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Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. People who have celiac disease cannot tolerate a protein called gluten, found in wheat, rye, and barley. Gluten is found mainly in foods, but is also found in products we use every day, such as stamp and envelope adhesive, medicines, and vitamins.


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American Dietetic Association
120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 606066995
Phone: 18008771600
Email: hotline@eatright.org
Internet:
www.eatright.org

Celiac Disease Foundation
13251 Ventura Boulevard, #1
Studio City, CA 91604
Phone: 8189902354
Fax: 8189902379
Email: cdf@celiac.org
Internet: www.celiac.org

Celiac Sprue Association/USA Inc.
P.O. Box 31700
Omaha, NE 681310700
Phone: 18772724272 or 4025580600
Fax: 4025581347
Email: celiacs@csaceliacs.org
Internet:
www.csaceliacs.org

Gluten Intolerance Group of North America
15110 10th Avenue, SW., Suite A
Seattle, WA 98166
Phone: 2062466652
Fax: 2062466531
Email: info@gluten.net
Internet:
www.gluten.net

National Foundation for Celiac Awareness
124 South Maple Street
Ambler, PA 19002
Phone: 2153251306
Email: info@celiacawareness.org
Internet: www.celiacawareness.org

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
P.O. Box 6
Flourtown, PA 19031
Phone: 2152330808
Email: naspghan@naspghan.org
Internet:
www.naspghan.org

 


 

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