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Adult Celiac Disease Follow-Up Checklist

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Patients with celiac disease who do not adhere to a strict, gluten-free diet have been found to have an increased mortality risk, and report poorer quality of life. They often have significant nutritional deficiencies and are at an increased risk for associated autoimmune disorders, other serious conditions, and cancers. Long-term follow-up care is needed to […]

Pediatric Celiac Disease Follow-Up Checklist

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Celiac Disease Foundation’s medical experts have developed a list of best practices to assure optimal care for your child diagnosed with celiac disease. This includes regular physician visits and counseling with a dietitian expert in celiac disease and the gluten-free diet.

Find a Healthcare Practitioner

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The CDF Healthcare Practitioner Directory is a free listing of physicians, dietitians, mental health professionals and allied health providers in all 50 states, who treat patients with celiac disease and other gluten-related disorders.

Federal Benefits

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Federal benefits are available to Americans with diagnosed celiac disease. These benefits include public school accommodations for children and college students, a medical deduction for gluten-free foods, and unemployment disability benefits if more than one year of work is missed.

Celiac Disease Abroad

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Traveling can be frustrating when you have celiac disease. A foreign language may limit you from asking the right questions to prevent gluten ingestion. Fortunately, there are celiac associations around the world who can help, and countries with policies to protect those with celiac disease or who must follow a gluten-free diet.