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

Will There Ever Be a Drug for Celiac Disease?

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New drugs on the research horizon could spare people with celiac the pain of accidentally eating pizza or pasta. Even with the best intentions, living gluten-free is much easier said than done. It was almost impossible to tell which packaged “gluten-free” foods lived up to their claims until late last year when the U.S. Food […]

CDF Funds FDA GREAT3 Workshop in Washington, D.C.

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On March 30-31st, 2015, Celiac Disease Foundation Chief Executive Officer, Marilyn G. Geller, attended the FDA Public Workshop on Gastroenterology Regulatory Endpoints and the Advancement of Therapeutics (GREAT3) near Washington, D.C. This landmark conference addressed endpoints and outcome measures for trials for products intended to treat celiac disease and Irritable Bowel Disease. The second day […]

Biopsy Samples and the Diagnosis of Celiac Disease

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Those who have the standard clinical symptoms of celiac disease, such as sensitivity to gluten, irritability, abdominal pain, or a positive blood test, may undergo an endoscopy to confirm their diagnosis. During the procedure, doctors take samples of tissue (a biopsy) from the small intestine to see if there is damage or flattening of villi. Under a microscope, a […]

Team Gluten-Free Goes Off-Road at Renegade XTERRA Events as the Official Charity Partner

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Irvine, March 19, 2015 – Renegade Racing, a premier running, triathlon & adventure sports production company in Southern California, is excited to partner with Celiac Disease Foundation’s Team Gluten-Free (TGF) for the XTERRA Renegade Off-Road Triathlon, Duathlon & 3 Mile Trail Run Challenge.  TGF is a community fundraising program that provides a simple way for […]

CDF Joins Autoimmune Research Network (ARNet)

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Celiac Disease Foundation is pleased to announce our participation in the Autoimmune Research Network, known as ARNet. ARNet is a network of autoimmune disease advocacy organizations that will foster research into celiac disease and related autoimmune conditions. In consonance with CDF’s Strategic Plan to increase national awareness of the ramifications of undiagnosed celiac disease, the first goal of […]

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