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The 27th Annual Csa Conference

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The 27th Annual CSA Conference - October 21-24, 2004

27th Annual CSA Conference

Conference Objectives:

This conference will enable attendees to:

Appreciate patient-centered education and promote self-management of celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis

Develop and enhance life-long skills in areas like coping with change, stress-relief, personal goal-setting, etc.

Gain new knowledge of the increase of incidence, and the complexities of symptoms, diagnoses, research and treatment of celiac disease

Understand the role of human and plant genetics, the environment, and exposure to triggering proteins as they relate to celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis.

Designed For:

Individuals and their families who are interested in health and diet issues relating to celiac disease. Includes opportunities for networking and offers CEU's for physicians and other health-care professionals.

Registration Fees:

To be announced.


Product vendors will display and sell products, provide samples, and accept orders during posted hours. CSA Central will offer CSA materials and special conference promotions as well.

To Receive a Brochure:

To be placed on the mailing list for a CSA conference brochure, you are invited to send an e-mail request to; a faxed request to 402-558-1347; a personal request toll free to 877-CSA-4CSA; or a written request to CSA Office, P.O. Box 31700, Omaha, NE 68131-0700

Regional Conferences

The national CSA organization assists with regional and state conferences. National educational conferences are scheduled generally in the fall-usually in October. State and regional conferences are encouraged to be held in the spring.


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I was just curious if anyone was planning on attending the CSA conference. It is in Oklahoma City, OK this year. It is not terribly far from me, and I am thinking about going.

I was just kind of wanting to know if anyone else was going, and also for those who have been to one before maybe you can share some information as to what goes on there. The website doesn't have much information on it yet. I was curious if it was worth the time to go.

-Jessica :rolleyes:


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I would love to go. Where is it? How much is it? I would love some details. :D


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It is in Oklahoma City, OK. Registrations fees haven't been announced yet. All that the information that is available is in my above posts, it came from the CSA Website. Hope that helps.

-Jessica :rolleyes:


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