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    • ~ Raising awareness about celiac disease
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The Celiac Project's mission is to explore what we can do individually and as a society to advance the conversation and raise awareness about celiac disease.

The Celiac Project Podcast

Director of The Celiac Project Michael Frolichstein talks Celiac Disease and navigating a gluten free lifestyle with Cam Weiner.

The Celiac Project Film

The inspiration for this film came after director Michael Frolichstein struggled with a series of mystery aliments before finally being diagnosed with Celiac Disease at age 40. Michael was shocked to learn that this auto-immune disease, which affects 1% of the US population, is 83% undiagnosed or misdiagnosed.

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I'll admit that the holidays can be challenging as we navigate traveling, parties, being away from our own kitchens, and family discussions. That's why the Celiac Project Podcast devoted an episode to this topic last year! I loved being the guest on this episode and chatting about tips to physically and emotionally prepare for a gluten free holiday. celiacprojectpodcast.libsyn.com/48_celiac_project_podcast_ep_48__2_guys_talking_gluten_freemp3

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What People Are Saying

  • Really enjoy their perspective and insights to celiac disease and the GF lifestyle...plus they're great guys!
  • This podcast is amazing! Having a friend with Celiac made me inspired to learn more about the disease. This podcast adds such a humanistic touch to learning more about what my friend is going through. This podcast is also great because I see the community it is already forming to raise awareness and support for people with Celiac. ~ HappyDogElephantWoman
  • The Celiac Project is a refreshing combination of the experience of patients and families living with celiac disease and commentary by notable clinical and research experts in the field. This entertaining and educational documentary will go a long way to help inform the public and medical professionals about celiac disease. ~ Dr. Daniel A. Leffler, MD, MS Director of Research, The Celiac Center at BIDMC, Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School
  • Michael Frolichstein's documentary does a great job illuminating the facts, myths, and misconceptions about celiac disease and the challenges of managing the gluten-free diet. Frolichstein uses his story and that of his family for an engaging backdrop to a film that includes interviews with some of the top professionals in the field. This dynamic and heartwarming film is a must watch for healthcare professionals, caregivers, family members of people who are already diagnosed, and anyone who wants to be an advocate for their own health and the health of their loved ones. ~ Alice Bast, President and CEO, Beyond Celiac
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