February 17 marks the launch of the CDF and Children’s National Health System program to educate healthcare providers about celiac disease and the psychological factors related to living with this chronic disease. Register today for this free seminar, underwritten by a generous grant from the Resnick Family.
Celiac Disease Foundation drives diagnosis, treatment and a cure for celiac disease through advocacy, education and research to improve the quality of life for all people affected by gluten-related disorders
On February 1, 2016, the Effective Health Care (EHC) Program at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) released its first-ever evidence review on Diagnosis of Celiac Disease. AHRQ is a government agency tasked with producing evidence to improve the quality of healthcare while working with partners to ensure that the evidence is understood and used. […]
At least 20% of individuals with celiac disease continue to have symptoms on a gluten-free diet. Other estimates show that more than one third of celiac disease patients have altered gut motility or “IBS-like” symptoms (Sainsbury, Sanders, & Ford, 2013). Likewise, about 25% of those with non-celiac gluten sensitivity also continue to have symptoms on […]
In keeping with our mission to advance research by leveraging technology, Celiac Disease Foundation is pleased to announce the February launch of iCureCeliac, a patient-powered research network (PPRN). At iCureCeliac, people living with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity can help facilitate new treatments and a cure by safely and securely contributing their health information online. Patients will also be […]
If you’ve recently been told you need to follow a gluten-free diet for health reasons, it is very important to completely eliminate gluten from your diet. This is a lifestyle change that will take time and practice to become “normal.” Here are important tips to get you started, or to refresh your knowledge: Educate Yourself About Gluten […]
Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF)’s Registered Dietitian, Janelle Smith, was featured in a recent article in the New York Post on January 19, 2016. The article discusses how the gluten-free diet may not be the answer to everyone’s health issues. There is a common misconception that gluten-free food options are healthier than their gluten-filled counterparts. This […]