Tag Archives: Celiac Disease

ImmusanT Finds Celiac Disease Might Be Diagnosed With A Single Gluten Challenge

ImmusanT, a clinical-stage company developing Nexvax2®, a therapeutic vaccine intended to protect against the effects of gluten exposure while maintaining a gluten-free diet, presented data at the 2017 International Celiac Disease Symposium (ICDS) in Delhi, India for a potential blood test that could detect celiac disease with a single gluten challenge. This blood test could also […]

How Will New FDA Strategies to Evaluate Benefits vs. Risks Impact Drug Development and Approval for Celiac Disease, Non-Celiac Gluten/Wheat Sensitivity, and Their Comorbidities?

On September 18, 2017, Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) representatives attended a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) meeting in White Oak, MD on the ongoing implementation of a benefit-risk framework to inform drug and medical device review and approval processes. Under legislative mandate, the FDA is seeking to formally incorporate the patient experience and perspective into […]

Celiac Disease Psychological Health Training Program Featured at APA Convention

This August, Celiac Disease Foundation and Children’s National Health System jointly exhibited at the American Psychological Association (APA) Convention in Washington, D.C. to promote the Celiac Disease & Gluten-Related Conditions Psychological Health Training Program to thousands of Convention attendees. Launched in February 2016, this free online program provides continuing education to primary care and mental health […]

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 […]