Celiac Disease

  1. Frequently Asked Questions About Celiac Disease

    Brief answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about celiac disease... ...

  2. What is dermatitis herpetiformis?

    Dermatitis herpetiformis (DH) is an extremely itchy, chronic skin rash with bumps and blisters typically found on the elbows, knees, back and buttocks.  The cause is unknown, however it is frequently linked to celiac disease.  The diagnosis of DH i ...

  3. Justice Department To Lesley University: Meal Plans Must Include Students with Celiac Disease and Food Allergies

    Massachusetts college students with Celiac Disease (CD) had something to celebrate on New Years Eve. No, not gluten-free beer in all the dorms. Rather, The Justice Department’s agreement with Lesley University in Cambridge, mandating that students ...

  4. General References on Celiac Disease & Gluten Sensitivity

    The First Year: Celiac Disease and Living Gluten-Free: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed  By Jules E. Dowler Shepard. December 2008. ...

  5. Closer To The Cause: Breast Feeding and Environmental Bacteria Exposure Show Reduced Risk of CD

    Trying to pin the cause on the celiac disease (CD) donkey has been going on for decades. But lately it seems research is ramping up, especially with numbers of those diagnosed with CD in the U.S. quadrupling in the past 50 years. Needless to say, p ...

  6. Spring Birthdays Increases the Risk of Celiac Disease?

    If you are into astrology, then supposedly a birth date can tell a lot about a person. If you are into science, then two research studies point to spring and summer birthdays as a potential risk factor for celiac disease (CD). These studies build u ...

  7. Survey Says: One Third of Americans Cutting Back or Eliminating Gluten

    The gluten-free bandwagon is growing, and four years worth of data collection just released is confirming this. The NPD Group, an international market information company, reported earlier this month that one in every three U.S. adults claims to ha ...

  8. Gluten in Medicine Identification Act

    We need your help! Contact your congressman about the Gluten in Medication Identification Act ...

  9. FDA Issues an Official Food Labeling Definition for "Gluten-Free"

    Today marks a significant milestone for the 3 million people in the United States with celiac disease and/or gluten sensitivity – the FDA has finally issued a ruling that specifically defines what “gluten-free” on a food label means. ...

  10. New Guidelines for Screening and Testing for Celiac DIsease

    The American College of Gastroenterology has issued new guidelines for screening and testing for Celiac Disease.  The hope is that these guidelines may lead to earlier and more definitive diagnosis of CD.  Below are some of the highlights of the ne ...