In honor of Celiac Disease Awareness Month. I share my National Conference Welcome remarks: I have been the Celiac Disease Foundation for six years now. I have to say, it’s been quite a journey. I was gifted this position by Elaine Monarch, our visionary Founder. Thanks in large part to her efforts, celiac disease began […]
A new study suggests a protein produced by the Epstein-Barr virus can increase the risk of developing celiac disease and six other autoimmune diseases. A group of researchers from Cincinnati, Ohio developed an algorithm to investigate possible links between DNA-binding proteins, called transcription factors, and disease loci in the human genome. A disease locus is […]
“I look forward to working together to spotlight celiac disease and gluten-free champions in our community, and to our shared commitment to advance celiac disease research. Gluten-Free Living provides a unique platform to reach the many people following a gluten-free diet who so often feel alone and who struggle to find a supportive community and credible information.”
No one likes invasive medical procedures; doctors and researchers are always on the lookout for ways to diagnose celiac disease that avoid intestinal biopsy. This is especially true when it comes to babies and children. A recent study conducted in Spain and published in Revista Espanola De Enfermedades Digestivas evaluated the accuracy of a point-of-care […]
Clostridium difficile (C.diff) is a widely prevalent bacterium that causes abdominal cramping and diarrhea in affected individuals. In the United States, close to half a million people contract C.diff infection each year, and approximately 1.5% of those infected die as a direct result of the bacterium. Infection rates are highest in the elderly and in […]
The Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) was featured in a recent article in Media Planet’s USA Today’s Digestive Health campaign, distributed within the December issue of USA Today. This campaign focuses on the future of personal health. CDF’s article, “How to Maintain a Gluten-Free Diet With Celiac Disease,” discusses the transition to a gluten-free diet and […]
In the August 15, 2017 issue of the esteemed Journal of the American Medical Association, a spotlight was cast on celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity, with a comprehensive review of the current state of diagnostics, treatment, and prognosis. Celiac disease affects approximately 1% of the population worldwide. It is not yet exactly understood why […]
Celiac Disease Foundation is excited to host our 2nd Annual New York 5K Turkey Trot run/walk on Saturday, November 4, 2017, in Oyster Bay, NY. This year’s 5K event will again take place at Theodore Roosevelt Park.