During a discussion of the results, attendees questioned whether the study design, particularly the failure to biopsy patients for celiac disease at enrollment and the short 7-day washout period, was sufficient to answer the question of identifying patients with NCGS
1999 NCGS RESEARCH: GIRLS' SCHOOL GRADUATES SPEAK OUT
While the national spotlight focused on how schools were shortchanging girls and what was not working for them, NCGS member schools began to question some of the assumptions put forth by the growing list of reports.
To provide such data, NCGS contracted with Goodman Research Group, an educational research firm in Cambridge, Massachussetts, to conduct a large-scale survey of girls' school alumnae.
Irritable bowel syndrome can manifest as reactivity to multiple foods, including NCGS.
Oral or sublingual immunotherapy, for example, may be a possibility in NCGS or IBS, while in celiac disease this therapy would be contraindicated due to the potential for autoimmune gastrointestinal and systemic sequelae.
Since there is currently no way to screen every variety of oats on the market for alpha-gliadin-type epitopes, the best approach for patients with CD or NCGS
would be to consider oats cross-reactive and eliminate them from their diet.
Major goals remaining for 2004 include: validation of Tercica's commercial-scale rhIGF-1 manufacturing process and completion of conformance lots at the Company's contract manufacturers; reporting of the Company's Phase III efficacy and safety data for Severe Pediatric IGFD at The Endocrine Society Annual Meeting (ENDO 2004) in June; reporting of the NCGS
IGFD prevalence data and Phase II diabetes data at upcoming endocrinology meetings; and initiation of a broad-scale Phase IIIb label expansion study of rhIGF-1 in Pediatric IGFD in the fourth quarter of 2004.
serves customers in Rockingham and Stokes counties, which are contiguous to Piedmont's existing service territory.
resource for educators and students alike," said NCGS