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Take advantage of the growing number of celiac centers, support groups and organizations, books, magazines, websites, and apps that focus on celiac disease and the gluten-free diet. We have listed some resources for you below. We try to include everyone so if you see an official group, center or organization that should be added, please let us know.

Celiac Medical Centers:

Below is a list of celiac centers across the United States which focus on patient care, educational outreach, and/or research for celiac disease.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Celiac Center
Boston, MA

Center for Celiac Research and Treatment, Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

The Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University
New York, NY

Mayo Clinic in Minnesota
Rochester, MN

The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center
Chicago, IL

Alfred I duPont Hospital for Children
Pediatric GI Division
Wilmington, DE

The Celiac Center at Paoli Hospital
Paoli, PA

Center for Digestive Diseases at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
Iowa City, IA

The Celiac Disease Clinic at Rady Children's Hospital
San Diego, CA

Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition at the Children's Hospital, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

Kogan Celiac Center at the Barnabas Health Ambulatory Care Center
Livingston, NJ

Stanford Celiac Sprue Management Clinic

The Jefferson Celiac Center at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA

The Celiac Center at the University of Tennessee Medical Center
Knoxville, TN

Digestive Health Center at the University of Virginia Health System
Charlottesville, VA

Wm. K. Warren Medical Research Center for Celiac Disease at the University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
Bonnie Mechanic Celiac Disease Clinic
Milwaukee, WI

Nationwide Children's Hospital
Columbus, OH

University of Colorado Hospital
Anschutz Medical Campus

Children's Hospital Colorado
Aurora, CO

National Celiac Organizations and Support Groups:

Organizations and groups across the United States provide valuable support to those with celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. They are strong advocates for the cause. Visit their sites for in-depth information and resources on living gluten-free.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly American Dietetic Association)

American Celiac Disease Alliance

American Gastroenterological Association

Canadian Celiac Association

Celiac Sprue Association

Celiac Disease Foundation

Gluten Intolerance Group of North America

National Foundation for Celiac Awareness

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

National Institute of Health Celiac Disease Awareness Campaign

North American Society for the Study of Celiac Disease

North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition (Gastrokids)

Raising Our Celiac Kids (ROCK)

General Resource Books on Celiac Disease and the Gluten-Free Diet:

Books on celiac disease and gluten sensitivity are arriving on store shelves in great numbers. Below is a listing of books compiled by members of the Dietitians in Gluten Intolerance Disease, a sub-group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

Acceptability of Foods and Food Ingredients for the Gluten-Free Diet Pocket Dictionary
Canadian Celiac Association

Amy Goes Gluten Free: a young person's guide to celiac disease
Children's Hospital Boston

Celiac Disease: A Guide to Living with Gluten Intolerance
Sylvia Bower, RN

Celiac Disease: A Hidden Epidemic
Peter Green, MD & Rory Jones

Celiac Disease for Dummies
Ian Blumer MD and Sheila Crowe MD

Cooking Free: 200+ Flavorful Recipes for People with Food Allergies and Multiple Food Sensitivities
Carol Fenster, Ph.D.

Counting Gluten-Free Carbohydrates: A Guide for Those with Diabetes and Celiac Disease
Tricia Thompson, MS, RD and Suzanne Simpson, RD.,,

The Essential Gluten-free Grocery Guide

The Essential Gluten-free Restaurant Guide

Gluten-Free Diet: A Comprehensive Resource Guide Expanded Edition, 2010 Shelley Case, RD

Gluten-Free Friends: An Activity Book For Kids
Nancy Patin-Falini, MA, RD, LDN

Gluten-Free Hassle-Free: A Simple, Sane, Dietitian-Approved Program for Eating Your Way Back to Health
Marlisa Brown, MS, RD, CDE, CDN

Gluten-Free Quick & Easy - From Prep to Plate without the Fuss: 200+ Recipes for People with Food Sensitivities
Carol Fenster, PhD

Gluten-Free 101: Easy, Basic Dishes without Wheat
Carol Fenster, Ph.D

Real Life with Celiac Disease: Troubleshooting and Thriving Gluten Free
Melinda Dennis, MS, RD, LDN and Daniel Leffler MD, MS

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Gluten-Free Eating
Eve Adamson and Tricia Thompson, MS, RD

The Gluten-Free Nutrition Guide
Tricia Thompson, MS, RD

The Ultimate Guide to Gluten-Free Living
Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University

Wheat-Free Recipes & Menus: Delicious Dining without Wheat or Gluten
Carol Fenster, PhD

100 Best Gluten-Free Recipes
Carol Fenster, PhD

1,000 Gluten-Free Recipes
Carol Fenster, PhD

100 Questions & Answers About Celiac Disease And Sprue: A Lahey Clinic Guide
David L. Burns, MD

American Dietetic Association's Client Education Brochure: Gluten-Free Basics

American Dietetic Association's Client Education Booklet: Celiac Disease Nutrition Guide

American Dietetic Association's Easy Gluten-Free: Expert Nutrition Advice with More than 100 Recipes

American Dietetic Association's Pocket Guide: Gluten-Free Strategies for Clients with Multiple Diet Restrictions


Allergic Living Magazine

Delight Gluten Free

Easy Eats

Gluten-Free Living Magazine

Living Without Magazine

Simply Gluten Free Magazine



Celiac Disease & Kids by Danna Korn

Gluten-Free - Shelley Case, RD

Gluten-Free Dietitian - Tricia Thompson, MS, RD

Gluten-Free Drugs

Gluten-Free MD

Gluten-Free Watchdog

Teens' Health (from Nemours)

Gluten-Free Recipes and Shopping Resources


Raising your Celiac Child - Guidelines for a Gluten-Free Life
Children's Hospital Boston Family Health Education Series

Gluten Free at College: A guide for students, families and dining Service Professionals
Children's Hospital Boston Family Health Education Series

Apps for Smartphones and iPhones:

AllergyFree Passport Apps
Offers different apps that people with celiac disease, as well as those with food allergies (dairy, eggs, fish, peanuts, shellfish, soy, etc), can customize to search for restaurants and menu items.

Celiac Feed
Discover gluten-free venues nearby and in other cities with the iPhone. Join the community and Q&A to share knowledge about the gluten-free diet and celiac disease.

Find Me Gluten Free
This app has addresses, phone numbers and menus for restaurants 'near me' or 'near address' or cities.

Gluten Free App Reviews (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics)

Gluten Free Detective (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics)

Gluten Free Registry

An app for iPhone, Android Smart phones and iPads with a searchable database of over 23,400+ gluten-free friendly business locations in U.S. and international locations.

Gluten Free Restaurant Cards (free)
Provides 40 card images from in many languages that can be used in restaurants and shown to wait staff or chefs to explain the gluten-free diet.

Is that Gluten Free? (iPad & iPhone/iTouch app)
This app includes 23,000 manufacturer verified gluten-free products and over 510 brands. You can search by brand, product name or category with searchable ingredient tabs.

Whole Foods Market Recipes App
Free iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad app that filters through recipes by categories and special diets such as gluten free, vegetarian, low-fat and more. It can also find recipes that use ingredients you already have and gives the option to build shopping lists.

Regional Celiac Support Groups:

For other state groups, click on the major organizations listed above.


Healthy Villi Greater Boston Celiac/DH Support Group, Inc.
Support Line: (617) 262-5422

Children's Hospital Celiac Support Group
300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA
(617) 355-2127

Joslin Clinic, Boston, MA

Better Life Whole Foods
1500 Allen St.
Springfield, MA 01118
Contact: Barbara Giammarino
(413) 783-9424 ext 4

Central Massachusetts Celiac Support Group
Reliant Medical Group
Contact: Kimberly Mirsky MS, RD, LDN, CDE
508-595-2122 (fax)

Mailing address:
Reliant Medical Group Nutrition Department
630 Plantation St
Worcester, MA 01605

Meeting location:
Reliant Medical Group
666 Lincoln St
Worcester, MA 01605

It's All About the Grain
Milford Regional Medical Center
Contact: Charmaine Vincent-Haan, RD,CDE
(508) 422-2474


Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California
Contact: Jennifer Iscol
Voicemail: (707) 579-9683


Central Connecticut Celiac Support Group - CSA/USA, Inc.
Contact: Carmillia Kimmell BS, RN, NC
(860) 426-1980
Contact: Nancy Ball
(203) 634-0530

Greater New Haven Celiac Group
Contact: Bill Jacobs
(203) 272-9646

Hartford Celiac Group
Contact: Liz Bosco
(860) 487-1136

Shoreline Gluten Free Association - Westbrook, CT
Contact: Sybil Nassau
(860) 399-3410


South Florida Celiac Support Group
Contact: Phyllis Kessler
(561) 637-0396


Bangor Maine Celiac Support Group
Contact: Ann Delaware
(207) 827-2733

Living Gluten-Free Support Group
St. Mary's Nutrition Center of Maine
Lewiston, Maine
Contact: Sherie Blumenthal
(207) 513-3844

Portland Maine Celiac/DH Support Group
Contact : M Louise Densmore - Chair
Karla J Brannen - Treasurer
(207) 409-5677

Nutrition Advisors:
Debbie Pepper-Dougherty, RD, LD
Kay Mullin, RD, LD, CDE
(207) 781-4922

New Hampshire

New Englander Celiac Disease/Gluten Intolerance Group - Concord (NH) Hospital
Contact: Judith Englander
(603) 428-7086

Southern New Hampshire Gluten Intolerance Association
Contact: John


Celiac Support Group of Vermont
Contact: Suzanne Ludlam

Revision Date: 12-19-12
Author: Melinda Dennis, MS, RD, LDN
Editors: Mary Kay Sharrett, MS, RD, LD, CNSD and Daniel Leffler, MD, MS

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