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Celiac Disease Foundation Chief Executive Officer Receives National Award from Alpha Chi Omega

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Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) is proud to announce that Marilyn G. Geller, Chief Executive Officer, recently received a national award from Alpha Chi Omega Sorority, recognizing her accomplishments and achievements at CDF. The “Real. Strong. Women. Of Distinction” Award is a new initiative highlighting Alpha Chi Omega women who are on the road to achieving […]

Probiotics, Your Friend or Foe?

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Probiotics are live microorganisms that, when taken as a supplement, can help establish a healthy balance of bacteria in the gut. For many, the word bacteria often carries a negative connotation; however, bacteria play a crucial role in maintaining normal GI function and protecting the body from infection. Although there is no evidence-based research to […]

Promising Results for Celiac Disease Pipeline Drug

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Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune condition triggered by gluten that causes the body’s immune system to attack itself, damaging the small intestine. A wide range of symptoms can occur in different individuals, including but not limited to: unexplained iron-deficiency anemia, fatigue, bone or joint pain, arthritis, seizures or migraines, abdominal bloating and pain, and […]

Neuropathy Linked to Celiac Disease

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A member of CDF’s Medical Advisory Board, Peter Green, MD, recently studied the relationship between celiac disease (CD) and neuropathy, along with the expert knowledge of doctors Thawani, Brannagan, Lebwohl, and Ludviggson. Neuropathy is a condition that weakens nerve cells and inhibits normal nerve function. Our nerves are used for communicating with the brain and […]

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