Halloween candy is exciting for every child, but facing restrictions of a gluten-free diet while Trick-or-Treating can be challenging and disappointing for children. I suggest discussing the experience ahead of time to set expectations to keep the night fun. Also, it is important to discuss how candy will be eaten after Halloween night to encourage […]
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
Case reports in scientific literature over the past half century have demonstrated an association between iodine exposures and flare ups of dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), a form of celiac disease that results in itchy, blistering skin rashes.
Celiac Disease Foundation was selected in December 2014 to participate in PCORnet, the national resource designed to harness the power of partnerships and health data to allow researchers to conduct clinical research faster, more efficiently, and less expensively than is possible now. There is a 30 day period for our medical and research communities to […]
This month’s Delight Hero, Marilyn Geller has used her public health advocacy and software expertise to lead the way in celiac advocacy, research and education. As a mother to a son with celiac disease, this advocacy has become her lifelong mission.
September 30, 2015 Washington, DC – Representatives Tim Ryan (OH-13) and Nita Lowey (NY-17) introduce the Gluten in Medicine Identification Act, which makes it easier to identify gluten in pharmaceutical products. This legislation requires drugs intended for humans use labels contain a statement identifying the source of any ingredient constituting or derived from a grain […]
A new innovation from the biotechnology company Biomedal introduced a process to help monitor gluten intake for those attempting to adhere to a strict gluten-free diet (GFD). The test is sensitive enough to detect gluten consumed between four and six hours after consumption of gluten for up to two days after ingestion of a substance […]