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CSA/USA REGIONAL CONFERENCE

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***CSA/USA REGIONAL CONFERENCE, MARCH 27TH***

TYSON'S CORNER, VA

CSA/USA Celiac Sprue Chapter #100

DC Metro Regional Conference & Dinner

March 27th 12:00pm - 8:30pm

Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner

8661 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA

Meeting Flyer can be downloaded at: http://www.wifidoctors.com

Keynote Speakers:

COMPLICATIONS OF CELIAC DISEASE

Peter H.R. Green, M.D.

Director of the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University

Professor of Clinical Medicine at Columbia University, College of Physicians

and Surgeons

"Mortality rates among adult Celiacs is about two to three times that of the

general

population. In the first portion of Dr. Green's lectures, he will be

discussing Celiac Disease's relationship to mortality rates, it's autoimmune

connection, fertility complications, and related neurologic problems."

HEALTH BEYOND CELIAC DISEASE

Margaret Gill, M.D.

Mayo Clinic and Foundation Rochester, Minnesota Department of Family Medicine

"Dr. Gill lectures on her personal experiences as a Celiac and how to master

the diet

--and follow it. She also provides medical guidelines for your health care

provider on

monitoring your health and also discusses other preventative issues such as

Cancer

screening guidelines (Breast, Colon, Cervical, Prostate, Lung and Ovarian),

Osteoporosis

and Immunizations."

GLORIOUS GRAINS

Anne Roland Lee, MSEd, RD, Nutritionist, Celiac Disease Center Columbia

University, New York

"Anne's research recently published in the American Journal Of Dietetics on

the

"Effects of the Gluten-Free Diet on the Quality of Life of Individuals with

Celiac Disease"

and her Nutritional Assessment Tools developed for dietitians to use while

counseling patients with celiac disease, provides for an insightful lecture on

nutritional concerns with an emphasizes on the nutrient benefits of the variety

of grains available at the marketplace.

SPRING-TIME CUISINE: NATURALLY GLUTEN-FREE!

Glutenfreeda.com's chef, Jessica Hale

Explore delicious, wonderful naturally gluten-free foods this spring without

shopping by mail

order or hunting down those products that are sometimes, if not always,

difficult to find.

Glutenfreeda.com's chef, Jessica Hale, invites you into her "kitchen" to

share some helpful tips on how to enjoy living on a gluten-free diet. In this

class we will demystify a classic Italian dish and prepare a mouth-watering

springtime entree and dessert perfectly suited for your entire family or even

special dinner guests.

Reserve your spot in this fun and informative class today! (fee for cooking

class)

THE BASICS OF GLUTEN FREE BAKING

Lee Tobin, Whole Foods

In his lecture, Lee will discuss the basics of gluten-free baking, and give

an update on

the gluten-free baking program that he is developing at Whole Foods Market.

Conference attendees who are interested in attending a tour of the grocery

aisles at the local Whole Foods Market at 143 Maple Ave. East Vienna, VA at

10:00am before the sessions begin, please email

Lee at: lee.tobin@wholefoods.com

***CHILDREN'S PROGRAM*****

CHILDREN'S EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP

Nancy Patin Falini, MA, RD, LDN

Author of "Gluten-Free Friends An Activity Book for Kids"

All children who register by March 15th and attend the workshop, will receive

a free copy of Nancy's"Gluten-Free Friends An Activity Book for Kids",

compliments of the CSA/USA Inc.

"Breakfast", "Lunch", "Dinner" and "Snacks"

Jessica Hale, GlutenFeeda.com

Chef Jessica Hale will discuss and prepare Kid's favorite foods

***SPECIAL PRESENTATION****

CELIAC CHICKS DOT COM

http://www.celiacchicks.com

Kelly Courson & Kim Danyluk

Kim and Kelly felt there was room on the World Wide Web for a site that was

informative and entertaining to help deal with the restrictions of celiac

disease, and make the sometimes difficult transition a little easier. It really

doesn't have to be a drag! So, CeliacChicks.com was born as a way to share their

discoveries and save you the trouble of trial and error. Learn about their

trials and travels at this fun, informative lecture.

****MORE!!!***

GLUTEN FREE BEER (yes, gluten-free beer from Ramapo Valley Brewery)

SHOPPING AT THE MEETING

Healthway Natural Foods

It's Healthway Natural Foods philosophy is to provide the local community

with the highest quality natural products, a friendly knowledgeable staff, and

great value without compromising integrity or quality. Shop at one of nine

locations in our area where you'll find only 100% certified organic produce and a

variety of gluten free products. Please take advantage of this opportunity to

discover and sample new Gluten Free products for purchase and to take home

from the meeting.

The CSA Gluten-Free Product Listing 8th edition-October 2003

For Sale at the Meeting...only 30 copies will be available.

Free Taste Testing of Gluten Free Products

gluten-free DINNER

Mixed Greens w/candied Pecans & Cranberries

Dinner Rolls donated by Gluten Free Delights

Basil & Pine Nut Pilaf

Seasonal Vegetables

Grilled Herb & Balsamic Vinegar Chicken Breasts - Casein free

Teriyaki Salmon - Casein free

Steak Fajitas with Corn Tortillas

Chocolate Raspberry Pound Cake

Dairy-Free Carrot Cake

All Adult Entrees $29.95 (Earlybird Registration Price till March 15th)

Children Entrees $12.00 (Fajitas)

Contact CSA/USA Chapter #100 Chairperson for registration or more information

at

mvineyard40@aol.com or 703-471-5047


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