Elaine Monarch founded Celiac Disease Foundation to give voice to the millions of celiac disease sufferers who were being systematically ignored by doctors, medical researchers, and our government. A major part of our work over the last 30 years has been advocacy, including a successful campaign to secure gluten-free labeling regulations. Today, I am writing to […]
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 […]
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 […]
Considering the rising number of cases of celiac disease, and its extremely detrimental effects on childhood development, leading to malabsorption and failure to thrive, it is becoming more necessary to find a means to properly diagnose young children.
Newly diagnosed patients with celiac disease were found to be at risk of metabolic syndrome and hepatic steatosis upon adopting a gluten-free diet. An in-depth nutritional assessment is recommended at diagnosis and during follow-up.
New drugs on the research horizon could spare people with celiac the pain of accidentally eating pizza or pasta. Even with the best intentions, living gluten-free is much easier said than done. It was almost impossible to tell which packaged “gluten-free” foods lived up to their claims until late last year when the U.S. Food […]
The Kansas Wheat Commission is spending $200,000 to identify everything in wheat’s DNA sequences that can trigger a reaction in people suffering from celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder in which eating even tiny amounts of gluten can damage the small intestine.
Irvine, March 19, 2015 – Renegade Racing, a premier running, triathlon & adventure sports production company in Southern California, is excited to partner with Celiac Disease Foundation’s Team Gluten-Free (TGF) for the XTERRA Renegade Off-Road Triathlon, Duathlon & 3 Mile Trail Run Challenge. TGF is a community fundraising program that provides a simple way for […]
Underscoring its role as a leader in online tools for the gluten-free community, Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) today launched the Gluten-Free Allergy-Free Marketplace, a new retail destination hosted on celiac.org. Featured at celiac.org/marketplace, the Marketplace showcases products and services from companies that care about the gluten-free and allergy-free community, and have made a deep commitment […]
Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) will become an Official Charity Partner of the 2015 TCS New York City Marathon, it was announced today by CDF Team Gluten-Free Coordinator Gillian Entin. The race will take place on Sunday, November 1, 2015. Interested runners should contact Gillian at email@example.com.