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It’s Celiac Awareness Month!

Celiac Awareness Month is here! Last month we helped you prepare for this month-long observation supported by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness by sharing a few resources to help you broaden your knowledge of Celiac Disease. This month we’ve collected a few more articles that discuss CD in older adults and the effects of a gluten-free diet on those without CD. Be sure to pass this information along to your fellow nutrition professionals!

May is Celiac Awareness Month

Becky Dorner & Associates

May is Celiac Awareness Month, a month-long observation made throughout the U.S. each May, supported by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness. This observance is intended to raise awareness of celiac disease and advocate for further research surrounding the disease and its health implications.

Health Benefits and Adverse Effects of a Gluten-Free Diet in Non-Celiac Disease Patients

National Center for Biotechnology Information

There has been an increase in the adoption of a gluten-free lifestyle despite how rare Celiac Disease actually is. This article discusses the reasons one may choose a gluten-free lifestyle without having CD and what the effects are. While a gluten-free diet may be beneficial for those with gastrointestinal issues, it may have adverse effects for those without any symptoms.

Celiac Disease in Older Adults: Incidence and Management

Becky Dorner & Associates

Older adults bring a unique set of challenges to the management of Celiac Disease (CD) as lifelong dietary habits can be difficult to break. This article discusses the implications of CD in older adult patients, how to manage the disease, and the benefit of a gluten-free diet for those with a gluten intolerance rather than having CD.

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