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Certificate of compliance with the Code of Conduct HONcode


HONcode status The health Website
Celiac Sprue Association
is in compliance with the HONcode


Title of the site:Celiac Sprue Association
Web address:http://www.csaceliacs.org/
HONcode PIN number :HONConduct521716
Date of initial review: 05 Mar 2004
Validity of certificate21 Aug 2012 - Aug 2014
Date of last visit25 Feb 2014

This certificate confirms the revision of the site by the HONcode Team at the above date.
It respects and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct (HONcode).

* 1. Authoritative   2. Complementarity   3. Privacy   4. Attribution   5. Justifiability   6. Transparency
    7. Financial disclosure   8. Advertising policy



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The Health on the Net (HON) certificate serves as a guarantee that this website, at the date of its certification, complies with and pledges to honor the 8 principles of the HON Code of Conduct as drawn up by the HON foundation.

The responsible of the certified site commits to keep the site in compliance with the HON code principles for the duration of the certification.

Although measures such as a complaint mechanism, the periodical review and the automatic surveillance mechanisms are put in place to guarantee the compliance of the certified website with the ethical principles of HON as much as possible, incidental inaccuracies cannot be completely excluded. In no event the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) can be held liable for any damages resulting from the use or inability to use HON certified websites nor can the HON foundation and/or its partner(s) be held liable for the content of these certified websites, including, but not limited to the information of third-parties or hyperlinks accessible via HON certified websites.

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You will find below the elements identified by the HONcode team at a precise date to justify the respect of the 8 ethical principles.

The content of this certificate has been collected and written by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON) and should not be used without previous permission granted by HON. A request for permission can be sent to: HON.

1. Information must be authoritative
Medical Advisory Board
C. Robert Dahl, M.D.

Private practice, Wheat Ridge, Colorado


Eamonn M. M. Quigley, M.D.

National University of Ireland at Cork

Z. Myron Falchuk, M.D.

Harvard Medical School


John Schaffner, M.D.

Mayo Clinic

Roger L. Gebhard, M.D.

University of Minnesota


Jean Guest, PhDc, R.D., L.M.N.T.

Lincoln, Nebraska

Gary Gray, M.D.

Stanford University


Kenneth Fine, M....
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2. Presentation of the site
Mission:
The corporation has been organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Subject in any event to the foregoing, the specific purposes of the corporation are as follows:

to provide and actively disseminate educational materials on celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis to individuals with such condition, their families, health care professionals and other interested persons;
to serve as a vehicle for providing mutual support opportunities to individuals with celiac disease and d...
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Audience:
The corporation has been organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Subject in any event to the foregoing, the specific purposes of the corporation are as follows:

to provide and actively disseminate educational materials on celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis to individuals with such condition, their families, health care professionals and other interested persons;
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Purpose of the website
The information provided on this site is not intended to be a substitute for individual medical advice in diagnosing or treating a health problem. Please consult your healthcare provider about your health concerns.
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3. Confidentiality
As a national organization, The Celiac Sprue Association (CSA) gathers a substantial amount of individual and collective information about its members during the normal course of business. Because much, if not all, of the information collected is private and/or personal, CSA voluntarily operates under the following privacy policy regarding the receipt, storage, handling and dissemination of such information both individually and collectively:

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ALL member information, both individually and collectively, is considered extremely confidential and privileged.
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4. Information must be documented: Referenced and dated
Only data for one sample are displayed among those selected.
Selected Bibliography

Trier, JS, Celiac Sprue, New England Journal of Medicine, 325:1709-1719, 1991.
Marsh, MN, Gluten, Major Histocompatibility Complex and the Small Intestine, Gastroenterology, 102:330-354, 1992.
Marsh, MN, ed Celiac Disease Methods and Protocols, 2000.
Maki, M and Collin, P, Coeliac Disease, Lancet 349:1755-1759, 1997.
Sturgess, RP et al, Cereal Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Toxicity in Coeliac Disease, Gut 32:1055-1060, 1991.
Sturgess, RP et al, Wheat Peptide Challenge in Coeliac Disease, Lancet, 343:75...
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This page last updated on February 27, 2009
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5. Justification of claims
This principle is not applicable for this site 

6. User support and adequation
E-mail:



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7. Disclosure of funding sources
This site is provided solely by The Celiac Sprue Association and is free of any commercial advertising.
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8. Advertising policy
This site is provided solely by The Celiac Sprue Association and is free of any commercial advertising.
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