The Celiac Disease Foundation: Greater Phoenix Chapter will host its 3rd Annual Greater Phoenix Gluten-Free Expo on Saturday, April 16, 2011.
This event is open to the public and gives people challenged with Celiac Disease, or those interested in transitioning to a gluten-free lifestyle, an opportunity to learn more about gluten-free products and where to purchase those products, as well as learning about local restaurants offering gluten-free menus. In 2010, over 600 attendees and 37 vendors participated in the expo. This year promises to be even bigger, with an expected 800 guests and 50 vendors.
The expo will be held between 10 am and 2 pm at the following location:
Sheraton Crescent Hotel
2620 West Dunlap Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021
In keeping with the intent of sharing information on a wide array of products now available to the gluten-free community, a variety (more…)
Although gluten-free eating has gone mainstream (gluten-free products and health information have saturated the internet, grocery stores, and advertisements over the past few years, and being GF has even been named a top food trend for 2010) chances are, you may be the only person you know who has known food allergies. This is why finding a community of supporters — other people who eat gluten-free as well — is so important in maintaining your diet and lifestyle, and being encouraged in your journey toward better health. And what better way to gain support than attending an event dedicated solely too gluten-free living?
Well, mark your calendars for September 12, 2010 — it’s the Got Guts? 5K race and food fair for celiac awareness. Held in Austin, Texas, Got Guts? will begin at 8:00 on the morning of the 12th, where participants can run in a 5K race, ending at the food fair — full of gluten-free food options. Participating in the race is optional, however, and event-goers are welcome to only run, only visit the food fair, or do both! (more…)
The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center celebrates its 10th Anniversary with its annual Spring Flours Benefit at the Swissôtel-Chicago at 7pm on May 14, 2010.More than 30 restaurants will showcase gourmet gluten-free tastings to what expects to be a sell-out crowd. The evening will also include a tribute to its founder, Stefano Guandalini, MD, as well as robust Live and Silent Auctions.
Ann Whelan, publisher of the popular magazine Gluten Free Living will be speaking to the group.
Location: Abington Memorial Hospital
1200 Old York Road
Abington PA 19001 in the Lenfest Auditorium
Time: Doors open at 5:45 for visiting vendors and interacting with friends. Meeting officially begins at 7:30 pm.
VENDORS THAT WILL BE ATTENDING THE MEETING (more…)
Under the 2009 theme of “Research, Education and Support,” the 2009 CSA Conference features over 15 speakers including leading experts in the field of celiac disease, a conference exhibit hall featuring a variety of exhibitors to assist individuals with celiac disease, networking through the “Making a Difference Forum,” cooking demonstrations, youth and young adult programs, an historical tour of Erie and an “Oktoberfest Buffet.”
The CSA Conference is an excellent opportunity to meet and communicate with the leadership and elected CSA representatives, as well as share and learn from other individuals and families dealing with celiac disease.
The 4th Annual CSA Dietitian Day will precede the Conference, scheduled for Oct. 29th. At the conclusion of Dietitian Day, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the pathophysiology of celiac disease
2. Define medical nutrition therapy for celiac disease
3. Identify at least two management strategies for celiac disease
4. Describe the relationship between type 1 diabetes mellitus and celiac disease
Continuing education units are available.
The Celiac Sprue Association®, the largest non-profit celiac support group in the United States, is committed to helping individuals with celiac disease to live well through one-on-one support and the latest research-based and medically approved information to help them manage their health.
For more information on the CSA Conference contact the CSA website, contact CSA toll-free at (877) CSA-4-CSA (877-272-4272) or email CSA at firstname.lastname@example.org.