March 2010
Celiac Disease and Lactose Intolerance

Learn more about lactose intolerance and practical management strategies in Shelley’s blog.

The Gluten-Free Boom
Sales of gluten-free products are exploding. Read the story in Grocery Headquarters Magazine special wellness supplement.
Counting Gluten-Free Carbohydrates

A useful resource for dietitians counseling those with both diabetes and celiac disease. Written by celiac expert dietitians Suzanne Simpson and Tricia Thompson. Free downloadable pdf available.

Celiac Disease Research Horizons

An update on a therapy for the treatment of celiac disease. Dr. Alessio Fasano from the Center for Celiac Research  has discovered a substance called zonulin that regulates intestinal permeability. Larazotide acetate (a zonulin receptor antagonist) developed by Alba Therapeutics in the US is moving forward with further clinical trials. CTV news  reports on the Canadian trial that is part of the North American study.

Shelley’s Upcoming Speaking Engagements

May 11, 2010
Webinar: Celiac Disease & the Gluten-Free Diet for Health Professionals

May 15, 2010
Celiac Disease Foundation 20th Anniversary Conference and Food Faire, Los Angeles, CA

May 28, 2010
Dietitians of Canada Annual Conference, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

May 29, 2010
Quebec Chapter, Canadian Celiac Association
Montreal Children’s Hospital

July 19, 2010
Institute of Food Technology Annual Meeting and Food Expo, Chicago, IL
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