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    Jefferson Adams is Celiac.com's senior writer and Digital Content Director. He earned his B.A. and M.F.A. at Arizona State University, and has authored more than 2,000 articles on celiac disease. His coursework includes studies in science, scientific methodology, biology, anatomy, medicine, logic, and advanced research. He previously served as SF Health News Examiner for Examiner.com, and devised health and medical content for Sharecare.com. Jefferson has spoken about celiac disease to the media, including an appearance on the KQED radio show Forum, and is the editor of the book "Cereal Killers" by Scott Adams and Ron Hoggan, Ed.D.

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    Jefferson Adams
    Celiac.com 08/17/2012 - In an effort to promote the production of safe, reliable gluten-free food products, the Canadian Government has announced a $245,000 grant that will help the Canadian Celiac Association partner with ExcelGrains Canada, the Packaging Association of Canada and the Canadian Health Food Association to develop specific controls and the supporting tools for each...

    Jefferson Adams
    Celiac.com 08/08/2012 - In the UK, people with celiac disease get their gluten-free food subsidized by the government as part of their national health care. This includes items like gluten-free pizzas.
    This practice works in much the same way that insurance companies in America cover drug prescriptions for their members. Those members with a doctor's prescription pay a reduced...

    Jefferson Adams
    Celiac.com 10/19/2012 - Irish citizens with celiac disease will no longer be reimbursed for the gluten-free products they buy, under to a newly announced cutback to their health benefits.
    The Irish Pharmacy Union (IPU) says that new cuts to health benefits by the Irish health service (HSE) mean that many gluten-free products will no longer be reimbursed by the government, including...

    Jefferson Adams
    Celiac.com 06/06/2017 - Word from the Great White north is that the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA) is preventing the sale of Estrella Damm Daura, following a warning from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
    The SLGA, according to the company's website, is "a Treasury Board Crown Corporation responsible for the distribution, control and regulation of...

  • Forum Discussions

    About 30% or a bit more of the entire population has the celiac genes.  Only a tiny few actually develop celiac disease. The gene test just rules out celiac disease.   My advice is to find a medical doctor who is celiac savvy.  One th...
    I don’t know why you had a stool test instead of a blood test.  But taking the actual blood test for Celiac while gluten-free is not a good idea.  It tells you nothing.  If you have Celiac , and are eating gluten-free, you shouldn’t be mak...
    Hello,  I was hoping someone here could help. I have had 2 stool tests done with high antigliadin antibodies. I also had high SIgA. After starting a gluten free diet, my SigA was significantly lower, although antibodies were still elevated ...
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