain, depression and anxiety, and migraines in adults. But among the […]

Gluten-Free and Low-FODMAP Recipe Videos

ProNourish™, a nutritional drink brand from Nestlé Health Science (NHS), has launched short “hands and pans” videos of quick and easy gluten-free and low-FODMAP snack ideas to support people with digestive sensitivities. These videos are being released in conjunction with a year-long collaboration between ProNourishTM Nutritional Drink and the Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF). Watch the […]

iCureCeliac® Reports 16 Month Progress

iCureCeliac® is the only public celiac disease patient registry designed to help researchers better understand, and ultimately cure, celiac disease and non-celiac gluten/wheat sensitivity. iCureCeliac® allows patients to contribute medical information and their experiences living with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten/wheat sensitivity to advance life-changing initiatives in research, education, and advocacy. Your participation in iCureCeliac® will help […]

Celiac Disease Editorial in Mediaplanet’s 2017 Asthma & Allergy Campaign

Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) works tirelessly year-round to educate the public about celiac disease and non-celiac gluten/wheat sensitivity. Raising awareness of celiac disease has been a founding principal of CDF since our inception 27 years ago. As we come to learn more about celiac disease and non-celiac gluten/wheat sensitivity and their impact, the urgency of […]

Dr. Sheila Crowe Becomes President of American Gastroenterological Association

Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) is proud to announce that Sheila E. Crowe, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FACG, AGAF of University of California, San Diego (UCSD), a member of CDF’s esteemed Medical Advisory Board, is the new President of the American Gastroenterological Association. A clinician-scientist and Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine […]

National Health Council Conference Focuses on Good Practices for Patient Engagement in Research

The pharmaceutical industry, the Food and Drug Administration, and disease advocacy organizations like Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) are all seeking meaningful patient engagement in the drug research and development process. There is considerable evidence that when patients are active participants in disease research, the drug development process is not only more cost and time efficient, […]

Anthem Offers Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) for Celiac Disease

One of the leading causes of suffering in the celiac disease community is the significant time gap between when a patient first presents disease symptoms and a correct diagnosis by a physician. Studies show the average delay for a correct celiac disease diagnosis is 6-10 years. Furthermore, we estimate that 2.5 million Americans suffer from […]

Celiac Disease Foundation Urges You to Contact Your Senators to Ask Them to Support Critical Patient Protections During Senate Healthcare Reform Effort

The U.S. Senate is currently deciding how to handle healthcare reform and potentially crafting legislation to “repeal and replace” or otherwise modify the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Celiac Disease Foundation’s Legislative Action Center empowers you, your family, and your friends to quickly and easily contact your elected Representatives and Senators about issues of concern to […]

Survey Results: Would You Use an In-Home Gluten-Detecting Test?

Celiac Disease Foundation recently administered a survey to gauge community interest in using a simple in-home urine or stool test to monitor gluten intake. Through our iCureCeliac® patient registry, we have found that 53% of people with celiac disease continue to experience symptoms while on a strict gluten-free diet. The most common reason for persistent […]