September 2009
Stratifying Risk for Celiac Disease by Using Genetic Testing
Susceptibility to celiac disease (CD) is related to specific genetic markers called HLA-DQ2 and DQ8. The DNA from over 10,000 Americans who were at risk for celiac disease (had celiac symptoms or a family member with CD) was analyzed for these genetic markers. See the Study Abstract and watch Dr. Michelle M. Pietzak discuss her study in the video.
Oprah.com features Gluten-Free Diet book by Shelley Case
Gluten-Free: Is it for Me? by Daphne Oz recommended Shelley’s Gluten-Free Diet book on page 9 of the online article. See Shelley’s comments at the end of the article to clarify some of the information that was presented in the story. The importance of getting tested for celiac disease BEFORE starting the gluten-free diet and seeking a dietitian for nutritional assessment and GF diet education was emphasized.  Read the full story.
Gluten-Free Diet: What Everyone Needs to Know
Shelley discusses celiac disease, gluten intolerance, wheat allergy and the gluten-free diet in this informative 90 minute teleseminar. Scroll down to #4 at this link to listen. The following handouts for this teleseminar can be downloaded.

Medical Facts
Celiac Disease & The Gluten-Free Diet
Gluten-Free Diet Guidelines

Teff: A unique gluten-free whole-grain
The smallest of all grains in the world – about 100-150 teff grains equal the size of one wheat kernel. Teff is high in calcium, iron, zinc, magnesium and thiamin. It also is a good source of protein, fiber and other B vitamins. Learn more about this gluten-free whole grain and try the recipe for Injera at glutenfreeda.com.  View The Article and Recipe
Shelley’s Upcoming Speaking Engagements
Denver CSA group October 15 at 7-9 Location to be announced on CSA website
Gluten-Free Celebration October 18, Denver, CO
American Dietetic Association’s Dietitians in Gluten Intolerance Diseases (DIGID). Shelley will be part of the expert dietitian team answering questions at the reception.

International Conference on food allergies & celiac disease February 4/5, 2010 Montreal, Quebec, Canada

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Don't forget to download our free handouts on celiac disease and the gluten-free diet.