“A June 15 directive by the Vatican regarding the use of gluten-free communion hosts¹ has received considerable attention in the media. For example, a July 10 article in the New York Times was titled “Vatican Refuses to Go Gluten-Free at Communion.” The news coverage has generated some concern in the celiac disease community. It should […]
Accelerating diagnosis, treatments, and a cure for celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity through research, education, and advocacy.
On these very pages, the Celiac Disease Foundation has sought to bring you the most up-to-date information about medical research and studies in the areas of celiac disease prevalence, diagnosis, treatment, and comorbidity. In a comprehensive seminar shared with you here in both article and podcast form, co-authored by CDF Research Committee member, Benjamin Lebwohl, MD, […]
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 Foundation is excited to host our 2nd Annual New York 5K Turkey Trot run/walk on Saturday, November 4, 2017, in Oyster Bay, NY. This year’s 5K event will again take place at Theodore Roosevelt Park.
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 […]
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 […]