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Events for March 09, 2014

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----- San Diego, CA - gluten-free Intensive Dietitian Workshop

My intensive weekend retreats offer an in-depth look at gluten-free
nutrition for celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity - they are
designed to help you take your health to the next level. You'll also have
the chance to ask an expert celiac dietitian and gastroenterologist all of
your questions about the gluten-free diet and lifestyle.

March 7 - 9, 2014

Maximizing Health and Wellness on the Gluten-Free Diet Retreat

Park Hyatt Aviara Resort, Carlsbad, CA (north of San Diego)

Nutrition Instructor: Melinda Dennis, MS, RD, LDN, celiac dietitian

Founder: Delete the Wheat, LLC

Guest Lecturer: Sheila Crowe, MD, Director of the Celiac Clinic at UC San

Topics we will cover: celiac disease vs non-celiac gluten sensitivity, food
intolerances, brain and gut health, labs to ask your doctor to check,
medical management of celiac disease, vitamin/mineral
supplements/probiotics/digestive enzymes (Do I need them? How to pick
them?), planning healthy and easy gluten-free meals, Q & A time w/ Melinda,
and many other topics

Extra time for massage, spa, yoga, tennis, poolside time, and golf between

Registration: Limited to 30 people (18 years or older) with celiac disease
or non-celiac gluten sensitivity, their family, partners and friends.
Dietitians/nutritionists/students/chefs also welcome. 9 CEUS (Level 2 for

Price: $650 (2 commuter spots left @ $450; first come/first served).

Includes 9-hour nutrition workshop, physician guest lecturer, gourmet chef,
all gluten-free meals, snacks and samples, beautiful bedroom/bath (2
nights), and most hotel amenities. Please note actual cost is ~$1400/person
for this luxury location. The amazing discount is thanks to our special
sponsor, Deanna's Gluten Free, and our other wonderful sponsors.

To register for the retreat, please visit: www.gfwellnessretreat.com

There is also a separate Intensive Clinician Training offered that same
weekend (Sunday, March 9th).

To register for the Intensive Clinician Training visit:


----- Westchester (NY) Meeting

The Westchester Celiac Sprue Support Group invites you to our next meeting:


Sunday, March 9th
1:15 - 4:00 pm
Phelps Memorial Hospital - C Level
701 N Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY

Starting at 1:15 pm:
Gluten-free Vendors:
- Three Dogs Gluten-Free Bakery
- Camp Eagle Hill
- NJY Camps
- Udi's
- Glutino
- Timmy's Gluten-Free Safari

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm:
Kids Activities - Lauren & Mike, both teachers, will provide music and fun activities.

2:00 pm:
Guest Speaker & Panel:

Sabra Staudenmaier, a WCSSG member, will share her family's experience developing and implementing a gluten-free lunch menu in their school district. The focus of the discussion will be the obstacles, failures and ultimate success they encountered.

Specific issue that will be discussed include:

- What is the National Lunch program and what information about the program is relevant to those wanting to buy gluten-free lunches at school?

- Tips on working with your SFA (School Food Authority), School Nurse, Nutritionist and Physician.

- What is a diet prescription? Why is it important?

- Lessons learned and advice for families who would like to initiate a gluten-free school lunch program.

The Discussion Continues... Transition from Public School to College:

Sabra's presentation addressing public school lunch programs will be followed by a panel of moms who have celiac "kids" in college. They will share their experiences and those of their college students who are navigating the college years.

Sabra and the panel will hold a Q&A following their presentations, so bring your questions and concerns.

No reservations are required. For more information, please email info@westchesterceliacs.org

March 2014

Celebrating Today

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