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Online resources for celiac disease

doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000577756.61762.12
Department: INFOBYTES
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PATIENTS, PARENTS, and healthcare professionals can find practical advice and support on these websites.

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Beyond Celiac

www.beyondceliac.org

This patient advocacy group covers a wide range of information about celiac disease, living with celiac disease, and current research and clinical trials in the celiac disease field. Patients can also explore webinars, videos, a podcast series, and information on upcoming events.

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Celiac Disease Foundation

www.celiac.org

Since its founding in 1990, this nonprofit organization has aimed to fight celiac disease by investing in medical research, patient and healthcare provider education, and public policy advocacy. A Symptoms Assessment Tool helps users gauge their risk of celiac disease. Among many other resources, healthcare professionals can use the Clinical Guide for Pediatric Celiac Disease, a free web-based tool designed to help with diagnosis and patient care.

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Generation GF

www.gluten.org/kids

A program of the nonprofit Gluten Intolerance Group, Generation GF offers information, support, and practical tips for children and teenagers living with celiac disease, as well as activities and programs such as its annual Teen Summit.

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National Celiac Association (NCA)

www.nationalceliac.org

With a focus on education, advocacy, and raising awareness, this nonprofit aims to empower those who live with celiac disease and gluten intolerance. Offerings include an annual celiac conference, information on local support groups, and more.

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National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/digestive-diseases/celiac-disease

Part of the National Institutes of Health, the NIDDK provides a comprehensive overview for patients with celiac disease, including definitions and facts about celiac disease; information about symptoms, causes, and diagnosis; treatment options; and dietary guidelines.

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