The Kingston Chapter of the Canadian Celiac Association is one of twenty-nine chapters
the Canadian Celiac Association. The Kingston Chapter was founded in 2002.
The Kingston Chapter has a Support Group in Brockville
From its humble beginnings the Kingston Chapter has grown to over eighty members.
Celiac awareness is a major project for the Chapter. This allows for public education
of Celiac Disease and Dermatitis Herpetiformis.
We would like to thank the generous donors from our chapter who made this site possible.
We hope this site provides useful information for our members as well as for visitors
to our city. We would also like to express our appreciation to all the dedicated
volunteers who work so hard to raise awareness of celiac disease and help others
to overcome the initial obstacles after diagnosis and learn to thrive.
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Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease where the surface of the small intestine
that absorbs nutrients from food is damaged by a substance called gluten.
We offer support to people diagnosed with celiac disease by providing information
about celiac disease and about how to live with celiac disease in Kingston You’ll
find resources to help you understand and manage a gluten free diet, as well as advice
on where to shop and eating out at restaurants.
Find out how to donate, volunteer, fund awards or make a bequest to support your
The city of Kingston is located on the north shore of Lake Ontario, Canada. Kingston
was the first capital of the united Canadas before Confederation from 1841 to 1844
and the home of Canada's first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald. Kingston also
known as "the Limestone City" because many historic buildings and castles were built
from limestone. Friendly and charming city of Kingston offers a lot of activities
to enjoy. There are museums, theaters and galleries for art lovers, including the
Agnes Etherington Art Centre located at Queens University. Beautiful waterfronts
are perfect for boating, fishing and scuba diving. In downtown shopping district
you can find many specialty stores, outlet malls and boutiques so don't forget to
buy some souvenirs to share with family and friends!