A booklet written for those diagnosed with Celiac Disease, as well as their friends and family. A publication intended to provide easy to understand information about Celiac Disease and steps that can be taken to manage the disease. Health Canada, Canadian Celiac Assocation, La foundation québécoise de la maladie coeliaque.
A comprehensive, easy to read factsheet providing an overview of Celiac Disease prevalence, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, common co-morbidities, treatment and the gluten free diet. NDDIC: National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse.
A summary of Celiac Disease, pathogenesis, prevalence, symptoms, diagnosos and treatment. Prepared by the Professional Advisory Board of the Canadian Celiac Association.
Gluten Free Diet
A brochure developed by the Canadian Celiac Association which briefly introduces the gluten-free diet, including gluten-containing foods, hidden sources of gluten, and tips on reading labels.
Information to help with the initial phase of adopting a gluten free diet. Includes information about eating away from home, meal ideas and example shopping lists. CDHNF Children’s Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation and NASPGHAN North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.
Information to help understand the gluten-free diet, helpful tips on how to avoid gluten, and points to remember when adopting a gluten free diet.
Celiac Disease Organizations
Canadian Celiac Association
American Celiac Disease Alliance
Gluten Intolerance Group
Celiac Disease Foundation
Celiac Sprue Association
Allergic Living – Celiac Disease section
Celiac Disease and Gluten-Free Resource
Dietitians of Canada
Gluten-Free Diet – A comprehensive resource guide by Shelley Case, B.Sc. RD
Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef
Gluten Free Living – magazine publication and website
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Celiac Disease Awareness Campaign
Medical Expense Claim – Canada Revenue Agency
Individuals diagnosed with Celiac Disease are eligible to claim the incremental cost of gluten free food as a medical expense.
Publications & Books
Celiac Disease: A Hidden Epidemic
By Peter Green, MD and Rory Jones. HarperCollins Publishers, 2010.
Gluten-Free Diet – A Comprehensive Resource Guide by Shelley Case, RD
Gluten-Free Living – A magazine completely devoted to helping people lead a happy, healthy gluten-free life
Living Without – A magazine for people with allergies and food sensitivities
100 Best Gluten-Free Recipes (100 Best Recipes)
By Carol Fenster. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey, 2010.
Artisanal Gluten-Free Cooking: More than 250 Great-Tasting, From-Scratch Recipes from Around the World, Perfect for Every Meal and for Anyone on a Gluten-Free Diet – and Even Those Who Aren’t
By Kelli Bronski and Peter Bronski. The Experiment Publishing, New York, NY, 2009.
Gluten-Free on a Shoestring: 125 Easy Recipes for Eating Well on the Cheap
By Nicole Hunn. Published by Da Capo Press, 2011.
Gluten-Free Girl and the Chef
By Shauna James Ahern and Daniel Ahern. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey, 2010.
Quick-Fix Gluten Free
By Robert Landolphi. Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC, 2011.