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Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Releases Final Evidence Review on Diagnosis of Celiac Disease

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On February 1, 2016, the Effective Health Care (EHC) Program at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) released its first-ever evidence review on Diagnosis of Celiac Disease. AHRQ is a government agency tasked with producing evidence to improve the quality of healthcare while working with partners to ensure that the evidence is understood and used. […]

CDF to Launch iCureCeliac Patient-Powered Research Network

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In keeping with our mission to advance research by leveraging technology, Celiac Disease Foundation is pleased to announce the February launch of iCureCeliac, a patient-powered research network (PPRN). At iCureCeliac, people living with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity can help facilitate new treatments and a cure by safely and securely contributing their health information online. Patients will also be […]

Celiac Disease Foundation Receives $250,000 PCORI Award for Patient Participation in Research

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Training program for patients and caregivers will be offered at Celiac Disease Foundation’s National Conference April 30, 2016. In 2016, Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) continues to push researchers to investigate what is most important to patients when it comes to celiac disease potential treatments and cures. An award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) […]

Become a Beta Tester for the Unified Celiac Disease Registry – Now Through January 15, 2016

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The UCDR allows users to report online the patient experience of living with celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders in order to further accelerate research into treatments and a cure. Be the first to share your skills to accelerate a cure for celiac disease. Contact ucdr@celiac.org to request an invitation and receive a CDF Team […]

Infant Feeding and Risk of Celiac Disease: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

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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 […]

Celiac Disease Foundation Launches Young Investigator Awards in Partnership with the North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease

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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.

New Test to Measure Gluten Exposure in Celiac Disease Patients

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A new innovation from the biotechnology company Biomedal introduced a process to help monitor gluten intake for those attempting to adhere to a strict gluten-free diet (GFD). The test is sensitive enough to detect gluten consumed between four and six hours after consumption of gluten for up to two days after ingestion of a substance […]

Register Now for PCORI Annual Meeting Webcast

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The Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) holds its Annual Meeting October 6-8, 2015, bringing together members of the PCORI community, including Celiac Disease Foundation as a member of the PCORI Community Engaged Network for All (CENA) Patient-Powered Research Network. The two-and-a-half-day conference will update stakeholder communities on the highlights of the PCORI research portfolio, including […]

Celiac Disease and Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

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A common symptom of patients with undiagnosed celiac disease (CeD) is nutrient deficiency. When CeD patients consume gluten, it triggers the immune system to attack the microvilli of the small intestine, causing them to flatten and lose function. Microvilli are hair-like structures that assist with the absorption of vital nutrients and vitamins needed to lead […]