Washington, D.C. - May 16, 2013: In honor of Celiac Disease Awareness Month, Representatives Tim Ryan and Nita Lowey introduced the Gluten in Medicine Disclosure Act in order to make it easier to identify gluten in drug products.
CDF CEO, Marilyn Geller, quoted throughout article in FoodServiceDirector.com analyzing the collateral effects of the settlement between Lesley University and the Department of Justice after the DOJ found that food allergies* may constitute a disability under the ADA
*Celiac disease is often mis-categorized as a food allergy notwithstanding the differentiation between the body's autoimmune vs. allergic reactions.
Celiac Disease Foundation delivers gluten-free data at 2012 conference
This year’s program delivered gobs of the latest gluten-free medical and diet information. With opening remarks by Marc Riches, President, Board of Directors, and a team led by new Chief Operating Officer, Marilyn Geller and Chief Development Officer, Deborah Ceizler, the team delivered a smooth flowing, informative day.
Marilyn Grunzweig Geller is New Chief Operating Officer and Deborah J. Ceizler is Chief Development Officer of Celiac Disease Foundation: The Leading National Organization for Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity.
CDF featured in Los Angeles Times/Media Planet supplement on Celiac Awareness
March 11, 2011 - This issue features stories about the struggle to get diagnosed, families with celiac members, how restaurants are becoming more accommodating with gluten-free items on their menu and a Q&A with doctors who are celiac disease experts.
CDF featured in USA Today/Media Planet supplement on Celiac Disease
The rate at which celiac disease is diagnosed often depends on the level of the physician’s awareness and knowledge of the disease. Research indicates that a celiac patient can see a succession of physicians and specialists over an average period of 9 years before the true source of their illness is accurately diagnosed and treated...
CDF featured in USA Today/Media Planet supplement on Digestive Wellness
Celiac disease is one of the most commonly under diagnosed conditions in the United States. Individuals may present to their physicians a variety of symptoms, not only from the gastrointestinal tract, but also in the skin, joints, reproductive and endocrine systems. People often go to several physicians before receiving the correct diagnosis...
Medical information provided on this site has been prepared by medical professionals and reviewed by Celiac Disease Foundation's Medical Advisory Board for accuracy. Information contained on this site should only be used with the advice of your physician or health care professional.
Celiac Disease Foundation 20350 Ventura Blvd Ste 240 Woodland Hills CA 91364