Celiac Disease Foundation drives diagnosis and treatment of celiac disease through advocacy, education and advancing research to improve the quality of life for all people affected by gluten-related disorders

Celiac Disease Foundation Partners with Children’s National Health System for Broader Mental Health Education, Awareness, and Support Nationwide

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Living with a chronic illness that requires a lifelong commitment to a strict gluten-free diet can be difficult for anyone. For children and teens, the emotional and psychological impact associated with celiac disease can have particular and profound challenges. We know from emerging brain research, for example, that the teenage brain is especially sensitive to […]

CDF Attends 2015 Digestive Disease Week

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Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers, and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, and gastrointestinal surgery. Held on May 16-19 in Washington D.C., the meeting showcased new breakthroughs in celiac disease and gluten sensitivity research. Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) Chief Executive Officer, Marilyn G. Geller, attended to […]

Food for Thought, With CDF’s Dietary Leaders

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“You almost have to have a PhD in Food Science these days just to read a nutrition label,” Shelley Case, BSc, RD, CDF Medical Advisory Board Member, joked while addressing the confusion over ingredients to avoid on a gluten-free diet. Luckily, Case and two other leaders in gluten-free nutrition, Anne Roland Lee, EdD, RD, LD, […]

Gluten-free Community Unites at National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO

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Life-Changing Opportunity for Individuals with Celiac Disease and other Gluten-Related Disorders in Pasadena, CA May 2-3, 2015 Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) is pleased to announce that over 2,700 people – patients, family members, caregivers, healthcare professionals, and gluten-free foodies – attended CDF’s annual National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO on May 2-3, 2015 in Pasadena. The […]

Gluten-Free Diet and Asymptomatic Celiac Disease

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In the United States, an estimated three million Americans suffer from celiac disease. Due to lack of information about celiac disease manifestation, roughly 83% of Americans who experience symptoms go undiagnosed, and as a result, are not aware of the damage to their intestinal lining. There are also those who have the disease but show […]

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