February NECO News

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Monthly e-newsletter serving the celiac and gluten free community Together with the Celiac Program at Harvard Medical School, we are busy planning the second collaboative symposium. Medical Myths and Milestones will take place on Saturday April 1st from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration for Medical Myths and Milestones is open; register now to take advantage of Early Bird pricing! …

Speakers announced for 2017 Celiac Symposium

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The 2017 Celiac Symposium, Celiac Disease: Medical Myths and Milestones will feature speakers and vendors. A gluten-free buffet breakfast and lunch will be included. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from these industry leaders: Save your seat! Click here to purchase tickets.

Braintree Group not meeting on 12/27/16

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The Braintree Monthly Group Meeting scheduled for December 27 has been cancelled. Check the calendar and attend another meeting or plan to attend the next meeting in Braintree, scheduled for January 24th.

NECO Feature on Chronicle

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NECO Executive Director Lee Graham and Alessio Fasano, MD, Director of the Center for Celiac Research and Treatment at Massachusetts General Hospital, were featured on a WCVB’s Chronicle episode about celiac disease this week. Click here to watch the video.

Our October Newsletter

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Monthly e-newsletter serving the New England celiac and gluten free community We hope that you will join us for the Brains, Bellies and Celiac meeting on October 16th. Only a few seats remain so register soon! By now, members and magazine subscribers should have received the Autumn issue of the Gluten Free New England magazine. Don’t miss out; click here …

Our September Newsletter

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Monthly e-newsletter serving the New England celiac community Happy Autumn! NECO has been busy this summer; read through this e-newsletter for updates. Registration is now open for our Autumn meeting: Brains, Bellies and Celiac taking place on October 16th. Seating is limited, and the price will increase on October 1 so register early. Read more below. Hope to see you …

Gluten Free College Survival Guide

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For those with celiac disease, your first time away from home can be challenging. Follow these ten steps and your college experience will be a lot easier! Photo: Minerva Studio/Shutterstock.com Photo: Minerva Studio/Shutterstock.com Your resident advisor, academic advisor, the dean of students, the school nurse are all committed to your academic and social success. They can’t help if they don’t …

Students with Celiac Disease Face Social Stigma, Limited Options on College Campuses

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Press Release: Boston, MA (July 26, 2016) – College students with celiac disease and gluten-sensitivity face overwhelming complications in their social and academic lives. They are often exposed to cross-contamination in campus dining cafeterias, are unable to regularly socialize with their peers due to embarrassment related to food, and have to be strong advocates for themselves in response to untrained …

Change for Westborough Meeting

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*Please note! Change of Venue for July 14 Meeting:* The Westborough group will be meeting at the Red Rock Grill in Upton (http://redrockgrillandbar.com/) for dinner and conversation starting at 6:30pm. Anyone is welcome; please send group leader Mary Sevon an email beforehand so she can get an accurate reservation number. Click here for more information.