Celiac Disease Government Resources
Many of the sites below include a search box in which you can enter a term such as “celiac” or “autoimmune” and be redirected to additional resources within that site.
Americans with Disabilities Act – Potential Implications of Lesley University Agreement
Questions and answers from the US Department of Justice regarding the potential implications of the 2012 agreement with Lesley University regarding college food services and students with celiac disease.
Visit the ADA Questions and Answers Page on this Agreement
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
A lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of Americans, the CDC website provides credible information on a wide range of health topics.
Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Provides regularly updated information about federally and privately supported clinical studies with human participants conducted around the world.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
Conducts and supports research on many of the most serious diseases affecting public health.
Visit the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
The steward of medical and behavioral research for the Nation.
Visit the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Celiac Disease Awareness Campaign
Seeks to raise awareness among health professionals and the public about the prevalence and complications of celiac disease.
Visit the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Celiac Disease Awareness Campaign
US Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Information Center
Includes information about allergies and food sensitivities, health and digestive disorders, dietary supplements, food composition and safety, diet and disease, food labeling and dietary guidance.
Visit the US Department of Agriculture Food & Nutrition Information Center
US Department of Education – Protecting Students with Disabilities
Information about Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, which is designed to ensure that students have access to “free and appropriate public eduation” in schools that accept federal funding. This is the structure in which school accommodations are requested and provided.
Visit the US Department of Education
US Department of Justice
A guide to disability rights laws.
Visit the US Department of Justice
US Food and Drug Administration
Questions and Answers Regarding Food Allergens, including the Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act of 2004.
Visit the US Food and Drug Administration
US Food and Drug Administration – Gluten and Food Labeling
Specific information regarding the FDA’s regulatory process regarding gluten-free claims on food products.
Visit the US Food and Drug Administration – Gluten and Food Labeling
US Food and Drug Administration – Questions & Answers about Gluten-Free Labeling
FDA experts answer key questions about the final rule for consumers, industry and other stakeholders (from 6/2015).
Visit the US FDA Labeling Questions and Answers Page
US Department of Health and Human Services – Healthfinder.gov
Searchable database of health news and information, shareable tools, and local resource finder.
US National Library of Medicine Medline Plus
The world’s largest biomedical library which promotes and provides access to health information.
Visit the US National Library of Medicine
Women’s Health – US Department of Health & Human Services
The Office of Women’s Health offers a comprehensive website that provides reliable and accurate health information for women.
Organizations for Medical Professionals
- Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
- American Academy of Dermatology
- American Academy of Neurology
- American Academy of Pediatrics
- American College of Endocrinology
- American College of Gastroenterology
- American College of Physicians
- American College of Rheumatology
- American Gastroenterological Association
- American Psychological Association
- GIKids – Children’s Digestive Health Information for Kids & Parents
- North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition