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Children’s National Hospital is helping to improve the way pediatric celiac disease is diagnosed and treated. Working in partnership with concerned members of our community, our Celiac Disease Program and Multidisciplinary Celiac Disease Clinic bring together a team of expert physicians, nurses, nutritional consultants and psychologists dedicated to developing a national model for detecting and treating celiac disease in children.

Our Providers

Our pediatric specialists provide personalized care for your child’s physical, mental and emotional health needs.

Multidisciplinary Celiac Disease Clinic

At one appointment, you can meet with a gastroenterologist, the clinic's dietitian, education team and psychologist.

Choosing Children's National for Celiac Care

Our goal is to attack celiac disease aggressively through improved diagnosis, treatment and awareness, using a five-pronged approach featuring:

  • State-of-the-art clinical care
  • Meeting psychological needs
  • Education and training of healthcare professionals
  • Community outreach and advocacy
  • Research

Learn more about our program.

What You Need to Know About Celiac

Sources of Gluten in Our Environment

Celiac Disease Treatment

Conditions We Treat

Understanding your child's condition is an important step on your treatment journey. Learn more about the causes, symptoms and diagnosis for celiac disease, as well as unique treatments and research being performed at Children's National.

Celiac Disease Referral Guidelines

Consult the guidelines to assess when to refer to the Celiac Disease Program.

Patient Stories

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Gluten-Free Podcasts

The Gluten-Free Guide is a podcast series produced by the Celiac Disease Program at Children's National. It features guests from around the world who provide commentary and answer listener questions about living with celiac disease and managing a gluten-free lifestyle.

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Celiac Cookbook

A gluten-free diet shouldn’t mean less flavor. After years of experimenting with celiac-friendly meals and goodies, the Children’s National Hospital Celiac Disease Program has gathered a compilation of gluten-free recipes to share with your family and friends.

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Gluten-Free Diet App

Our gluten-free diet app provides a cohesive set of high-quality educational materials to patients and families living with celiac disease or a gluten-related condition in order to help with living a safe, nutritious and tasty gluten-free lifestyle.

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Celiac Disease Newsletter

For more information on celiac disease, sign up to receive our Celiac Disease Digest, which provides helpful information for patients with the autoimmune disorder. This newsletter is published six times/year.