CNY Celiac Support Group
Helping People With Gluten Intolerance in the CNY Area Live a Happy and Healthy Gluten-Free Lifestyle!
The Central New York Celiac Support Group was formed to share support and understanding in helping us manage our lives well without gluten, and to create greater understanding of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity in both the lay and professional community.
Celiac and Gluten Sensitivity
For people with celiac disease, ingesting even tiny amounts of gluten can set off an autoimmune reaction that flattens the finger-like villi lining the small intestine. The most common symptoms are bloating, gas, diarrhea and constipation, as well as early osteoporosis. The autoimmune reaction can also cause skin rashes, chronic fatigue, bone and joint pain, neurological problems, liver problems, diabetes, infertility in both men and women and cancers, including lymphoma. An estimated three million Americans have celiac disease - and the vast majority don't know it because it can have no symptoms or mimic other diseases...
There are many undiagnosed cases of celiac disease. In order to get accurate test results, a person should not have been following a gluten-free diet. It is important to have accurate celiac testing because there are many negative effects of untreated celiac disease.
Making Tracks for Celiacs
We are please to announce that Syracuse University chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America and Yum-Yum's Gluten Free Bakery and Cafe are sponsoring Making Tracks for Celiacs.
Please join us on Saturday, May 1st on the Syracuse University quad in front of Hendrick's Chapel for the Making Tracks for Celiacs 5K walk/run, benefiting the Center for Celiac Research at Massachusetts General Hospital. The funds raised will support efforts to increase awareness, develop effective treatments and possibly, one day, find a cure. The run will be hosted by the Syracuse University chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America and Yum-Yum's Gluten Free Bakery and Cafe.
Date: Sunday, May 1 -- rain or
Start and Finish: Syracuse University Quad, in front
of Hendrick's Chapel
You can register here
If you have any questions about the event, please contact
Celiac disease and autoimmune-associated conditions
Celiac disease (CD) is frequently accompanied by a variety of extradigestive manifestations, thus making it a systemic disease rather than a disease limited to the gastrointestinal tract.....