Gluten Intolerance Group
of Greater Dallas

facebook Shopping for Gluten Free (GF) food can be a daunting task.  This site and GIG of Greater Dallas can help with informative 101 meetings, and shopping suggestions.

 

NEW, REGULAR MEETING LOCATION PENDING FOR 2017

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Our Meeting Schedule for 2017

3rd Saturday of the Month
9:45 - 12:00 pm

January
 21

April
15

July
15

October
GF Expo

February
18

May
20

August
19

November
 18

March
18

June
17

Picnic

September
16

December
 
Holiday Party

Kids on the Gluten-Free Diet

Celiac kids have their own special issues and adjustments to make when they're put on a gluten-free diet. There are a lot of sources that can help  parents to help their kids make these adjustments.

There are books written specifically for children that describe, in simple  words and with pictures, how kids can adjust to the gluten-free diet.  Here are some online articles and videos that may help you.

Celiac in some Detail....

latestcoverShelley Case, RD, has a great website.  She is an Author, Speaker & Consulting Dietitian and she knows GF. You must check out Gluten-Free Diet and download their  free handouts on celiac disease and the gluten-free diet.

A new website from the United Kingdom, Gluten Free Life, is a super source for new and experienced Celiacs.

And then there is The Candida Diet which is a must see website.

Elisabeth Hasselbeck explains her struggle with Celiac Disease.
 

Testing is Critical.....

Symptoms vary widely but the cause is simple to diagnose.  If untreated, your health will deteriorate and your quality of life will suffer.  more...
 

 

  

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The Lone Star Celiac GIG Support Group has changed it’s name.  The Gluten Intolerance Group of Greater Dallas is a nonprofit organization in Dallas, Texas devoted to the   dissemination and sharing of information  to help those who have Celiac disease cope with this life changing disease. Our Branch Manager would like to welcome you to our site and extend an invitation to join us. message

Check out the GIG website for additional information.
 

In our ongoing efforts to educate and support  those needing a gluten free lifestyle we ask that you consider directing some of your donation dollars to our non-profit group.  The group has monthly meetings with educational programs; speakers such as physicians, dietitians, alternative practitioners, chefs and authors.  Additionally, we have regular dining events, annual picnic and a winter holiday party.

Gluten Intolerance Group of Greater Dallas is dedicated to increasing the availability of gluten free options in restaurants and stores with targeted education and support programs in Dallas and surrounding cities.  We invite you to become a part of our group.

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NewGIGLogoCynthia Kupper, Executive Director of the Gluten Intolerance Group of N. A.®, has a message for it’s members. GIG has numerous needed programs.  View a video of what it does
 

 We can Help.....

We have a Mentor Program for those who are overwhelmed by this seemingly insurmountable problem.  We meet almost every month to teach and share food and coping skills.  Join Us
 

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OK!  I have got this disease.  What do I do about it?  Well, one thing you do not do is to continue eating Gluten!  Where do I shop and what do I buy?  Where do I find answers to my questions?  Well, you have come to the right place for answers.  There is a much brighter day coming and a light at the end of the tunnel.  You need to take action and join a support group.  The benefits of such a group are many. 

The Lone Star Celiac GIG, located in Dallas, Texas has monthly meetings that vary in content from informative speakers, cooking classes, sharing of food prepared by Celiacs for Celiacs, and good old fashioned Dallas fellowship. Membership gives you access to our online newsletter, recipes, meeting audio, special reports, membership roster, find a Mentor roster, etc.  For example, check out this Quick & Easy Recipe List or the GF_Candy_List_October_2007 to get started

DrFasanoIn addition, we have speakers such as Dr. Alessio Fasano, who has a short video discussing Celiac Disease.

Making a lifetime commitment to Gluten Free dining is essential.  The incidence of celiac disease in the United States, just released in the study of Fasano and Catassi, is 1 in every 133.  Testing for celiac disease is now recommended for people with many symptoms which have been unsuccessfully treated.  For more information on the symptoms, consult our many links on this site.  For a short discussion of some of the symptoms, read our What is Celiac. Print this Guide for Dentists and take to your Dentist.  He will appreciate this information.

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DISCLAIMER: All information provided by Gluten Intolerance Group of Greater Dallas is  intended for the benefit of members and other interested parties and has not necessarily been submitted for medical review. Individuals should  consult with their own doctors for advice. No liability is assumed by Gluten Intolerance Group of Greater Dallas.

Site last updated Sunday, January 15, 2017