WHAT: Baton Rouge Chapter Scleroderma Support Group meeting
WHEN: 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11
WHERE: The Settlement shopping center, Suite B2, 7809 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge
INFORMATION: Del Anselmo, (225) 756-2452 or (225) 324-3666
WHAT: Celiacs of Baton Rouge, a gluten intolerance support group
WHEN: 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 12
WHERE: East Baton Rouge Parish Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge
INFORMATION: (225) 766-8872.
DETAILS: The meeting is for adult patients and parents of children who cannot eat wheat, rye, barley and cross-containmented oats. The topic will be “Celiac — How it Relates to Sjogren’s.” Brochures on the topic will be available. Registered dietitian, life coach and celiac Gail Johnson is scheduled to attend and be available for questions. The meeting is free and open to the public. Participants are encouraged to share their experiences.