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

Neuropathy Linked to Celiac Disease


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 […]

Team Gluten-Free is Making a Difference!


Team Gluten-Free is a community fundraising program that provides a simple way for athletes and non-athletes alike to raise awareness and funds for Celiac Disease Foundation’s programs for advocacy, education, and advancing research. Fundraising efforts may include any event from marathons to triathlons, bake sales, movie nights, wedding favors, community service projects, or any way […]

A Balancing Act: Women’s Health and Celiac Disease, with Sheila Crowe, MD


Sheila Crowe, MD, CDF Medical Advisory Board Member, Vice President of the American Gastroenterological Association, and Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), delivered her presentation, A Balancing Act: Women’s Health and Celiac Disease, at the 2015 Celiac Disease Foundation National Conference & […]

Celiac Disease 101, with Joseph Murray, MD


At the 2015 Celiac Disease Foundation National Conference & Gluten Free EXPO, Joseph Murray, MD, a member of Celiac Disease Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board, and President of the North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (NASSCD), gave a presentation that outlined the biological, symptomatic, and epidemiological basics of celiac disease for conference attendees. […]

CDF Featured in Nurse Practitioner Perspective Magazine

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Celiac Disease Foundation works tirelessly year-round to educate the public about celiac disease, with May Celiac Awareness Month being an opportunity to expand our efforts even wider to touch more lives. Raising awareness about celiac disease has been a fundamental part of Celiac Disease Foundation’s mission since we were founded 25 years ago. As we come […]

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


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 […]

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