Archive for November, 2011


Social Challenges of Celiac Disease

There are many social challenges of celiac disease. It is estimated that 1 in 133 people have celiac disease and 97% of those are undiagnosed. An article from celiac.com last year discussed some of these social challenges and research that is being conducted on the topic: Anyone who’s tried to maintain a gluten-free diet for […]

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Gluten In Medications

A press release today about gluten in medications discusses a a research grant awarded by the FDA for the first scientific research on gluten in medications. Here are some excerpts from the press release. Ambler, PA, November 16, 2011 –(PR.com)– The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) is proud to announce that the organization has […]

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Gluten Free Fast Foods

The gluten free diet is becoming ever more popular for a couple of reasons. The diet has caught a following of people that love organic foods and vegan selections but the most popular reason is the new awareness of celiac disease. A gluten free diet is the only treatment available for those diagnosed with celiac […]

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Practical Suggestions for Celiac Patients

Here are five simple, practical suggestions for celiac patients: DO NOT stop eating gluten until you have gone to the doctor, even if you think you have celiac. This may sound a bit counter-intuitive, but actually, it’s extremely important. The way that the doctor tests for celiac is by checking your blood to see if […]

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Gluten Free Bread Machine

A person with celiac disease only has two options when it comes to eating bread; pay outrageous prices for gluten free bread in the grocery store or make your own. My experience with store bought gluten free bread has not been very good. Fresh gluten free bread is just not to be found. Enter the […]

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Delayed Celiac Diagnosis

Delayed Celiac diagnosis is a problem far too common among those who suffer from this disease. This is a summary of a study that looked at how long it takes to get a proper diagnosis from the onset of symptoms and the first doctor visit. Just in my limited experience, these times are still off. […]

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