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Celiac Disease Resources

Here are a few of our favorite resource for living and eating gluten free. Celiac Disease Foundation

Big Y supports the Celiac Disease Foundation, a non-profit, public benefit corporation that is dedicated to providing services and support regarding celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis.

Regional Celiac Centers

A Specialized Center for Celiac Disease at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA is our region’s top celiac specialty center for adults. For children, visit the Celiac Disease Program at Children’s Hospital Boston.

Support Groups

Having the support of other adults and parents living in the world of celiac disease is a key ingredient to your own success. Learn more about Celiac Disease Foundation sponsored support groups in our area.

Gluten-Free Shopping Guides

Want to decrease the time it takes to do your shopping list and grocery shopping?

Check out the handy, wallet-size gluten-free product guides from Clan Thompson™ Visit the new, online gluten-free shopping guide Zeer.com. Zeer provides a searchable database of over 30,000 products reviewed for gluten status. A monthly subscription of $4.95 is required.

Celiac Sprue Association

Celiac Sprue Association/ United States of America, Inc. (CSA/USA, Inc) is a member based non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis worldwide through education, research and support. Big Y’s shelf tag program is developed in part by the CSA Gluten-Free Product Listing guide.

Dietitians Specializing in Celiac Disease

Gluten Free Dietitian by Tricia Thompson, MS, RD.

Author of The Gluten-Free Nutrition Guide and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Gluten-Free Eating.  Visit Tricia’s website to learn more and for her listing of other dietitians specializing in celiac disease.

Delete the Wheat by Melinda Dennis, MS, RD, LDN.

Boston-based dietitian specializing in gluten-free eating, visit Melinda’s website to learn more about the classes and services she offers.

Gluten-Free Diet by Shelley Case, RD. Author of Gluten-Free Diet: A Comprehensive Resource Guide.

Visit Shelley’s website often for up-to-date information and free handouts on eating gluten free.

Kitchen Therapy blog by Chef Linda Simon, RD.

Being a chef and dietitian, Linda’s blog has a lot to offer seasoned and novice gluten-free eaters.

Gluten Intolerance Group

The Gluten Intolerance Group®, also known as GIG, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization to provide support to persons with gluten intolerances in order to live healthy lives.  This includes celiac disease, dermatitis, herpetiformis and other gluten sensitivities.

American Celiac Disease Alliance

The American Celiac Disease Alliance is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that represents and advocates on behalf of the entire celiac community—patients, physicians, researchers, as well as food manufacturers and other service providers.