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  • This study mentions a new treatment that may reverse CD. Read the latest issue of Impact, the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center's newsletter. This article questions, If food is medicine, why isn't it taught at med school? This article walks through the story of a child's diagnosis with CD. This article asks, Should you screen your children for CD? This study found that adults with undiagnosed celiac disease have lower bone density. Here is a reminder of how to handle quality control issues. This study looked at zonulin and the role of a primary impaired gut barrier on the
  • Do you have unanswered general nutrition questions about the gluten-free diet and lifestyle? Our dietitians are happy to answer your general nutrition questions about celiac disease. Please submit questions that are applicable to a general gluten-free audience. We regret that personal clinical questions (medical history, labs, supplements, etc.) cannot be addressed. Time allowing, every effort will be made to answer all submitted questions.  Click Here to Ask a Question This month's answered questions: Is it OK to eat products manufactured in a facility that is shared with gluten? Is celiac disease a gluten allergy? What are the standard tests to diagnose celiac
  • Provide Safe GF Meals to Seniors We are excited to announce a collaboration between National Celiac Association and The National Resource Center on Nutrition & Aging including Meals on Wheels America. We will offer a 2-part webinar series on how to provide safe gluten-free meals to seniors. This is open to those who work in aging services from local to state/regional levels and those with an interest in the topic. Webinar 1: Making the Case for Gluten-Free Senior Meals (November 14, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm ET) Webinar 2: Operational Considerations for Providing Gluten-Free Meals (November 19, 3:30 pm -
  • Simply Asia Withdraws 3 Products  Three flavors of Simply Asia Street Noodles that have the Beyond Celiac gluten-free trademark are being voluntarily withdrawn from the market by the manufacturer because they contain an ingredient, “amylase (barley),” not allowed under the trademark rules. The products affected are:  Simply Asia Garlic Basil Singapore Street Noodles, 9.24 oz UPC: 5428501032 Simply Asia Classic Curry Singapore Street Noodles, 9.24 oz UPC: 5428501030 Simply Asia Sesame Ginger Singapore Street Noodles, 9.24 oz UPC: 900627290 5428501034 Click here to read all about this. Taza brand Chat Papdi Recall  Taza brand Chat Padpi gram flour snack has been
  • Check out this Thanksgiving plan which includes recipes for: butternut squash bisque oyster stew gravy croutons stuffing pie crust apple pie pecan pie creme de menthe brownies lemon meringue pie pecan squares We even provide a timeline to help you prepare for the big day. Enjoy! 
  • Q: What are the current standard tests to diagnose celiac disease? Answer Celiac disease (CD) is diagnosed by evaluating symptoms, conducting blood tests and a small intestinal endoscopy (biopsy). People with CD can have many different symptoms or no symptoms at all, up to 200 symptoms are associated with CD, here are some of the most common ones: Gastrointestinal Diarrhea Fatty stools Constipation Cramps Bloating Flatulence Lactose intolerance Acid reflux Nausea Vomiting Malabsorption- related Anemia-Iron deficiency Vitamin deficiencies Calcium malabsorption leading to osteopenia, osteoporosis Protein and calorie malnutrition Weight loss or muscle atrophy Poor growth in children Failure to thrive
  • Q:  Is "gluten allergy" the correct term to use in regards to having celiac disease? Thank you. Answer Celiac disease (CD) is not an allergy but an autoimmune disease. People with CD have an autoimmune reaction involving IgA antibodies when gluten is ingested. An allergy is different and involves a different branch of the immune system, so the term gluten allergy is not the correct term to use for CD. There are several correct alternative terms for CD: Celiac sprue Gluten sensitive enteropathy Coeliac disease (UK spelling) However, it is easy to confuse CD with other gluten-related conditions. Below are