People with celiac disease advised to consider pneumonia vaccine

Published May 27, 2016 Reuters By Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health) – Seniors are advised to get vaccinated against pneumonia, but that precaution is also a good idea for people of any age with celiac disease, according to a U.K. study. Despite their greater risk for pneumonia, only about one quarter of celiac patients get a […] read more

On June 2nd, 2016, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

New Study Identifies Racial and Ethnic Variations of Celiac Disease in the US (with patients from India’s Punjab region having the highest rates)

According to a Press Release from The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) dated 9 May 2016, “About 1.8 million Americans have celiac disease, an immune-based condition brought on by the consumption of gluten in genetically susceptible patients. Among patients diagnosed with celiac disease by small intestinal biopsy in the U.S., those from the Punjab region of India have […] read more

On May 11th, 2016, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Invisible Illness #60ForCeliac: Beyond Celiac’s Campaign to Help Spread Awareness of Celiac Disease

  Help Spread Celiac Awareness During the Month of May (& beyond), Take #60ForCeliac CeliacCorner, has joined Beyond Celiac’s blogger force to help spread the word about their important campaign “Invisible Illness #60ForCeliac” during Celiac Awareness Month. The purpose of the campaign is to try to get people to“look beyond the surface and see what doesn’t immediately meet […] read more

On May 5th, 2016, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

The North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (NASSCD) Releases Summary Statement on Oats (April 2016)

The North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease (NASSCD) has released a statement seeking to clarify its position on OATS and their safety for people with celiac disease. Read summary below and feel free to share your thoughts. NASSCD Summary Statement on Oats April 2016 In response to numerous queries concerning the use […] read more

On May 1st, 2016, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Transition from Childhood to Adulthood in Coeliac (Celiac) Disease: The Prague Consensus Report

“The Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative estimates that one million US children with special health needs make the transition to adult care every year. A large proportion of adolescents/young adults, however, have not been sufficiently prepared for the transfer to adult care”.   This Consensus Report is an important read for teens diagnosed with Celiac […] read more

On April 28th, 2016, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Persistence Despite Family Resistance (blog for Beyond Celiac)

CeliacCorner co-founder Paula Gardner was invited to be part of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness’ (currently known as Beyond Celiac) ‘Fuel The Family’ Blogger Campaign (2013). Below is the article which was featured on the Beyond Celiac website, reprinted with permission.       Persistence Despite Family Resistance   I would like to thank […] read more

On April 19th, 2016, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Musician.Singer.Songwriter Olly Flavell of Manchester (England) Shares his Coeliac Journey

Meet Olly Flavell, CeliacCorner’s Featured Guest Author. I met Olly (virtually) after he became a follower of CeliacCorner on Twitter. As I often do with new followers, I scanned his Twitter & other social media pages. I saw that Olly lives in England, attends music school and is a talented musician and singer/songwriter, but what caught […] read more

On April 11th, 2016, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Study Finds Link Between Celiac Disease Risk And a Non-coding RNA

  NEW YORK, NY (April 1, 2016) — Researchers have identified a common variant in a non-coding RNA that may contribute to the intestinal inflammation that occurs in people with celiac disease. The findings point to a possible new risk factor for developing celiac disease in people with celiac disease risk genes. The study was […] read more

On April 1st, 2016, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Product Alerts

Check this page for links to product recalls and alerts. (page started 2.25.16)   (3.9.16) Ingredient Notice: Justin’s Snack Packs Now Contain Wheat-based Pretzels (3.8.16) Maggi Chicken Bouillon Cubes Recalled (2.25.16) Celestial Seasonings Tea Recalled for Undeclared Barley     For more food recalls, alerts check here:  Information on Food Recalls, CeliacCorner Food Allergy Research & Education Recalls […] read more

On March 9th, 2016, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Innovate Biopharmaceuticals Announces Agreement to License Alba Therapeutics’ Assets Relating to Larazotide Acetate, a treatment for Celiac Disease

Innovate Biopharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing novel gastroenterology medicines, recently announced completion of an agreement with Alba Therapeutics and will now begin the final development of larazotide acetate (INN-202), a therapeutic treatment for Celiac Disease (to be taken in addition to the GF diet, not in place of). Read […] read more

On March 5th, 2016, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Patients with Celiac Disease and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Show Similar Neurological Dysfunction

Researchers (Marios Hadjivassiliou, Dasappaiah G Rao, Richard A Grìnewald, Daniel P Aeschlimann, Ptolemaios G Sarrigiannis, Nigel Hoggard, Pascale Aeschlimann, Peter D Mooney and David S Sanders) recently compared clinical, neurophysiological, and imaging data of patients with Celiac Disease (CD) and Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity (NCGS) who presented with neurological dysfunction (such as cerebellar ataxia, peripheral neurophathy, and encephalopathy). Patients were followed up regularly over a period […] read more

On February 24th, 2016, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

New Guidelines Reverse Previous Recommendations on Gluten Introduction to Prevent Celiac

Newswise — January 18, 2016 “Based on new evidence, the age of introduction of gluten into the infant diet—or the practice of introducing gluten during breast-feeding—does not reduce the risk of celiac disease in infants at risk, according to a Position Paper of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition(ESPGHAN). The statement appears in […] read more

On February 16th, 2016, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Enter University of Maryland On-line Survey To Better Understand the Experience of Women with Celiac Disease

Elizabeth “Lizz” Reeves was diagnosed with Celiac in 2009. She is a Counseling Psychology Doctoral Student at the University of Maryland College of Education. Lizz and her research partner are inviting you to participate in their research project titled A Feminist Perspective on Coping with Interpersonal Stress in Chronic Disease … “The purpose of this research project […] read more

On January 9th, 2016, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Turner Syndrome and Celiac Disease Connection

Turner syndrome is a chromosomal condition that describes girls and women with common features that are caused by complete or partial absence of the second sex chromosome.  Turner syndrome occurs in approximately 1 of every 2,000 live female births and approximately 10% of all miscarriages, according to Turner Syndrome Society website.  Previous research has shown a high prevalence of […] read more

On January 9th, 2016, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Meadow Lane: A Complete Baking Mix for Vegan & Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies (plus a Giveaway)

  Ever have the desire to bake up a batch of gluten-free cookies, only to discover you are out of one or more ingredients and either need to run off to the grocery store or disappointingly shelf the idea? We’ve all been there, right? Enter Meadow Lane, a Vegan & Gluten Free Complete Baking Mix for […] read more

On December 14th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Takeda (Japan) and Cour Pharma Partner to Develop Novel Therapies for Celiac Disease

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited based in Tokyo and Cour Pharmaceutical Development Company, Inc. announces partnership to research and develop immune modulating therapies for the potential treatment of celiac disease, according to a 7 December Press Release. “Cour is very pleased to be partnering with Takeda, and our collaboration marks an important breakthrough in the development of […] read more

On December 9th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Research Team in Australia Awarded over $860,000 to Study Hookworms as a Treatment for Celiac Disease

A scientist at Australia’s James Cook University and a JCU adjunct professor and gastroenterologist were awarded a grant from The National Health and Medical Research Council for the purpose of studying a “revolutionary” treatment for celiac (coeliac) disease using hookworms, according to a JCU November 9th Media Release.  The grant will allow the researchers to […] read more

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General Mills Issues Voluntary Recall Of Gluten-Free Cheerios And Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal

View Press Release listed on 5 October 2015 in its entirety below:   General Mills Issues Voluntary Recall Of Cheerios And Honey Nut Cheerios Cereal Produced At Its Lodi, California Location On Certain Dates Contact: Consumer: 1-800-775-8370 Media: Tom Forsythe 763-764-6364   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Minneapolis, Minn. – October 5, 2015 – General Mills is voluntarily recalling […] read more

On October 7th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Early Life Infections May Be a Risk Factor for Celiac Disease in Childhood

According to researchers from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, infections which occurred during the first 18 months of a child’s life, may increase the risk of developing celiac disease later in childhood, raising the possibility that infections can alter the immune system and act as a trigger to turn on celiac. The study is […] read more

On October 3rd, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by

Simply Gum: All Natural, Vegan, Gluten-Free Chewing Gum (Review)

    Looking for chewing gum that is free of gluten as well as other junk ingredients, check out Simply Gum, the only brand in the US that uses 100% natural ingredients, according to their website. This vegan line of all natural premium chewing gum is not only free of gluten and nuts, but also […] read more

On August 26th, 2015, posted in: CeliacCorner Blogs by