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Southern Arizona Celiac Support Group (SACS)Southern Arizona Celiac Support Group (SACS)
SACS is dedicated to assisting Southern Arizona residents and visitors who have Celiac Disease, Dermatitis Herpetiformis or Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity, along with their family and friends. Read more
SACS is dedicated to assisting Southern Arizona residents and visitors who have Celiac Disease, Dermatitis Herpetiformis or Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity, along with their family and friends.
This organization is a chartered chapter of the Celiac Sprue Association/United States of America, Inc (CSA/USA).
The purpose of SACS is to provide a support organization for persons Diagnosed with Celiac Disease (CD), Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH) or Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity (NCGS), along with their families and friends.
SACS has the following objectives:
Educating newly diagnosed patients and those interested in learning about how to switch to a gluten-free (GF) diet: i.e., no wheat, barley, oats or rye or other grains containing harmful gluten.
Aiding members in self-education.
Informing the public as to recent research concerning CD.
Educating the medical community about recent research that indicates that CD is drastically under-diagnosed.