New York Times features Celiac Disease

December 16, 2009

New York Times features Celiac Disease

Times Health Guide publishes an article series devoted to celiac disease and the gluten-free diet.

The New York Times website published a series of articles on celiac disease in it’s Times Health Guide,which featured NFCA Scientific/Medical Advisory Board Member Dr. Ritu Verma, director of the Celiac Disease Center at Children’s Hospital of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Verma highlights NFCA’s efforts to increase the number of gluten-free menus in restaurants through its Appetite for Awareness and Gluten-Free Resource Education Training (GREAT) programs.

Also quoted by the NY Times was Dr. Charles Bongiorno, the chief of the division of gastroenterology and hepatology at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.

Both Dr. Verma and Dr. Bongiorno participated in NFCA’s recent Appetite for Awareness event, held September 30th 2009 at the Wachovia Center in Philadelphia.

NFCA would like to thank the author of today’s Times Heath Guide celiac disease series, Carolyn Marie Sayre.

Click Here to view today’s NY Times Online celiac disease feature.