Greater Philadelphia Celiac Support Group Meeting October 16

- The Greater Philadelphia Celiac Support Group is meeting at Abington Hospital this Friday, October 16 at 5:45 pm. 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 ...

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So the Doc says no gluten, answers to FAQs

For individuals just diagnosed with celiac disease or other gluten intolerant auto immunity issues, the prospects of learning a whole new way of eating can be daunting at first, especially for those eating the standard American diet (S.A.D.). Following are answers to a list of frequently asked questions: What grains contain gluten? Wheat, barley, rye, and any flours derived from ...

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Three weeks until free Celiac screening October 10 at the U. of Chicago

There are 3 weeks until the free Celiac testing event at the University of Chicago, Saturday, October 10. For complete details please read here. Please call to set up an appointment as the event is expected to fill up fast.. For more info: Call The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center at 773.702.7593. ——————– Author Information: Anne Steib, Chicago, IL ...

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Whip up some gluten-free waffles for breakfast

Nothing beats a good, homemade breakfast. Fresh ingredients, a nice steaming cup of coffee, and a hearty appetite are all that you need. When you are tired of the traditional scrambled eggs, whip up this Apple Waffle recipe for a delicous, nutritious, gluten-free breakfast! Don’t have a waffle iron? Borrow one, or make this recipe at a friend or family ...

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Celiac Disease Health in Depth: Natural Remedies for Chronic Constipation

About 20% of people with untreated celiac disease have chronic constipation instead of the classic symptom of diarrhea. As the rate of diagnosis improves, constipation is becoming recognized as a common symptom of celiac disease. Constipation is a common problem in the general population of the United States. According to the National Institutes of Health, about 4 million people have ...

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How to make gluten free halloween sugar cookies

Don’t let dried out gluten-free sugar cookie dough ruin your Halloween. Here is a easy and delicious recipe for rolled sugar cookies. You don’t even need to refrigerate the dough and the cookies freeze very well. Ingredients: 1 cup rice flour 1/2 cup tapioca flour 1 cup potato starch 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 1/2 teaspoons xanthan gum 1 teaspoon ...

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Annual Celiac Disease Conference to be held November 7, 2009

The 22nd Annual Celiac Disease Conference will be held on Saturday, November 22, 2009 in Columbus, Ohio. The location is the Main Campus at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in the Education Center, 700 Children’s Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43205. Check-in time begins at 7:30 AM, with pre-conference session beginning at 9:00 AM. The conference opens at 9:45 AM and ends at 4:00 ...

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Gluten Free Candy for Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner and that means it’s time to start stocking up on all those sugary sweets we all love. Goodies come in all shapes, sizes and ingredients labels. There are so many candy lists on the web that there can be some conflicting and confusing results when you Google “candy gluten free”. Half of the lists ...

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Top Chefs Showcase Gluten-Free Talents at Appetite for Awareness 2009

Philadelphians fill Wachovia Center to help raise awareness of celiac disease A crowd of 1,200 gathered at the Wachovia Center on Wednesday, September 30th to celebrate the gluten-free lifestyle during the 6th annual Appetite for Awareness event. Hosted by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) and title sponsor Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals, the event honoring John Binswanger and ...

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