For people with celiac disease, vaccinations tend to work just as effectively as they do for the general population with one notable exception: hepatitis B. Celiac disease testing is recommended for non-responders to the hepatitis B vaccine who are not already diagnosed.
Accelerating diagnosis, treatments, and a cure for celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity through research, education, and advocacy.
I will spare you my righteous indignation (I did not, however, spare my spouse who got an earful yesterday morning). You and I both know that the comedian, Joy Behar, is a TV personality who gets paid by offending any and all. In case you missed her outrageous comments on MSNBC’s Morning Joe Show yesterday […]
Every New Year begins with the best of intentions. Read on for specialized info for those on the gluten-free diet to take your health to the next level in 2015 (plus tips to help these changes stick!) Maximize Your Health with Naturally Gluten-Free Foods There’s no need for expensive gluten-free health products that boast claims that seem too […]
On January 1, 2015 Celiac Disease Foundation launched its first Strategic Plan for the Years 2015-2018. Adopted unanimously by the CDF Board of Directors in December 2014, the Strategic Plan sets out the vision, mission and strategic priorities of the Foundation, building on the core operating values and assumptions underlying the Foundation’s approach to its mission. Executive Service Corps of […]
On Tuesday, December 16, Congress reinstated the Charitable IRA Rollover provision retroactively for 2014 and extended it only through December 31, 2014. Originally enacted in 2006, the Charitable IRA Rollover allows individuals age 70½ and older to make direct transfers up to $100,000 per year from individual retirement accounts to qualified charities without having to count the transfers as income […]
As we reflect on this past year, we want to thank you for your generous support, which has enabled us to achieve important advances in each of our key mission areas. CDF launched an Online Advocacy Program in order to encourage the public to bring celiac disease to the forefront of the nation’s healthcare agenda. […]