Social media is a simple, yet powerful platform to raise awareness of celiac disease, 365 days a year.

Did you know 1 in 100 people worldwide have celiac disease, and 3 million Americans are undiagnosed, leaving them at risk for long-term health complications? Educating friends, family, and your social followers is an easy and effective way to raise awareness of celiac disease, which will help increase the diagnosis rate and save lives.

This social media toolkit provides you with materials and sample posts to educate your network, and be sure to follow the Celiac Disease Foundation’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and share our daily posts.

Join the fight in accelerating diagnosis, treatments, and a cure for celiac disease!

Sample Social Media Posts

Facebook Posts

FACT: Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune disorder. If an immediate family member has celiac disease, then the risk is 1 in 10 that you will have it, too. Learn more. https://celiac.org/about-celiac-disease/what-is-celiac-disease/

FACT: If left untreated, celiac disease can lead to additional serious conditions like Type 1 diabetes, heart disease, infertility and miscarriage, epilepsy, and cancers. Learn more. https://celiac.org/about-celiac-disease/what-is-celiac-disease/

FACT: Studies show that 30-50% of people on a gluten-free diet continue to experience symptoms and have intestinal damage, confirming the need for adjunct treatments to the gluten-free diet. https://celiac.org/main/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Celiac-Disease-Facts-and-Figures-FINAL-1.27.pdf

FACT: Currently, the only treatment for celiac disease is lifelong adherence to a strict gluten-free diet. Ingesting small amounts of gluten, like crumbs from a cutting board or toaster, can trigger small intestine damage. https://celiac.org/gluten-free-living/what-is-gluten/

FACT: Those with celiac disease have a 3.1x increased risk of death from liver disease, a 2.6x risk of death by pneumonia, and a 4x increased risk of small bowel cancer. https://celiac.org/main/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Celiac-Disease-Facts-and-Figures-FINAL-1.27.pd

Twitter Posts

Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune disorder. If an immediate family member has #celiacdisease, then the risk is 1 in 10 that you will have it, too. Learn more. https://celiac.org/about-celiac-disease/what-is-celiac-disease/

If left untreated, #celiacdisease can lead to additional serious conditions like Type 1 diabetes, heart disease, infertility & miscarriage, epilepsy, & cancers. https://celiac.org/about-celiac-disease/what-is-celiac-disease/

30-50% of celiacs on a #glutenfree diet continue to experience symptoms & intestinal damage, confirming the need for additional treatments. https://celiac.org/main/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Celiac-Disease-Facts-and-Figures-FINAL-1.27.pdf

The only treatment for #celiacdisease is lifelong adherence to a strict #glutenfree diet. Ingesting tiny amounts of gluten, like crumbs from a cutting board, can cause intestinal damage. https://celiac.org/gluten-free-living/what-is-gluten/

Those with #celiacdisease have a 3.1x increased risk of death from liver disease & a 4x increased risk of small bowel cancer. https://celiac.org/main/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/Celiac-Disease-Facts-and-Figures-FINAL-1.27.pdf

Instagram Posts

FACT: Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune disorder. If an immediate family member has celiac disease, then the risk is 1 in 10 that you will have it, too. Learn more at celiac.org.

FACT: If left untreated, celiac disease can lead to additional serious conditions like Type 1 diabetes, heart disease, infertility and miscarriage, epilepsy, and cancers. Learn more at celiac.org.

FACT: Studies show that 30-50% of people on a gluten-free diet continue to experience symptoms and have intestinal damage, confirming the need for adjunct treatments to the gluten-free diet. Learn more at celiac.org.

FACT: Currently, the only treatment for celiac disease is lifelong adherence to a strict gluten-free diet. Ingesting small amounts of gluten, like crumbs from a cutting board or toaster, can trigger small intestine damage. Learn more at celiac.org.

FACT: Those with celiac disease have a 3.1x increased risk of death from liver disease, a 2.6x risk of death by pneumonia, and a 4x increased risk of small bowel cancer. Learn more at celiac.org.

Infographics

Select the infographic you want to share. Right click and then select ‘save image as’ to save to your computer and share on your social networks.

Infographic: Celiac Disease and Mental Health

Infographic: iCure

Infographic: Limitations of Gluten-Related Disorder 

Infographic: The First Four Years

Infographic: Things You May Not Know

Infographic: Sex & Celiac Disease

 

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