Symposium Q&A from Jocelyn Silvester, MD, PhD

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Q. I have read that people on a gluten-free diet have more arsenic in their urine and mercury in their blood. Can you speak about this? A. Rice absorbs and concentrates arsenic and mercury in soil. People with celiac disease tend to eat more rice than those who also eat gluten-containing grains, and, thus, are at risk for increased heavy …

Symposium Q&A from Debbie Mitchell, MD

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Here are the Questions and Answers from Debbie Mitchell, MD. Q: Is it possible to have hypothyroidism without having elevated TSH? Is the TSH screening the end of testing or can other tests confirm hypothyroidism, such as full symptoms and family history of Hashimotos? A. TSH is the most reliable test for primary hypothyroidism (meaning that the problem is that …

Symposium Q&A from Kate Scarlata, RDN, Digestive Health Nutrition Consultant

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Here are the Questions and Answers from Kate Scarlata, RDN, Digestive Health Nutrition Consultant. Q. How do you navigate reintroduction of FODMAPs when patients have experienced relief and are afraid to reintroduce them? A. In one word: gently. I would re-introduce small amounts of FODMAPs in the subtype (lactose, excess fructose, fructans etc.) that I would suspect would be the …

2017 Symposium Speaker Slides Are Here

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The 2017 National Celiac Association Symposium has passed. If you missed it, or if you want to review some of the amazing content presented by our presenters, we have posted them for you to read, share and download. Click here to go to the 2017 Symposium Speak Slides.

April NCA News

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Monthly e-newsletter serving the celiac and gluten free community Many thanks to our colleagues at the Celiac Program at Harvard Medical School, with whom we planned the 2017 Celiac Symposium: Medical Myths and Milestones. On Saturday April 1, a capacity crowd heard from top-notch speakers, visited with a variety of vendors and enjoyed gluten-free food all day. Hope everybody who …

Medical Myths & Milestones Attendee Information

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We are aware that wintery weather is in the forecast for Friday night into Saturday. The Symposium will not be cancelled or postponed. Check-in will begin at 8 am and presentations will begin promptly at 9 am. We urge you to allow extra travel time, and we wish you safe travels. This event will take place at Four Points by …

Medical Myths & Milestones Menu

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Breakfast Hard Boiled Eggs Yogurt Apple Blueberry Granola Fresh Fruit Warm Bagels with choice of butter, jelly, cream cheese, and peanut butter Fresh Baked Blueberry Lemon Muffins Morning Snack Cashew Cranberry Bar with White Chocolate Topping Lunch Vegetable Lasagna Hot Turkey Chili with Avocado, Grated Cheese and Tortilla Chips Jasmine Rice Red Quinoa Salad with Apples, Butternut Squash, Craisins and …

Weather cancellations March 14-15, 2017

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The Attleboro Monthly Group Meeting scheduled for March 14 has been cancelled due to the weather. The Natick Monthly Group Meeting scheduled for March 15 has been cancelled due to the weather.