Tuesday, March 22, 2011

NCPTGIG Spring Meeting and Potluck: April 16, 2011

April 16, 2011

NC Piedmont Triad Gluten Intolerance Group

Spring Potluck

10 AM 
Fitness with Suzanne York

11 AM 
Celiac Disease research update with Dr. Ivor Hill, Wake Forest University Medical School
And for the kids: 
Gluten-free play dough activity with Amy, Dana, and Maya Leander  
Cooking demonstration with Debbie and Drew Fisher
Gluten-free Potluck

Call or email Grace Johnston with questions (336-945-5366).

Remember to RSVP: head counts help us plan fun activities!

If you would be willing to assist with setup or cleanup please contact Jan and Ken Butner.

Click the link below to view the unabridged meeting announcement.

Friday, March 18, 2011

Updated: Schedule for Charlotte Gluten/Allergen-Free Expo on April 30th

Don't forget to register for this exciting event!
This year we proudly announce that our event will feature top professionals and medical experts in the fields of celiac disease, gastroenterology and gluten free living.

Ballroom I

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Dr. Alessio Fasano
Director of the Celiac Disease Research Center
University of Maryland

11 am - 12 pm
Charlotte Gastroenterology & Hepatology

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Dr. Peter Osborne
Founder of Gluten Free Society &
Town Center Wellness
"Going Grain Free When Gluten Free Isn't Working"

Ballroom II

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Chef Peter Reinhart
Chef on Assignment at Johnson & Wales University
Recipient of James Beard Award & author of cookbooks
"Gluten Free & Low Carb"

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Chef Pamela Roberts
Director of Culinary at CPCC
"Quick & Easy Gluten Free"

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Jules Shepard
Jules Gluten Free Flour and author of gluten free/allergen free cookbooks
Cooking class $40 fee

Thursday, March 17, 2011

WSJ article: "Clues to Gluten Sensitivity "

From WSJ: "Some people claim that eating gluten products can cause health problems like body aches and chronic fatigue -- and even some behavioral problems in children. WSJ's Melinda Beck talks with Kelsey Hubbard about a new study that sheds light on what may be going on."

See the video and associated text here.

Figure from the March 15, 2011 Health Journal. Author Melinda Beck.