Osteoporosis and Nutrition

2015 BTB Module 2 Part 1 Celiac Disease and OP

 Osteoporosis Canada and Women’s College Hospital have collaborated on the development of an inter-professional education series,Beyond the Break” presented via telemedicine.

 

Targeted towards health professionals working with people living with osteoporosis, this modular series is designed to provide updates on the latest advances in recognition, diagnosis, treatment and education on osteoporosis.

 

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Health Canada is pleased to announce the release of the

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Protecting Canadians from Unsafe Drugs Act Transparency Needs-based Assessment.

Health Canada invites all interested stakeholders, including patients, healthcare professionals, health technology assessors, academic researchers and industry to participate in this consultation by completing the questionnaire.

The questionnaire will be online until May 25th, 2015.

The purpose of this assessment is to evaluate the end users’ transparency needs. The result of this consultation will be used in the development and adjustments of the way information is disseminated including changes to and the development of new regulations.

To access the on line questionnaire please click on Transparency Needs-based Assessment web link below.

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/dhp-mps/consultation/drug-medic/consult_unsafedrugsact-lesdroguesdangereuses-eng.php

The electronic questionnaire should take only 10-15 minutes to complete.

If you have any difficulty in accessing the webpage or have any questions regarding the content of the questionnaire, please contact the Office of Legislative and Regulatory Modernization at the coordinates below.

This online consultation is available starting March 26, 2015 for 60 calendar days. Your participation is appreciated.

Research Award

Canadian Celiac Association – Calgary Chapter

Research Award

For Researchers working in Southern Alberta

Celiac Disease, Gluten Sensitivity and Dermantitis Herpetiformis

Research should be of a Scientific, Applied Science, Medical and/or Social Nature

Relevant to a Gluten Related Disorder

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Applications must be received by April 30, 2015

Click here for application forms

Celiac Survey – We need your help!

Calling all Youth with Celiac Disease!

YOU CAN HELP support some innovative new research to help our community!

 

Dr. Justine Dowd, a researcher at the University of British Columbia, is looking at behaviour and celiac disease, including social pressures and adherence to the gluten-free diet. This research is funded in part by the Canadian Celiac Association.

Justine is looking for youth (ages 12-17) who have been diagnosed with celiac disease to participate in this online study. They do not have to follow a strict gluten-free diet to participate in this study, but they must be diagnosed.

This is all online; no need to go anywhere apart from your computer desk!

Participation in this study will involve completing an online questionnaire at two time points (Time 1 [baseline], and Time 2 [1 month after baseline]. It will take participants less than 30 minutes to complete the questionnaires at each time point (60 minutes total). After completing the study participants will be entered into a draw for a 1 of 8 $50 Visa gift certificates.

 

For any questions or to participate, please email celiac.ubc@gmail.com. Thank you!

 

 

Gluten Free Calgary

The Calgary Celiac Association is proud to promote

gfcalgarygfpictureCheck out their website for tips and recommendations for living gluten free in Calgary!
Connecting with people locally and internationally who are living gluten free, sharing recipe ideas and new research from some of our favorite food bloggers, promoting gluten free menu items from local restaurants and of course encouraging more local restaurants to offer gluten free options!

www.gfyyc.com

 

Want to become a Member?

Canadian Celiac Association

Did you know you can become a member of the Celiac Association by registering on-line.

Join or Renew your memberships Now!

 

Join for 1 year – $65.00

Join for 3 years – Save 10%

Join for 5 years – Save 20% – on full year

Renew for 1 year – $50.00

Renew for 3 years – save 10%

Simply click here and we’ll redirect you to the Canadian Celiac Association website.

Prefer to download the application and mail in, no problem click here