The US Open Must Better Accommodate Food Allergies & Intolerances including Celiac Disease

It's About Equality - The USTA's Diversity & Inclusion Umbrella Should Be Extended at the US Open to Offer a Gluten Free Stand for Fans with Celiac Disease OverviewFor the last twenty plus years, one of our family’s annual traditions to mark the end of Summer has been attending the US Open. Up until this …

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Check Your Food Privilege – Empathy & Accommodation Foster Inclusion

Last Summer, my wife and I were blissfully unaware about Celiac Disease’s prevalence and significance. As kids head back to school, I want to share with you our family’s perspective gained over this past year in helping our 6 year old son adjust to his life changing diagnosis and navigate a Gluten filled world on …

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Celiac Disease is a Serious Autoimmune Disease That Deserves Serious Federal Funding For Research

Celiac Disease is a serious autoimmune disease that is not being taken seriously by our Federal government. As detailed in the Senate Appropriations Committee testimony submitted by Jon and Leslie Bari, NIH has underfunded Celiac Disease research (with only about $3 million/year). Without public funding of basic research, drug development is severely hindered. Public funding …

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