For details contact
Canadian Celiac Association (CCA)
5170 Dixie Road, Suite 204,
Mississauga, ON L4W 1E3,
800-363-7296 or visit the WWW
"Hold the Dates"
What: Celiac Disease CME for Professionals
When: Friday, October 22nd from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Milstein Hospital Building's Clark Conference Center
177 Ft. Washington Ave
What: Patient Education Day 2004
When: Saturday, October 23rd from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Health Science Campus of Columbia University in the Hammer
Health Sciences Building at 701 West 168th Street
*Registration information to be announced for both days
This 2½-day conference will assess the prevalence of celiac disease, its diagnosis, long-term manifestations, and management, and explore directions for future research. Experts in the field will present the latest in research findings to an independent panel, who will then prepare a consensus statement addressing six key questions.
There is no charge to attend the conference.
For registration information and more details visit: http://consensus.nih.gov
Visit the NIH Videocast website for a live webcast of the conference The draft consensus statement will be available at http://consensus.nih.gov immediately following the conference; the final version will be released 2-3 weeks later.
A conference for individuals and families to explore valuable resources, receive cutting edge information and research updates, and to network with others in the celiac and gluten-intolerance community.
Preregistration guarantees the programs of your choice. The conference starts at 7:30 a.m. on Friday (June 4) and runs through Sunday afternoon (June 6) until 3:30 p.m. The Pennies From Heaven Banquet will be held on Saturday from 6:00 p.m.- 8:30 p.m., - Celebrating 30 years of Awareness and Support. GIG Kids Day Camp, is available throughout the conference so parents can attend workshops and the Saturday banquet while their children and teens have supervised activities, spaghetti dinner, movie and gluten-free snacks.
Program choices include: Health and Wellness Issues with Celiac Disease - Your Questions Answered by Cynthia S. Rudert, MD, F.A.C.P.; Integrative Therapies in CD by Dee Sandquist, MS, RD.; Making the Chef Your Ally by Aaron E. Flores, Disneyland Resort; Kids and Youth with Celiac Disease Panel Discussion by Al Williams; Advocating for Celiac Disease by Andrea Levario and Allison Hewitt of the American Celiac Task Force; Optimizing Nutrition with CD by Cathy Breedon, RD; Staying Active with Pain and Nerve Problems by S. Barsotti, PT; Living Mature Years with Celiac Disease Panel Discussion by Al Williams.
Cooking workshops are held on Friday and include: Gourmet Desserts 101 by Cyndy Clark, owner Grassroots Baking Co.; Crepes - Savory and Sweet by Rebecca Reilly, author Gluten-Free Baking; Focaccia Bread and Pizza Crust by Karen Robertson, author Cooking Gluten-Free!; Fail-Proof Pie Crust for Sweet and Savory Dishes by Carol Fenster, Ph.D., author and owner Savory Palate, Inc.
Local restaurants have agreed to accommodate reserved guests to eat out on Friday night, this reservation is required at registration and is optional to conference participants. The restaurants are Corbett Fish House, Old Wive's Tale and Jake's Grill.
It will be a great weekend to relax and know that everything we eat is safe. The full schedule and brochure can be downloaded at www.gluten.net and click on Events or by calling GIG at 206-246-6652. Registration and fees are described in the brochure with an Early Bird discount available until May 1, 2004. Registrations with Visa or MasterCard payments may be faxed to 206-246-6531. Family rates are available (maximum 2 adults and 2 children) as well as One Day Only rates and Banquet Only rates. Childcare is available at a nominal fee for children 4 and under for all three days. Preregistration is required for childcare and walk-ins will not be accepted. See the brochure and registration for more details.
For details contact
Gluten Intolerance Group
15110 10th Ave SW, Suite A,
Seattle, WA 98166-1820,
(206) 246-6652, FAX 206-246-6531
or visit the WWW
For more information email Tanis Collard with your your full name and mailing address or WWW.
GIG Kids Camp - WEST COAST (Camp Sealth, Vashon Island, Seattle WA) Session 6 July 26 - 30 Session 7 July 31 - Aug 6 Session 6/7 July 26 - Aug 6
For details contact Gluten Intolerance Group, 15110 10th Ave SW, Suite A, Seattle, WA 98166-1820, (206) 246-6652, FAX 206-246-6531 or visit the WWW
We are looking for sponsors for scholarships for kids who cannot afford the tuition, and without support from donors, would not be able to attend Gluten Free Fun Camp. Donations can be mailed to R.O.C.K. Gluten Free Fun Camp - 29572 Gerlach Way - Cannon Falls, MN 55009. All contributions are tax deductible.
Camp Courage is a barrier-free residential camping facility located on Cedar Lake near Maple Lake, Minnesota. Set on 305 acres of beautiful lakeshore, woods and fields, Camp Courage features two campuses with cabins, dining halls/recreation centers, craft shops and outdoor classrooms. Both campuses share a pool, gymnasium, health center and horseback-riding arena. The focus of this camp is to provide a well-monitored situation where children with celiac disease and their siblings, ages 8-17, can enjoy a Gluten-Free summer camp experience.
For details contact Katie Weidner
This conference will enable attendees to:
CSA/USA, PO Box 31700, Omaha, NE 68131-0700, (402) 558-0600, CSA, www.csaceliacs.org
For more information or to register at: www.columbuschildrens.com/edu/celiac.cfm
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