At this time of year a feeling of gratitude radiates in reccognizing all of the volunteer talent and hours devoted to supporting CSA efforts of education, research and support.
Over 300 products were tested for gluten in 2015. The home office staff appreciates all your calls and ideas to serve throughout the year.
Celiac disease is a COMMON, genetically linked disease. An environmental STRESS can activate celiac disease. In people with celiac disease, gluten exposure evokes an immune mediated response throughout the body with measurable damage to the intestinal lining. Some of the most common symptoms are joint pain, anemia, diarrhea, constipation, fatigue and irritability.
November 18, 2015 FDA Proposed Ruling Food Labeling; Gluten-Free Labeling of Fermented, Hydrolyzed, or Distilled Foods Gluten-Free Labeling Comments Open until February 16, 2016
Celiac Clinical Trials Link - National Institutes of Health Listing NEW - RECRUITING Participants with a potential or current diagnosis of Refractory Celiac Disease; MAYO Clinic Rochester, MN. First trial for a novel therapy for this most feared complication of celiac disease. Am I eligible?
October 2015 -- New celiac disease diagnositic blood test developed in Oslo, Norway is in Clinical Trials. The diagnostic test promises to be highly accurate, even for people who are on a gluten-free diet.
August 5, 2014 FDA Voluntary "Gluten-Free" for Food Labeling took effect FDA Defines Gluten-Free (less than20ppm)
The FDA Health Hazard Assessment for Gluten Exposure in Individuals with Celiac Disease: Determination of Tolerable Daily Intake Levels and Levels of Concern for Gluten
FDA Small Entity Compliance Guide to Gluten-free Labeling
Two articles for you to share from 2015 LifeLines.
The Celiac Support Association® is the major membership based non-profit supporting those with celiac disease and gluten related disorders. Through chapters, resource units, and members, providing research-based perspectives for optimal health.
Our support groups foster a significant improvement in a member's quality of life as validated by independent research.
Where Everything is Up to Date
September 27, 2015
Overland Park, Kansas
Mary Schluckebier's presentation is posted on meeting page
CSA has registered for the Schwan's Fundraising Program. If you are a Schwan's customer or are interested in becoming a customer, please visit www.schwans.com and register for an online account. Orders must be placed online to be eligible for the fundraiser #21923.
Our goal is to raise $10,000. To learn more about this fundraising process, please visit click here.
Our campaign page can be found at, https://www.schwans-cares.com/campaigns/21923-gluten-free-for-samuel-gee.
CSA has compiled a resource of monthly motivational talking points to assist local Chapters and Resource Units, titled Gluten-Free You! The monthly issues are complimentary for the CSA Chapters and CSA membership in an effort to create awareness, strengthen and educate individuals with celiac disease and their families. Click here to download all the Monthly flyers.
FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) Gastroenterology Regulatory Endpoints and the Advancement of Therapeutics (GREAT 3) - FDA Workshop on Celiac Disease was held in March. Remember the Drug division and the Food division have separate mandates and responsibilities to the public.March 31, 2015: View and Download Presentations (GREAT 3). Learn more about the FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) Gastroenterology Regulatory Endpoints and the Advancement of Therapeutic.
Learn about the set of expert videos for adults and children (will be available later this fall) for non-profit celiac and gluten related disorders support groups, clinics, and hospitals. Featured speakers in videos include Melinda Dennis, MS, RD, LDN; Anthony Colatrella, MD; Rosio Hernandez, MS, RD, CNSC; EA Stewart, RD; and Anna Quini, PA.
Email, call or text THRIVING to 51555 to learn more.