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Accelerating diagnosis, treatments, and a cure for celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity through research, education, and advocacy.

Lobbying for Healthcare Reform

What happens now to the Affordable Care Act (ACA)? Three factors are coming together to threaten American healthcare right now: The failure of the U.S. Congress to pass legislation to either “repeal or replace” the Affordable Care Act. Actions and threats from the Trump Administration to undermine basic pillars of the ACA. Clear weaknesses in […]

Celiac Disease Psychological Health Training Program Featured at APA Convention

This August, Celiac Disease Foundation and Children’s National Health System jointly exhibited at the American Psychological Association (APA) Convention in Washington, D.C. to promote the Celiac Disease & Gluten-Related Conditions Psychological Health Training Program to thousands of Convention attendees. Launched in February 2016, this free online program provides continuing education to primary care and mental health […]

Assessing the Claims of Dietary Supplements

Maintaining a strict gluten-free diet, currently the only treatment available for patients with celiac disease, can be difficult and burdensome. It should come as no surprise, then, that patients are eager to investigate alternative treatments that might provide symptom relief, or ease the need for rigid adherence to a gluten-free diet. Enter the dietary supplement […]

NASPGHAN Clinical Guide for Pediatric Celiac Disease Healthcare Practitioners Forum Developed

In fulfilling our mission to increase the diagnosis rate of celiac disease, Celiac Disease Foundation (CDF) is proud to announce the launch of the Clinical Forum, an addition to the NASPGHAN Clinical Guidelines for Pediatric Celiac Disease developed last month. Celiac disease affects 1% of the population worldwide, including three million Americans, but only approximately 20% (500,000) […]

Celiac Disease and Oral Health: What Dentists Need to Know

Celiac disease affects 1% of the population worldwide and can manifest in the digestive system, as well as in every organ in the body. Common symptoms of celiac disease include diarrhea, vomiting, constipation, and failure to thrive in children, and fatigue, bone or joint pain, depression and anxiety, and migraines in adults. But among the […]

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