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June 2011
Gluten Contamination in Commercial Oat Supply

Health Canada tested 133 samples of oats for gluten. Read the study abstract that highlights the importance of choosing only certified “pure” uncontaminated oats for those with celiac disease.

For more information on the safety of oats, including Health Canada’s position, see the articles and links on Shelley’s website.

Prevalence of Celiac Disease is Increasing 

Shelley shares new research about the increasing prevalence of celiac disease - including the elderly, as well as gluten sensitivity.

Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH)

Learn more about DH - the skin presentation of celiac disease, including symptoms, diagnosis and treatment in Shelley’s blog.

Gluten-Free Cooking Tips from the Experts

Read about gluten-free culinary and nutrition experts’ secrets to GF success.

Gluten-Free and Celiac in the News

Income Affects Celiac Diagnosis

Gluten-Free Crab Cake Recipe Featuring Almonds

Getting Gluten Free Right

Shelley’s Upcoming Speaking Engagements

June 8, 2011 from 3:15-4:15 pm
Celiac Disease & the Gluten-Free Diet: What Every Health Professional Needs to Know, McMaster Pediatric Nutrition Days
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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June 8, 2011 from 7-9 pm
Celiac Disease, Gluten Sensitivity & the Gluten-Free Diet, CCA Hamilton/Burlington Chapters
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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June 18, 2011 from 2-4 pm
Celiac Disease, Gluten Sensitivity & the Gluten-Free Diet, Calgary Co-op on 8813 Macleod Trail SE 
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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July 18, 2011 from 3:45-5:15 pm
The Gluten-Free Boom...What's The Buzz All About?, 
Florida Dietetic Association Conference
Weston, FL, USA
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Don't forget to download our free handouts on celiac disease and the gluten-free diet.