Northeast Ohio Celiac Network

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Ask the Dietitian: Gluten in medications

Question: I have been advised by my primary doctor not to use perscription drugs because they do not have to say if the fillers they use are wheat or barley. My insurance charges more for non generic and some of the meds are unafordable. Can you give me advise on this as It’s costly enough ... Read more

Traveling Gluten Free at Chardon Heinens

“TRAVELING GLUTEN FREE!” Presented by: Judy Mazur – NEOCN Please join us to learn about the gluten free diet and how traveling gluten free can be easy, quick and healthy! Sample some gluten free on the go food and snacks. Find what works for you!  Price: Free Date: Thursday, July 28th 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Location: Heinen’s Café 402 Center Street ... Read more

Namaste India Garden 14412 Detroit Rd. Lakewood, OH 44107 216-221-4800 Anne posts (6/16) After a ‘yoga hop’ event on International Yoga Day June 21st, a group of us dined at Namaste India Garden. Although I was the only gluten-free attendee and it was my first time there, I was duly impressed with their menu, which clearly indicated both gluten-free and vegan options. Those options ... Read more

Ask the Dietitian: Eating Gluten-Free While in Hospital

Question: I have to stay at [a local hospital overnight and they are not very helpful with gluten free options. I was told I have to pick food off the regular menu. I can’t believe a hospital does not have gf food. Suggestions? Thanks. Answer: Thank you for writing with this excellent question. Patients who require ... Read more

Las Vegas mini trip

Las VegasMy husband and I recently attended a niece’s wedding in Las Vegas – just a ‘mini trip’ of about 3 days. Who knew Las Vegas had so very much to offer. My gluten- free diet needs were easily and deliciously accommodated in 3 venues: ‘The Buffet’ restaurant Excalibur Hotel/Casino, where the maître d’ summoned the ... Read more