Support Groups

Special Diets Support Group – St. Mary’s County, Maryland

We are a group from St. Mary’s County, Maryland.

We meet at St Mary’s Hospital in Leonardtown, MD. 

Our leader is Teresa A. Andrasik, RNC and we meet on the first Thursday of each month from 7-9pm in the St. Mary’s Hospital. 

We are a group of people who have Celiac Disease, gluten sensitivities, and food allergies. 

Contact information: 
Teresa A. Andrasik, RNC – tandrasik@md.metrocast.net

Knoxville Gluten Free Vendor Fair: March 12, 2011

Knoxville support group for children and adults with celiac disease to host 3rd annual Gluten Free Vendor Fair 

Celi-ACT, a support group for families with one or more members affected by gluten intolerance, is hosting its 3rd annual Gluten Free Vendor Fair on Saturday, March 12, 2011 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m at a new location in the Jacobs Building at Chilhowee Park & Exposition Center in Knoxville.

The event has grown substantially since it was first held in 2009 and is now one of the largest gluten-free events in North America.  More than Read More »

Gluten-Free in Fresno! Meeting January 26th

For anyone who lives in or near the Central Valley… we will be having our first Gluten Free in Fresno support group meeting THIS WEEK!

Here are the details:

When: Wednesday, January 26th, 7:00-8:30 pm
Where: Whole Foods Market Fresno, Salud Room 
Who: ANYONE who is living or is interested in living a Gluten-Free diet Read More »

GIG of Atlanta

GIG of Atlanta is a support group, serving Atlanta, its suburbs and North Georgia. The group is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Its members pay a small fee to belong. Members typically are people with Celiac Disease , Gluten Intolerance and/or Dermatitis Herpetiformis, their families and those exploring a gluten free lifestyle. The primary objective of the group is to offer support and information to those dealing with these chronic illnesses and/or the gluten free diet. The group is also committed to furthering the awareness of celiac disease, gluten intolerance and gluten free needs and meetings are open to the public. The group and its Board of Directors Read More »

The Atlanta Gluten-Free Dinner Club

We currently have 338 members and have held 84 meetups since October 2003

The purpose of this group is to share experience, strength, and laughter with other Celiacs while enjoying gluten free meals at area restaurants. Our dinners are lots of fun & a great way to learn tips and information about living gluten free! Sometimes our best resources are each other!

If you enjoy dining out and meeting new friends, then this group is for you! We are always looking for the best places to eat gluten free in the Atlanta area. We have more options now than ever before as restaurants learn how to accommodate a gluten free diet. The options for us grow every year! Things we thought we couldn’t have anymore (pizza, pasta, Asian cuisine, even fried food!) have once again become part of our diets.

A great resource is our Message Board where you can join in a discussion on a gluten free topic or ask a question.

Website: http://www.meetup.com/atlantagfdinnerclub/

Contact: 2011 Organizer – Andrea Harrison, 404-403-3307, atlgfdinnerclub@comcast.net

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Greater Philadelphia Celiac Support Group

Independent celiac support group for people in the Philadelphia region. http://greaterphillyceliac.com/

Officers

Co-President
Karen Dalrymple RN, BS
583 Valley View Road
Langhorne, PA 19047
(215) 757-1233

Co-President
Alice Bast
Executive Director, National Foundation for Celiac Awareness
CeliacCentral.org

Meetings are held twice a year at Abington Memorial Hospital. AMH is located at 1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001 in the Lenfest Auditorium. Doors open at 5:45 pm to enable you to visit all of the vendors and speak with other celiac buddies. The meeting starts at 7:30 pm.


All newly diagnosed celiacs who are interested in joining the Greater Philadelphia Celiac Sprue Support Group please contact Karen Dalrymple at (215) 757-1233.

Gluten Free Way 105 Support Group – Serving California Interstate 105 Cities

(http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/GFW105/), serving many Los Angeles cities/communities near Interstate 105, such as: Athens, Bellflower, Compton, Downey, Florence-Graham, Fox Hills, Harbor Gateway North, Hollydale, Huntington Park, Hyde Park, Inglewood, Lennox, Lynwood, Norwalk, Paramount, Rancho Dominguez, South L.A., Southgate, Studebaker, Walnut Park, Watts, Westchester, Westmont, and Willowbrook.

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