In a perfect world, every patient with celiac disease would diligently follow a completely gluten-free diet, without a speck of gluten to cause intestinal damage and associated symptoms. Unfortunately, gluten is nearly impossible to avoid entirely. It is also true that not every patient is strict about the diet, as it can be difficult, costly, […]
Accelerating diagnosis, treatments, and a cure for celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity through research, education, and advocacy.
On February 21, 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule to modify the definition of short-term, limited duration insurance to exclude it from individual health insurance coverage. Short-term, limited duration plans (STLDPs) are not required to meet Affordable Care Act (ACA) requirements, as they are currently only intended for […]
Maintaining political nonpartisanship is an essential component of all 501(c)(3) organizations, including religious congregations, charitable nonprofits, and foundations. Per the IRS tax code, in exchange for their tax-exempt status and the ability to receive tax-deductible contributions, 501(c)(3) organizations agree to not engage in “any political campaign on behalf of (or in opposition to) any candidate […]
Dr. Schär USA, Inc. (Dr. Schär), a global manufacturer of gluten-free foods (brand name Schär), and a supporter of the celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitive communities since the 1980s, is a Proud Sponsor of the Celiac Disease Foundation, a nonprofit organization. The Celiac Disease Foundation accelerates diagnosis, treatments, and a cure for celiac disease […]
Researchers based in Finland and the UK recently conducted a review of existing literature on celiac disease in later life. The article, published in Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, highlights how celiac disease can often be missed in the elderly population due to the dismissal of subtle celiac disease symptoms, such as fatigue, as being due […]
It is well established that following a strict, gluten-free diet is the only effective treatment for celiac disease, but does the diet have benefits for other ailments?