Greater Cleveland Celiac Association

We are "Celiacs Helping Celiacs"

Celiac Disease Awareness

We now know that Celiac Disease is not as rare as was once thought; in fact it is now thought that one in 133 people have Celiac disease, yet many do not know.  One of our goals is to spread awareness of celiac disease.

Celiac Disease Awareness Goes Mainstream

Greater Cleveland Gluten-Free Lifestyle EXPO

Discover what good health tastes like!

Visit to pre-purchase your tickets for the Sunday, September 9th Gluten-free Lifestyle EXPO to learn more about celiac and the gluten-free diet and more.

Sample and purchase gluten-free products

  • Speak one-on-one to Celiac Experts- doctors and dietitians
  • Participate in free health screenings
  • Watch gluten-free cooking demos
  • Bring the kids for fun activities Front Page News


 - August 26, 2011

Man with stomach pains. (BananaStock)

Why is celiac disease on the rise?

Nearly five times more Americans have the digestive disorder today than in the 1950s. Often undiagnosed for years


Celiac and the Gluten Free Diet in the Media

The Media is helping to spread awareness of Celiac Disease

Below are some links to articles and programs concerning Celiac

 Dr. Oz on Oprah Radio discussing Celiac 

Gluten Free Diet... Is It for Me?

 On nutrition: Diabetes and celiac disease

Celiac on The View and other ABC shows

The Dr. Oz Show Talks Celiac Disease and the Gluten-Free Diet

The Dr. Oz Show airing Thursday, December 10th 2009 will discuss celiac disease and the gluten-free diet.

Dr. Peter Green, NFCA Scientific/ Medical Advisory Board member and Director of the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University, will be featured on the program along with television personality and author of The  G-Free Diet, Elizabeth Hasselbeck.

The show will air in Cleveland on ABC (WEWS Channel 5)

at 10 AM Thursday Dec 10 and 1AM  Friday Dec 11, 2009


The View, recipient of the 2003 Daytime Emmy® Award for "Outstanding Talk Show, ... Since being diagnosed with Celiac Disease, Elisabeth has committed herself to ...

entrepreneurs ... Interested in any of the products or entrepreneurs you saw ... compounds stimulate a child's mind and inspire creativity, but kids with celiac ...

Tyler Florence has been cooking with the co-hosts all month long! ... I have a 15 year old daughter that has just been diagnosed with Celiac Disease. ...

... she discusses her gluten-free lifestyle and how she lives with celiac disease. Read More ... Diet, she shares her struggle with celiac disease. Read More ...

... onitiative, Autism Speaks, and the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness. Since being diagnosed with celiac disease, Elisabeth has committed herself to ...

New York Times Article:  Gluten-free whether you need it or not