On August 2, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration issued a final rule defining “gluten-free” for food labeling to help consumers, especially those living with celiac disease and non-celiac gluten/wheat sensitivity, trust that items labeled “gluten-free” meet a defined standard for gluten content. This rule was officially implemented one year later in August of 2014. Bringing […]
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Clinical Guide details the sequential management decisions and interventions for the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric celiac disease. AMBLER, Penn., May 23, 2017 – The Celiac Disease Foundation and the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) announce the release of the NASPGHAN Clinical Guide for Pediatric Celiac Disease, an easy-to-use and convenient […]
Rice has been found to contain varying amounts of arsenic. Rice plants absorb arsenic from flooded paddy soils, but the amount and type of arsenic depends on many factors, such as the type of rice, the way the rice is grown, and the way it is processed. Rice soaks up arsenic more easily and at higher […]
The Center for Celiac Research at Massachusetts General Hospital, MassGeneral Hospital for Children, and the Celiac Research Program at Harvard Medical School, recently launched the Celiac Disease Genomic Environmental Microbiome and Metabolomic Study (CDGEMM) to understand the role that our genes, our gut microbiome, and environmental factors play in the development of celiac disease. 200 babies […]
The only treatment for celiac disease is strict adherence to a gluten-free diet and, in an ideal world, compliance with this treatment would reverse all symptoms and physical attributes of the disease (i.e. damage to the small intestine). Unfortunately, that is not always the case; many patients continue to experience a wide range of symptoms […]
Check out this slideshow, featuring Dr. Alessio Fasano, about celiac disease’s millennia-long rise to prominence. Thanks to the tremendous efforts of Dr. Fasano and his colleagues, celiac disease is now known to have a global footprint.