The results of a large cross-sectional study published in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics showed that psychological distress and poor knowledge of the gluten-free diet were independent risk factors for inadequate adherence to the gluten-free diet among celiac disease patients. At present, the only available treatment for celiac disease is maintaining a lifelong, gluten-free diet. Consuming […]
Accelerating diagnosis, treatments, and a cure for celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity through research, education, and advocacy.
On Monday, June 18, 2018, the Celiac Disease Foundation joined California nonprofit organizations in signing a letter of support for Assembly Bill 2252. There is currently no centralized state database in California where nonprofits can locate grants for which they may be eligible to apply. This leaves many nonprofits unaware of potential state agency funding […]
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 […]
We are pleased to announce that Celiac Disease Foundation CEO, Marilyn G. Geller, received the Center for Nonprofit Management Inspiring Leaders Award on June 14th, for her innovative approach in accelerating diagnosis, treatments, and a cure for celiac disease and non-celiac gluten/wheat sensitivity. Marilyn was particularly selected for this award because of the progress made […]
All plants take up the nutrients they need from soil. When soil is polluted with toxic elements, such as cadmium, lead, arsenic, and mercury, plants take them up because they mistake them for essential nutrients. Long-term exposure to toxic metals can increase our risk of various diseases. Regulatory agencies have set limits for the presence […]
Celiac Disease Foundation congratulates Sheila E. Crowe, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FACG, AGAF of University of California, San Diego (UCSD), a member of our esteemed Medical Advisory Board, for her service as the 2017-2018 American Gastroenterological Association President. A clinician-scientist and Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine at UCSD, Dr. Crowe is […]