Friday, February 18, 2011

Lunch at the Celiac Disease Conference, Akron Children's Hospital, March 5, 2011

If you have not yet signed up for the Akron Celiac Disease Conference please do so soon. It is just 2 weeks away!

Speakers will be Dr. Alissio Fasano of the Celiac Disease Research Center in Maryland, Dr Costas Kefalas of Akron Digestive Disease Consultants, Dr Cydney Fenton of Akron Children's Hospital Diabetes and Endocrinology Department, Dr Julie Smith of Akron Children's Hospital, Dietitian Trisha Lyons of Metro Health Medical Center and Pharmacist Steve Plogsted of Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus.

In addition to the speaker program for adults we will have a children's program and a special program for parents and tots. The tot and children's activities will include a Bake and Take provided by Food-Tek, A visit from Akron Zoo with animals who eat gluten free, and more

We will have a small vendor fair before the conference and goodie bags for each person who attends.

Lunch is not included in the price of attending. The Hospital Cafeteria will be making 2 special gluten free lunch entrees and have gluten free bread available that day. A list of all of their gluten free items will be available the morning of the conference.

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