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 […]
Launched in February 2016, iCureCeliac® is a free online portal for patients, or their caregivers, to provide critical insights into life with celiac disease and gluten/wheat sensitivity. Anonymized questionnaire data, completed by iCureCeliac® participants under informed consent, are made available to researchers and governmental policy analysts to advance life-changing initiatives. Your participation will help create better diagnostic tools and treatments […]
Celiac Disease Foundation recently administered a survey to gauge community interest in using a simple in-home urine or stool test to monitor gluten intake. Through our iCureCeliac® patient registry, we have found that 53% of people with celiac disease continue to experience symptoms while on a strict gluten-free diet. The most common reason for persistent […]
Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) and the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) are proud to announce a partnership that will improve the health and well-being of the celiac disease and gluten-free communities. n order to create the most comprehensive nonprofit
In addition to improving treatments and finding a cure for celiac disease, iCureCeliac® is helping researchers appreciate the realities of living with celiac disease, helping to influencing what they choose to research and why.
To cure celiac disease we must fundamentally shift how celiac disease research is conceptualized and conducted. Why? Because the current research paradigm for celiac disease, one that has existed for four decades, has not delivered a cure. Not only has it not delivered a cure, celiac disease research has produced only a single approved treatment […]