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UChicago Celiac Disease Center – Virtual Family Education Day
May 20 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
This year’s Family Education Event will take place virtually and explore Celiac Disease throughout the continuum of care. All are welcome. The event is free, but registration is required.
8:30 – 8:40 Welcome and Opening Thoughts
8:40 – 9:05 Session 1 – Medical
Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis of Celiac Disease – Ritu Verma, MD, ChB
Family Coping Styles – Ritu Verma, MD, ChB and Priyanka Chugh, MD, MS presents on parenting children with celiac and without in the same household
Follow Up – Ritu Verma, MD, ChB discusses the importance of follow-ups and speaking with a dietitian, psychologist, educators, research assistants, and doctor regularly and as needed depending on patient needs
9:05 – 9:35 Session 2a – Emotional
Jennifer Wildes, PhD Presents on the topic of disordered eating
9:35 – 9:40 BREAK
9:40 – 10:10 Session 2b – Emotional
9:40 – 10:00 People Coping With Celiac Disease in Creative Ways (panel discussion)
Erin Smith of Gluten-Free Globetrotter
Kim Thomas of Let Them Eat Gluten-Free Cake on YouTube
Michael Frolichstein and Cameron Weiner of Celiac Project Podcast
Shane Goldberg Author of From Surviving to Thriving
Chloe Goldberg – Gluten Free Cooking
10:00 – 10:10 Community Support Groups and Resources
Lindsey Yeakle discusses local and national support groups and resources available.
10:10 – 11:15 Session 3 – Social
10:10 – 10:30 Travel
Erin Smith, gluten-free travel blogger discusses traveling with celiac disease safely along with tips and tricks for traveling with children.
10:30 – 10:50 Relationships
Priyanka Chugh, MD, MS discusses maintaining relationships with friends, family and significant others.
10:50 – 11:15 Restaurant Know How (panel discussion)
Teens from InTransit
Ritu Verma, MD, ChB
11:15 – 11:30 Closing Remarks