Celiac Day 2019

September 23, 2019

When: Saturday, October 5, from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Nemours AI DuPont Hospital for Children, 3rd Fl, 1600 Rockland Road Wilmington, DE

The Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition is hosting this FREE event in order to provide children and caregivers with celiac disease a comprehensive educational program. This education day will aim to promote awareness by providing our families with a day that will consist of gluten-free food, facts (lecture) and fun.

Children in attendance are provided the opportunity to attend an interactive cooking classes.

Registration/breakfast begins at 8:15 a.m., and the program begins at 9 a.m. We’ll
offer a gluten free continental breakfast and complimentary gluten-free meals for
lunch. Attendees can sample gluten-free products from vendors who will join us
for the education day.

AGENDA

Session 1The Basics- What Every Parent and Patient Needs to Know
Nemours Gastroenterology Team 

Session 2- Growing Up with Celiac Disease
Kira Branch Psy.D. Pediatric Psychology, Division of Behavioral Health, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children 

Session 3- Pathways to A Cure
Kate Avery, MPH, Beyond Celiac Director of Research and Patient Engagement
Dr. Anthony J. DiMarino, Jr., MD-Director Celiac Center Thomas Jefferson University Hospital 

 

Registration is free, but please register here

 

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