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Celiac Disease Foundation CEO Contributes to Prague Consensus Report, “Transition from childhood to adulthood in coeliac disease”

Until there is a cure, patients who develop and are diagnosed with celiac disease as children will have to manage their disease for the rest of their lives. We all know how difficult the transition to adulthood can be for otherwise healthy children. For children with a chronic disorder that is self-managed through lifelong nutrition […]

10 Things Every Gastroenterologist Should Know

Gastroenterologists often play an important role in the diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease. The 2015 article, Celiac Disease: Ten Things Every Gastroenterologist Should Know, co-written by Joseph Murray, MD, member of Celiac Disease Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board, gives an outline of questions your gastroenterologist should feel comfortable answering and what you should be aware […]

Innovate Biopharmaceuticals Completes License For Late-Stage Celiac Disease Asset From Alba Therapeutics

Currently, the only treatment for a patient diagnosed with celiac disease is a strict gluten-free diet for life. Maintaining a diet completely free of gluten can be very costly and challenging. Many patients’ intestines don’t heal completely while on a gluten-free diet, because of issues with cross-contact with, and an inability to find, strictly gluten-free […]

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

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

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

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

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 […]