Thank You to the Gluten Free Watchdog Community from Tricia Thompson
In Honor of Celiac Disease Awareness Month, Gluten Free Watchdog is writing a series of articles (the goal is one per day during the month of May) related to the gluten-free diet–currently the ONLY treatment for celiac disease.
As Celiac Disease Awareness Month comes to a close I would like to thank all of you who make Gluten Free Watchdog possible.
Gluten Free Watchdog launched a little over six years ago. This would not have happened without the support of my husband, Dave. His only request was that I not lose money running this service. He had no expectations that I would make any money (this is a running joke in my family).
Gluten Free Watchdog also would not have gotten off the ground without the testing expertise of Bia Diagnostics and their willingness to test product for a consumer group.
That Gluten Free Watchdog has survived for six years is thanks to you—the subscribers, and most especially the early adopters of this service. This service is 100% subscriber driven. It continues to exist because of you.
I consider it my responsibility to provide you with good data that you can use to help inform your decision making process. We do not take advertisements or sponsorship money from manufacturers. For this reason, the information you find on this site is strictly science based. It is not influenced by any outside group.
It is also my responsibility to put data into context and to offer my recommendations based on the science. You may not always agree with what I have to say and that is obviously fine. What is most important is that decisions—yours and mine–are based on facts, as we know them today.
Thank you for allowing me to do this important work.