June/July 2010

Life Story

Giving Up Gluten

Nevergall’s teenage daughter, Jessica, was diagnosed with celiac disease after having suffered for years from painful stomach cramps, fainting episodes and mysterious anemia. Once Jessica started on the gluten-free diet, she made a rapid recovery.   More...

A Good GIG: Gluten Intolerance Group

Subscribers Only — Cynthia Kupper, executive director of the Gluten Intolerance Group of North America (GIG), did not set out to become a leading force in the gluten-free community. A single mom who worked full-time as a clinical dietitian at a hospital in Tacoma, Washington, Kupper began volunteering at the nonprofit organization 15 years ago when it was a tiny group composed primarily of volunteers.   More...