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Dr. Sheila Crowe Becomes President of American Gastroenterological Association

Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) is proud to announce that Sheila E. Crowe, MD, FRCPC, FACP, FACG, AGAF of University of California, San Diego (UCSD), a member of CDF’s esteemed Medical Advisory Board, is the new President of the American Gastroenterological Association. A clinician-scientist and Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology in the Department of Medicine […]

National Health Council Conference Focuses on Good Practices for Patient Engagement in Research

The pharmaceutical industry, the Food and Drug Administration, and disease advocacy organizations like Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) are all seeking meaningful patient engagement in the drug research and development process. There is considerable evidence that when patients are active participants in disease research, the drug development process is not only more cost and time efficient, […]

Anthem Offers Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG) for Celiac Disease

One of the leading causes of suffering in the celiac disease community is the significant time gap between when a patient first presents disease symptoms and a correct diagnosis by a physician. Studies show the average delay for a correct celiac disease diagnosis is 6-10 years. Furthermore, we estimate that 2.5 million Americans suffer from […]

Celiac Disease Foundation Urges You to Contact Your Senators to Ask Them to Support Critical Patient Protections During Senate Healthcare Reform Effort

The U.S. Senate is currently deciding how to handle healthcare reform and potentially crafting legislation to “repeal and replace” or otherwise modify the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Celiac Disease Foundation’s Legislative Action Center empowers you, your family, and your friends to quickly and easily contact your elected Representatives and Senators about issues of concern to […]

Survey Results: Would You Use an In-Home Gluten-Detecting Test?

Celiac Disease Foundation recently administered a survey to gauge community interest in using a simple in-home urine or stool test to monitor gluten intake. Through our iCureCeliac® patient registry, we have found that 53% of people with celiac disease continue to experience symptoms while on a strict gluten-free diet. The most common reason for persistent […]

Celiac Disease Foundation 2017 National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO Recap

Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) is pleased to announce that over 3,500 people – patients, family members, caregivers, healthcare professionals, researchers, biopharmaceutical and diagnostic company representatives, and gluten-free foodies – attended CDF’s annual National Conference & Gluten-Free EXPO on June 3-4, 2017 in Pasadena. The June 3rd Conference featured the Patients as Partners Research Symposium where attendees […]

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