The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) Receives Grant from FDA to Fund Research on Gluten in Medication

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), a not-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness of Celiac, has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which will fund the first ever scientific research in the area of gluten contained in medication. In a recent Press Release from the NFCA, the project […] read more

On November 16th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Joie de vivre Gluten-Free Options in Montreal

Joie de vivre Gluten-Free Options in Montreal

  Restaurants worldwide are meeting the demands of the ever-increasing population of diners with gluten intolerance by offering gluten-free menus and educating their kitchen staff on cross-contamination issues. Montreal is no exception, and more restaurants and grocery stores are beginning to offer gluten-free options. You can now visit this vibrant and eclectic city, knowing there […] read more

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A Gluten-Free Thanksgiving, Italia style! – restaurant review

A Gluten-Free Thanksgiving, Italia style! – restaurant review

  by Kelsey Laning, contributing author This restaurant gives a new meaning to family style dining.  On Thanksgiving, my family and I were in Florence and we weren’t eating turkey.  We had reservations at a restaurant recommended to us by a friend.  About ten minutes before our reservation we walked to the restaurant and saw […] read more

On November 15th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

A Families’ Story of Living with Celiac Disease and Diabetes

A Families’ Story of Living with Celiac Disease and Diabetes

In honor of World Diabetes Day on 14 November 2011, we bring you a story about one families’ experience of living with Diabetes and Celiac to help spread awareness – CeliacCorner   by Guest Blogger Wendy Rose On July 25, 2005, I took our 24 month old daughter to her pediatrician, because I was concerned […] read more

On November 13th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Contest: Submit your Gluten-Free Lodging Review & win a $15 gift certificate

Contest: Submit your Gluten-Free Lodging Review & win a $15 gift certificate

This is CeliacCorner’s first Contest, and with your help it will be a success! Submit a Review of your  favorite Gluten-Free Lodging & the authors of the top 5 chosen for publication on our site will win a $15 gift certificate to Barnes & Noble, or book store of choice!   We need to add more […] read more

On November 12th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Flourless Lemon Almond Cake from the Spanish Mediterranean

This recipe comes to us from our friends at Gluten Free Around the World   gluten & wheat free grain free casein free yeast free flourless & vegetarian   This recipe is for a lemon almond cake, or gató, from the Mediterranean area of Spain, where both citrus and almonds are plentiful. Instead of regular flour, almond […] read more

On November 9th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Udi’s Granola

So finally I get to do a review of one of my favorite gluten-free products – Udi’s Cranberry Granola! I love ALL the UDI granola varieties (Nuggets, Vanilla, Au Naturel, Hawaiian, Bananaberry and original), but my taste buds are drawn to the Cranberry! I sprinkle it on top of my yogurt, my ice-cream and add […] read more

On November 8th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

The New England Celiac Conference (23 Oct.) … reflections of an attendee

The New England Celiac Conference (23 Oct.) … reflections of an attendee

“Yes, chimps and humans share 99% of the same genetic components, but can a chimp quote poetry?” Dr.  Alessio Fasano, MD I always look forward to attending day long celiac conferences for several reasons. There will be an opportunity to sample gluten free treats from an assortment of vendors … I will enjoy – and […] read more

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Alvine Pharmaceuticals Announces Results from ALV003 Phase 2a Trial

Article updated 4 November 2011 In a Marketwire Press Release dated 11 October 2011, Alvine Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a private biopharmaceutical company located in San Carlos, California, announced positive results from its Phase 2a clinical trial of ALV003, a study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of ALV003 to treat Celiac disease.  ALV003 is a mixture of […] read more

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Gluten-Free in Positano, Italy – a review of Il Fornillo Restaurant

Gluten-Free in Positano, Italy – a review of Il Fornillo Restaurant

Growing up in a European household, surrounded by friends and family from different parts of the world and speaking more than one language from childhood, I naturally became infused with a curiosity and a desire to explore beyond the horizon. I began my travels very early in life…crossing the Atlantic as a child.  And so it began.The […] read more

On October 28th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Avaxia Biologics receives grant to work on therapeutic treatment for Celiac

Avaxia Biologics, Inc., a privately-held biotech company, will have a ribbon cutting ceremony today (10.26.11) at their new location in Lexington, Massachusetts.  Avaxia’s aim is to develop oral antibody therapeutics to be used for a number of conditions, including Celiac. According to a www.boston.com article, before heading to their new digs in Lexington, Avaxia’s team […] read more

On October 26th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Aleia’s Gluten-Free Cookies

I remember the first week I was diagnosed with celiac (& lactose intolerance), back a few years.  I walked into the grocery store consumed with the idea I would never be able to eat baked goods again, especially cookies!  Of course once I visited the gluten-free section, I discovered there were indeed several varieties of […] read more

On October 25th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Mass screening for celiac disease is studied in Sweden

Mass screening for celiac as a public health intervention has been a controversial subject, though you may wonder why.  If mass screening could reduce health complications in people with undiagnosed celiac, then why isn’t it already being implemented?  A recent study was conducted in Sweden, to address the issues of implementation and acceptability of such […] read more

On October 21st, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Can some cases of unexplained fertility be explained by a diagnosis of celiac?

According to recent and past studies, it would appear so. In a recent cohort study performed under the direction of Janet Choi, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Columbia University Medical School 191 females with infertility were studied.  Serologic screening uncovered CD in four of 188 subjects who completed testing, which translated to an overall […] read more

On October 20th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Senza Glutine! Gluten-free in Rome, Italy

I have been diagnosed with celiac disease for less than two years and the advances in my health have been life changing.  I appreciate my health more than I ever have.  This and for many other reasons is why I am a public health major at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.  My goal is to […] read more

On October 19th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Carmine’s Restaurant, Theater District, NYC

  Known for serving Italian comfort food, in family-style epic proportions, Carmines is one of my go-to gluten free restaurants when in NYC. When the server recommends ordering only a few dishes to share amongst your dining companions, believe him/her! Yes, the average dish costs $30+, but two or three people can share one dish. There […] read more

On October 16th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Fall Pumpkin Pancakes (gluten & dairy-free)

      We have our friends at The Gluten Free Bistro to thank for sharing this delicious and seasonally appropriate recipe! Happy Fall!       Ingredients: 1  1/2 cups milk or rice milk 2/3 cup pumpkin puree 1 egg 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon vegetable oil 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar […] read more

On October 15th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Honest Tea, organic bottled tea company (gluten-free)

Founded by Seth Goldman and Barry Nalebuff and based in Bethesda, Maryland, the Honest Tea company has grown some since their first production in 1998. The Honest products can now be found on the shelves of most supermarkets and natural food stores. Most of the teas are rich in antioxidants, and all are lower in […] read more

On October 14th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

In Vitro Gliadin Challenge Study could aid in diagnosing difficult Celiac

Most Celiac experts agree that people should not begin a gluten-free diet until Celiac is ruled out.  However, some individuals suffering from gastrointestinal (or other) issues may stop eating gluten in the hopes of feeling better. Once gluten is eliminated from the diet it is difficult to get an accurate diagnosis from a biopsied duodenal […] read more

On October 12th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Celiac Disease and Gluten Intolerance Testing – Accurate or Misleading?

By Julie McGinnis, MS, RD, Certified Herbalist Jane G. made an appointment to see me after being diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (an autoimmune disease of the thyroid with links to celiac disease) and suffering from years of gastrointestinal issues. I reviewed Jane’s medical history and found that not only does she have Hashimoto’s and GI […] read more

On October 10th, 2011, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by