Celiac Disease _ the Gluten-Free Diet

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					                                                             LOCAL SUPPORT
                                                                                                                                         Celiac Disease
                                                                   Celiac Sprue Association
                                                                 Chapters and Resource Units
    If you or a loved one has just been                               CSA Resource Unit #3029                                           the Gluten-Free
diagnosed with celiac disease, you are
not alone. Estimated to affect as many
                                                                          Jennifer Knauf, Wausau
                                                                          Phone: (715) 298-4060                                               Diet
                                                                         Email: jknauf@charter.net
as 3 million Americans, this inherited
                                                                      CSA Resource Unit #2091
autoimmune disorder is characterized by
                                                                             Lynn Jiter, Antigo
the body’s inability to properly digest                                  Phone: (715) 623-7254
gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley,                             Email: lynnmariej@hotmail.com

rye and, in some cases, oats. Celiac                         CSA Stevens Point Area Chapter #131A
                                                                Area Wisconsin Chapter #131
disease is a chronic and permanent                               Mary Louise Catura, Stevens Point
                                                                      Phone: (715) 346-0174
condition. The only known treatment at                             Email: elmarcat@charter.net
this time is to eliminate gluten from the
                                                                           Sally Sowiak, Plover
diet.                                                                    Phone: (715) 344-1449
                                                                        Email: ssowiak@charter.net
    Symptoms      may        improve   within
1-2 weeks of starting a gluten-free diet.
But be patient -- it may take as long as                Wausau Area Celiac Support Group
6-12 months for symptoms to go away                                      Jennifer Knauf, Wausau
                                                                         Phone: (715) 298-4060
and the intestinal lining to be healed.                                Email: waceliac@charter.net
Some people may be able to resume                                       Web: www.celiacinwi.org

gluten without immediate symptoms,
but you do not outgrow celiac disease                            Northwoods Celiac Group
and it is not cured – treatment should
                                                                 Julianne Karow, Minocqua
be for life.                                                       Phone: (715) 892-4987
                                                              Email: northwoodsceliac@aol.com
    So, what do you do now? Take a                      Web: www.celiacinwi.org/Northwoods_Celiac.html
deep breath… and relax. This guide has
been designed to help you get started
finding the many resources available for                                                                                                    A Guide to
living a gluten-free life.
                                                             411 Westwood Drive Wausau WI 54401
                                                                                                                                       Support and Resources
                                                             (715) 847.2558 Toll free 1.877.442.7762
                                                                        www.giassoc.org                                                          in
                                                Disclaimer: The information contained in this pamphlet is for informational purposes
                                                only and is not to be used as a substitute for direct medical care nor implies           Central Wisconsin
                                                endorsement of any business or organization mentioned herein.
  INTERNET RESOURCES                                                                 BOOKS                                         ONLINE RECIPES
                                                                 The Essential Gluten-Free Restaurant Guide               There are many online resources for gluten-free cooking. Here
American Celiac Disease Alliance                                 by Triumph Dining Gluten Free                            are a few to get you started:
2504 Duxbury Place Alexandria, VA 22308
Phone (703) 622-3331 Web: www.americanceliac.org                 The First Year: Celiac Disease and Living Gluten-Free:   All Recipes
                                                                 An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed               www.allrecipes.com/recipes/healthy-cooking/gluten-free
Celiac.com                                                       by Jules E. Dowler
4927 Sonoma Hwy Ste C1 Santa Rosa, CA 95409                                                                               Gluten-Free Recipe Exchange
Phone: (707) 509-4528 Web: www.celiac.com                        The GF Kid: A Celiac Disease Survival Guide              www.gluten.net/recipes/
                                                                 by Melissa London
Celiac Disease Awareness Campaign                                                                                         Gluten Free Mommy
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse            The Gluten-Free Bible                                    www.glutenfreemommy.com/recipes/
2 Information Way Bethesda, MD 20892-3570                        by Jax Peters Lowell
Phone: 1-800-891-5389 Web: www.celiac.nih.gov                                                                             RecipeZaar
                                                                 Gluten-Free Friends: An Activity Book for Kids           www.recipezaar.com/recipes/gluten-free
Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University                     by Nancy Patin Falini
Harkness Pavilion
180 Fort Washington Ave Ste 934 New York, NY 10032               Kids with Celiac Disease: A Family Guide to Raising
Phone (212) 342-4529 Web: www.celiacdiseasecenter.org            Happy, Healthy, Gluten-Free Children
                                                                 by Danna Korn
Celiac Disease Foundation                                                                                                 Gluten-Free Living Magazine
13251 Ventura Blvd Ste 1 Studio City, CA 91604                   Living Gluten-Free For Dummies                           A national, full-color magazine completely devoted to helping
Phone: (818) 990-2354 Web: www.celiac.org                        by Danna Korn                                            you lead a happy, healthy gluten-free life.
                                                                                                                          Phone: 1-800-324-8781 Web: www.glutenfreeliving.com
Celiac Sprue Association/USA Inc.                                Wheat-Free, Worry-Free: The Art of Happy, Healthy
P.O. Box 31700 Omaha, NE 68131-0700                              Gluten-Free Living                                       Living Without Magazine
Phone: 1-877-272-4272 Web: www.csaceliacs.org                    by Danna Korn                                            A magazine for people with allergies and food sensitivities
                                                                                                                          Phone: 1-800-474-8614 Web: www.livingwithout.com
Children's Digestive Health and Nutrition Foundation
P.O. Box 6 Flourtown, PA 19031                                                COOKBOOKS
Phone: (215) 233-0808 Web: www.celiachealth.org
                                                                 Beyond Rice Cakes: A Young Person's Guide to
                                                                                                                                    LOCAL VENDORS
Gluten Intolerance Group of North America                        Cooking, Eating & Living Gluten-Free                     In addition to the specialty vendors listed below, contact your
31214 124th Ave SE Auburn, WA 98092                              by Vanessa Maltin
Phone: (253) 833-6655 Web: www.gluten.net                                                                                 local mainstream vendors for gluten-free product availability.
                                                                 Gluten-Free Baking Classics
National Foundation for Celiac Awareness                         by Annalise G. Roberts                                   Back to Eden
P.O. Box 544 Ambler, PA 19002                                                                                             2221 Grand Ave Wausau WI 54403
Phone: (215) 325-1306 Web: www.celiaccentral.org                 The Gluten-Free Gourmet - series                         Phone: (715) 849-1299
                                                                 by Bette Hagman
University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center                                                                               Country Harvest
5839 S Maryland Ave MC 4069 Rm C-491 Chicago, IL 60637           Gluten-Free Quick & Easy: From Prep to Plate Without     3510 Schofield Ave Weston WI 54476
Phone: (773) 702-7593 Web: www.celiacdisease.net                 the Fuss                                                 Phone: (715) 241-0989
                                                                 by Carol Fenster
www.befreeforme.com                                                                                                       Downtown Grocery
Offers support, recipes, reviews, articles and coupons/samples   Incredible Edible Gluten-Free Food for Kids              607 Third St Wausau WI 54403
to gluten-free consumers.                                        by Sheri L. Sanderson                                    Phone: (715) 848-9800 Web: www.downtowngrocery.com

www.glutenfreeinfo.com                                           Nearly Normal Cooking For Gluten-Free Eating             Owl Ridge General Store
A comprehensive database containing information about the        by Jules E. D. Shepard                                   10110 Tower Rd Wausau WI 54401
gluten-free status of brand name food products.                                                                           Phone: (715) 848-2855
                                                                 The 125 Best Gluten-Free Recipes
www.lifewithoutgluten.com                                        by Donna Washburn and Heather Butt                       U-Bake
Gluten-free guides, recipes, forums, and advice.                                                                          4408 Rib Mountain Dr Wausau WI 54401
                                                                 Wheat-Free, Gluten-Free Cookbook for Kids and Busy       Phone: (715) 355-4462
www.twincitiesrock.org                                           Adults
Excellent resource including Family Resource Guide and school/   by Connie Sarros
daycare information.