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Lobbying for Healthcare Reform

What happens now to the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? Three factors are coming together to threaten American healthcare right now: The failure of the U.S. Congress to pass legislation to either “repeal or replace” the Affordable Care Act. Actions and threats from the Trump Administration to undermine basic pillars of the ACA. Clear weaknesses in […]

Assessing the Claims of Dietary Supplements

Maintaining a strict gluten-free diet, currently the only treatment available for patients with celiac disease, can be difficult and burdensome. It should come as no surprise, then, that patients are eager to investigate alternative treatments that might provide symptom relief, or ease the need for rigid adherence to a gluten-free diet. Enter the dietary supplement […]

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 […]

Marilyn’s Message July 2017

Marilyn Geller

After decades of research and the investment of tens of millions of dollars, there are no approved treatments for celiac disease beyond strict adherence to a gluten-free diet. The single best chance for changing this is iCureCeliac®. Your gifts last year helped us expand and improve this revolutionary research resource. Below is a brief accounting […]

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 […]

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 […]