Gluten Free

               Wellness retreat

 Intensive Clinician Training - 3.5 RD CEUs (Level 2)

Celiac Disease and the Gluten-Free Diet: Current Practices for Dietitians

Designed Especially For Registered Dietitians, Certified Clinical Nutritionists, Clinical Students, and Nutrition Service Directors *

* Limited to 100 participants; first come, first served



Park Hyatt Aviara Resort

Carlsbad, CA (Coastal Northern San Diego)

March 9, 2013

2:00 - 6:30 pm

Presenters:  Melinda Dennis, MS, RD, LDN

Kimberly Newton, MD, Pediatric Celiac Clinic at Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego 

Highlights of the Clinical Review:

  • Diagnosis: celiac vs non-celiac gluten sensitivity
  • Monitoring labs
  • Nutritional deficiencies of children and adults
  • Supplements
  • Certification and new labeling laws
  • Case study and group work
  • Top counseling resources for dietitians
  • Highlights from 2014 International Celiac Disease Symposium


​More Details:

  • Light gluten-free snacks and refreshments
  • Raffle for new cookbooks and innovative cookware
  • Samples and literature from hand-selected local and national gluten-free vendors


  • $40 for clinicians
  • $35 for students
  • 3.5 CEUs (Level 2) for RDs included
  • Day parking fee $10

​The 5 star, world class Aviara Resort Hotel is located in North County San Diego, and is easily accessible from San Diego, Orange County, or Los Angeles.

MARCH 9, 2014


About Your Instructor:
Melinda Dennis, MS, RD, LDN is the Nutrition Coordinator of the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital, and Lead Nutrition Author/Editor and Project Coordinator of the comprehensive website

​She was diagnosed with celiac disease in 1990 and has been gluten-free ever since, focusing her efforts on maximizing nutrition for the gluten-free population. She lectures internationally on the nutritional management of gluten-related disorders and is co-author of the award-winning book, Real Life with Celiac Disease.  Melinda is the founder of and Nutrition Advisor to New England's largest celiac support group, The Healthy Villi. She offers dietitian coaching, company consulting, lectures, store tours, home visits and wellness retreats to those following the gluten-free diet through her consulting company, Delete the Wheat, LLC:   

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