Host a Gluten-Free Food Drive

The gluten-free diet is expensive which makes accessing gluten-free food products difficult for many families. On top of that many local food pantries do not have sufficient access to gluten-free products. You can join in our efforts to support our larger gluten-free community by hosting a gluten-free food drive. You can do this as a family, as part of a … Read More

Ask Dr. Weir – May 2021

This month Dr. Weir answers questions about testing siblings for celiac disease and other health monitoring issues.

Ask Dr. Weir – November 2020

Ask Dr. Weir Dr. Dascha Weir This month’s “Ask the Expert” features Dr. Dascha Weir, MD, Associate Director, The Celiac Disease Program, Boston Children’s Hospital. Dr. Weir answers questions about growth after the adoption of the gluten-free diet and the testing of siblings. Question – My son was diagnosed with celiac disease because he wasn’t growing very well. How long … Read More

How should I prepare for my child to go back to school in the fall?

By The Boston Children’s Hospital Celiac Team There are actually brand new recommendations to help families managing celiac disease safely attend school, day care, after school programs, and other learning environment activities. In 2019, Dr. Jocelyn Silvester and Janis Arnold from our Boston Children’s Hospital Celiac Disease Program team joined a national coalition of educators, health care professionals, food service … Read More