“Improving lives and reducing health costs while giving patients the tools and information they need to manage their own care and work with their healthcare providers”
What Is the Gluten Free Works Health Guide?
What Does the Health Guide Do?
The Gluten Free Works Health Guide provides accurate information from around the world about gluten-related disorders, their symptoms, and the resulting nutrient deficiencies that cause ongoing health problems, so you can determine what is making you sick and how to take control of your health in order so you can get well and stay healthy.
The Gluten Free Works Health Guide accomplishes the following:
- Gives patients and healthcare professionals anywhere in the world 24 hour access to accurate, usable medical information related to gluten sensitivity and celiac disease gathered from peer reviewed medical research from around the world.
- Empowers patients and care providers’ ability to treat gluten related disorders and the complications that stem from short and long term gluten exposure.
- Helps people achieve optimal health and remain healthy by providing access to regularly updated information and resources including symptoms, nutrient deficiencies, dietary sources of nutrients, description of common medical treatments for symptoms, prevalence statistics and causes outside of nutrition or malabsorption.
- Ultimately improves lives and reduces health costs while enabling patients to manage their own care and work with their healthcare providers.
How Did the Health Guide Come About?
How Will the Health Guide Help Me?
Meet the Founders
Cleo Libonati, RN, BSN, is a University of Pennyslvania graduate with nursing experience spanning thirty-five years in patient care, teaching and management positions. As a medical paralegal, she drafted Institutional Review Board (IRB) procedures for multiple IRBs responsible for protecting the rights of medical research participants. Her personal experience discovering celiac disease as the underlying cause of health problems dating back to childhood – and her resulting recovery – motivated her to author Recognizing Celiac Disease and create the Health Guide, the first medical references made specifically for people with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. Cleo is the President of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Nursing Alumni Association, the oldest nursing alumni association in the United States.
John Libonati, BBA is President of Gluten Free Works, Inc. He publishes Glutenfreeworks.com, Recognizing Celiac Disease and the highly popular Gluten Free Works Facebook and Twitter pages. He has written dozens of articles on gluten and the gluten-free diet, has spoken to support groups across the United States and continually interacts with the gluten-free community. John is an Eagle Scout and fitness enthusiast who regularly lifts weights, competes in local running races and has completed ultramarathons as long as fifty miles.