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The Importance of Detecting Celiac Disease in Later Life

Researchers based in Finland and the UK recently conducted a review of existing literature on celiac disease in later life. The article, published in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, highlights how celiac disease can often be missed in the elderly population due to the dismissal of subtle celiac disease symptoms, such as fatigue, as being due […]

*Chad Hines

If you’re reading this letter, then you have been affected in some way by celiac disease and/or a gluten-related disorder.  Whether you found Celiac Disease Foundation due to yourself, a loved one, friend or colleague being diagnosed, I understand what you’ve been going through. I’ve always felt that it’s incredibly beneficial to connect with others […]

Celiac Disease Foundation Featured in USA Today

Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) was featured in a recent article in MediaplanetUSA’s Digestive Wellness campaign, distributed within the centerfold of USA Today on December 18, 2015. This campaign showcases the stigma surrounding digestive disorders and why many individuals experiencing symptoms do not seek help from a gastroenterologist. In addition to educating readers on the different […]

*PEER Portal

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Women’s Health & Celiac Disease

Women have special considerations when it comes to nutrition, no matter what stage of life they are in. Women with celiac disease need to be particularly mindful of getting adequate nutrients in the diet if they have been malnourished from years of undiagnosed celiac disease. Struggles with conceiving and risk of osteoporosis are of particular […]

Take Care of Your Heart

Did you know, those diagnosed with celiac disease have an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases? An article published last year found that individuals with celiac disease were almost two times more likely to develop coronary artery disease (CAD), and 1.4 times more likely to have a stroke. The study did not pinpoint the reason behind this association, […]

Managing Diabetes and Celiac Disease

A diagnosis of both type 1 diabetes and celiac disease comes with questions and adjustment. Keep in mind the following advice from the CDF Medical Advisory Board for managing this dual diagnosis: Give yourself time and find a great team Find a great physician and dietitian to help you in this journey. YOU are the […]

Happy Gluten-Free Holidays

At Celiac Disease Foundation, we understand that the holidays can be a challenging time of year for those with celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders. Rather than bringing joy and cheer, the holidays can bring anxiety and concern for people on restricted diets. Whether you are a guest at a holiday party or you are […]