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Michael Weber was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2004, and immediately adopted the gluten-free diet to protect his health. But after taking a prescribed generic drug for only a few days, the resident of Eastchester, New York, was distressed to find he was again developing symptoms, such as the dermatitis herpetiformis skin rash he’d had before the condition was discovered. It turned out that […]
Goal is for the nanoparticle and its cargo to fool your immune system into not responding, says microbiologist.
Edyth Moldow, now 14, once lagged behind in height and weight. Today she’s a healthy, gluten-free ballerina. First published in Allergic Living magazine in 2015; to subscribe click here. AS a mouse magically turned into a coachman, Edyth Moldow was supposed to look small in her dance school’s production of the ballet Cinderella. But her mom’s breath caught when […]
The Robbins: Chris, Betsy and daughter Izzy. From Allergic Living magazine; to subscribe click here. ON a crisp October morning in 2014, Betsy Robbins waited impatiently in the hospital recovery room with her still-groggy husband, who 30 minutes earlier had undergone an intestinal biopsy. She looked up, expectant, when the gastroenterologist entered the room. “Your husband either has intestinal cancer or […]
A celiac diagnosis presents many challenges for families — including how to urge relatives to get tested.