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Celiac Sprue Association Conference Oct 4-6th! by Cheryl H. Registered Dietician Posted Tue 11 Sep 2012 10:18pm I am really excited to be moderating a panel on Gluten Free Blogging at 35th Annual Celiac Sprue Association on October 4-6th on Long Island in Hauppauge, NY. There will be great sessions on the latest and greatest from the Columbia Celiac Center, dietary tips, gluten-sensitivity, and panels on gluten-free baking, travel, and dining out. Ther ... Read on »
Amazing Awareness - Celiac Sprue Association Video by marylandceliac Posted Fri 01 May 2009 12:00am On May 16, Debbie Paul and Diane Craig of the Celiac Sprue Association appeared on the Sacramento news. This video does a great job of explaining celiac symptoms and gluten free foods. The video mentions osteoporosis. Remember, if you have celiac disease to get a bone density scan, a quick and simple scan of your hips and spine done at some ... Read on »
Celiac Sprue Association Needs Your Help In North Carolina by glutenfreeraleigh Posted Fri 04 Jun 2010 12:00am This is for CSA members and friends living in North Carolina. You can help all celiacs! Contact your Senator! Your US Senator Richard Burr has yet to support adding barley, rye and common oats as hazards in a “Managers Amendment” to S. 510, the Food Safety Modernization Act . Allergen designation will only cover WHEAT. This bill is expected to c ... Read on »
Celiac Disease, Refractory Sprue, Gluten Intolerance & Wheat Allergies? by Vanessa M. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:17am As the Director of Programming & Communications for the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, I get the same question several times a day: what is the difference between celiac disease, refractory sprue, gluten intolerance and a wheat allergy. Last week, I had the privilege of working with Dr. Daniel Leffler from The Celiac Center at Bet ... Read on »
Celiac Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. People who have celiac disease cannot tolerate a protein called gluten, found in wheat, rye, and barley. Gluten is found mainly in foods but may also be found in products we use every d ... Read on »
Adult-Diagnosed Celiac Disease: Better Late Than Never by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 7:17pm Hippocrates said “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”. How right he was when it comes to Celiac Disease. I’ve  learned this personally since being diagnosed with Celiac Disease 10 years ago. Celiac Disease is the only disease where nutrition is both the cause and the “cure”. For 1 in 133, or an estimated 1.5 million American ... Read on »
Tomorrow, September 13, 2009 is National Celiac Disease Awareness Day by adventuresgfmom Posted Sat 12 Sep 2009 12:00am As a service to members, the Celiac Sprue Association , on a periodic basis, apprises the celiac community of information and available services in the United States. Were you one of the 87,189 Unique Visitors to the CSA website during August? v  National Celiac Disease Awareness Day is September 13, 2009 ... Read on »
Celiac Disease & Women by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:05am Celiac disease affects about twice as many women as men, and in the United States, it affects two million people or about one in 133 people. Celiac statistics indicate that under 5% of people suffering from celiac disease have been diagnosed, which means many are suffering from undiagnosed problems with gluten in their diets. According to the ... Read on »
What I need to know about Celiac Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm What is celiac disease? Having celiac disease means a person can’t eat gluten, a protein found in wheat, rye, or barley. Gluten may also be found in some medicines. Celiac disease is hereditary, meaning it runs in families. The treatment for celiac disease is a gluten-free diet. Other names for celiac disease are celiac sprue and glu ... Read on »
CELIAC DISEASE – COMMON YET RARELY DIAGNOSED by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Fri 28 May 2010 2:19pm FULL OF GLUTEN           A nursing friend and former colleague of mine has had celiac disease (CD) for quite some time.  I didn’t know much about the disorder until she went to Italy for a whole month and I learned about her eating habits while she was gone.  This is a disease that is more common than one would think.  It actually aff ... Read on »