Let's Talk Baloney With Joy Behar

January 23, 2015 4:17 PM

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I'm not talking about the meat you put in a sandwich. I'm talking about celiac disease -- a serious genetic condition that television personality Joy Behar dubbed as "baloney" on the Jan. 20, 2015 episode of MSNBC's Morning Joe show. Let me say that again: a serious condition. More specifically, a serious genetic autoimmune disease that I happen to live with, along with 3 million other Americans.

As the president and CEO of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), it's my job to come out and say what those living with the currently incurable autoimmune disease are thinking: Joy Behar's comments about celiac disease are inaccurate and unfair. Almost 25 years ago, I began the most ...

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