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Who is Gluten Intolerance Group of North Texas?

  Gluten Intolerance Group of North Texas is a branch of The Gluten Intolerance Group of North America , also known as GIGNA, and is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Our mission is to increase awareness by providing current, accurate, information and education, as well as support to persons with gluten intolerance diseases, such as celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis, their families, health care professionals and the general public in the Greater North Texas area.


  On February 10th, 2003 a Large Multi center Study was published regarding the prevalence of Celiac Disease in At-Risk and Not-At-Risk Groups in the United States.

Click here to view the abstract.




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GIGNT Support Group Meeting and GF 101


September 5, 2015
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9:00 AM - 101 Class  (No Cost)
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Support Group Meeting
10:00 AM  GF 101 Class

The Hills Church, 6300 NE Loop 820, N. Richland Hills, TX 76180 (for directions and map to the church, click here)

Click here for a map of the church.   GF 101 Class meets in either room 217 or 218
Support Group Meeting is in room 214/216



Want to learn how to stay well?

With flu and allergy season coming up on us, would you like to learn what steps can be taken to boost your immune system and help it heal from the inside out. Dr. Bryan Henss will be teaching us how to take less sick days and the truth behind germs why does 1 person get sick or diagnosed with celiac and not another. Dr. Bryan Henss was born and raised in Southern IL where he started working on his family's' dairy farm at a very young age and continued to work there throughout his adult life. He was very active when he was younger, playing baseball and football throughout high school. He continued his football career into college, playing for Illinois College, where he finished out is undergraduate education earning a Bachelor's Degree in Biology with an emphasis in Exercise Science. After graduating, he attended Logan College in St. Louis, MO, to complete his Doctorate Degree. Dr. Henss has worked in 3 of the most successful chiropractic offices in the worldd in Dallas, TX, Naples, FL, and Chicago, IL learning from the top doctors in his field. Since beginning his career, Dr. Henss has received advanced training in spinal correction, as well as nutrition, exercise, and detoxification. Continuing his love of sports, he is a member of the Sports Performance Council (SPC), and is an official chiropractor for USA Judo, USA Wrestling, USA Para-Olympic Volleyball, USA Martial Arts, the NFL Alumni Association, and many other local sports teams as well. Dr. Henss continues to do extensive training in order to give his patients the BEST care possible so they too can live their lives to the fullest through the 5 Essentials! The 5 Essentials of Maximized Living are a comprehensive approach to healthcare aimed at eliminating anything and everything that may interfere with your body functioning to its maximum God given potential. All ailments, including celiac disease, are multi-factoral, and Dr. Henss will be sharing with us immune boosting tips and teaching us how to heal from the inside out with the 5 Essentials are and how applying the them to your life can help you experience Maximized Living!

I look forward to seeing each and everyone of you at the meeting on Saturday September 5th.
 If you are familiar with baking gluten free, please bring a dish to share with everyone. Make copies of you recipe for others to pickup and take with them. We all love getting new recipes.
 We need more folks to bake and bring. If you are new to the diet or not comfortable with baking gluten free yet, donít feel obligated to bring anything.

 Sometimes the room can be chilly so if you are cold natured, you might want to bring a jacket.

See you there!!!