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Celiac Disease Resources
Here are a few of our favorite resources for living and eating gluten free.
Celiac Disease Foundation
The Celiac Disease Foundation is 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 Boston Children's Hospital.
Having the support of other adults and parents living in the world of celiac disease is a key ingredient when managing a gluten-free lifestyle. Come join our monthly "Living Gluten Free" Support Groups-- available in our West Springfield, Norwell and Rocky Hill Big Y locations. These support groups are led by a registered dietitian and are in collaboration with the National Celiac Association.
The goal of these meetings is to foster open conversation and sharing in an intimate surrounding. There are no set agendas. Attendees are there to share concerns and answer questions. Open to members and non-members. Note: Attendees will be offered samples of gluten-free snacks.
For more information on dates and times, visit our In-Store Activities page.
Celiac Support Association
Celiac Support Association is a member based non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals with celiac disease and gluten sensitivities worldwide through education, research and support. They are the largest non-profit celiac support group in America.
Dietitians Specializing in Celiac Disease
Gluten-Free Dietitian by Tricia Thompson, MS, RD.
Tricia is the author of favorite books like 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.
Melinda is a Boston-based dietitian specializing in gluten-free eating. Visit her 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 information on her book and numerous gluten-free resources.
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.