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Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked with Non-Celiac Wheat Sensitivity

In a new study, researchers from Columbia University Medical Center have found that a significant subset of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome has gastrointestinal symptoms and blood markers associated with non-celiac wheat sensitivity (NCWS). Extreme fatigue that does not improve with rest is the defining symptom of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), commonly known as chronic fatigue […]

Elevated Serology a Red Flag for Men Over 50

Researchers recently screened stored serum samples of over 6,000 individuals who participated in a National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III: 1988-1992). Each sample was tested for IgA anti-tTG and IgA endomysial antibodies, with the intention of determining whether a positive test correlated with increased risk of mortality in those age 50 and older. […]

CDF Joins with Representatives Tim Ryan and Nita Lowey in Introducing the Gluten in Medicine Disclosure Act of 2015

September 30, 2015 Washington, DC – Representatives Tim Ryan (OH-13) and Nita Lowey (NY-17) introduce the Gluten in Medicine Identification Act, which makes it easier to identify gluten in pharmaceutical products. This legislation requires drugs intended for humans use labels contain a statement identifying the source of any ingredient constituting or derived from a grain […]

CDF Endorses “Gluten in Medicine Identification Act”

In 2013, Representative Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) introduced legislation that would apply gluten labeling requirements on all medications, both prescription and over-the-counter. We strongly endorsed this legislation when it was first introduced in 2013, but it never made it to a vote. This year, we pledge to re-double our efforts, along with other celiac disease organizations, […]

International Celiac Disease Symposium 2015 – a Dietitian’s Perspective

At the International Celiac Disease Symposium (ICDS), celiac practitioners, researchers, patients, and leaders from around the world come together to share their collective knowledge and experience, and to propel forward the practices of treating and preventing gluten-related disorders. This is the one place to go to find the world’s experts in celiac disease, as they […]