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Celiac’s Family Ties: On Getting Your Clan Screened

A celiac diagnosis presents many challenges for families — including how to urge relatives to get tested.

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Wheezing in Early Childhood Means Increased Asthma Risk for Teens

Increased risk seen in those who wheezed throughout childhood, and for those who outgrew it.

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Thriving With Celiac Disease: Eamon Murphy’s Journey

Eamon Murphy is a far cry from the little boy we first wrote about back in 2010.

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Inside ‘The Celiac Project’: Q&A with Documentary Filmmaker

Meet Michael Frolichstein, a Chicago-based filmmaker who has produced The Celiac Project, a new documentary about life before and after being diagnosed with celiac disease. Inspired by his own diagnosis, Frolichstein traveled across the U.S., speaking to medical experts and patients who told him dozens of personal stories of struggles and breakthroughs. He also turned […]

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Gluten Found in Probiotics, Despite ‘Gluten-Free’ Label

New York researchers tested top-selling probiotics, and more than 50 percent contained gluten.

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Why Are So Many Celiacs Getting Glutened?

First published in the Fall 2014 edition of Allergic Living magazine. SHE looked down at her stomach in shock and disbelief. While April Marlow-Ravelli was one month pregnant, her belly was suddenly protruding as if she was six months along. Round and hard, her stomach was also in so much pain that she was having trouble breathing. With […]

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Gluten-Free Diet Meets the Teen Years

Originally published in Allergic Living’s Fall 2014 magazine. Diagnosed in September 2013 with celiac disease, Cam Rich knows he can never again have his favorite chocolate-flavored cereal, chicken nuggets or anything else that contains gluten, the protein that caused his headaches, bloating and nausea. The 13-year-old doesn’t want to appear scared of things like pizza – even though he […]

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Q&A with Celiac Expert Dr. Joseph Murray

The Mayo Clinic’s celiac guru talks about going gluten-free, who should screen for celiac, and his new book.

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How to Convince Family Members to Test for Celiac

First, the good news: 64 percent of people with a family member who has celiac disease agreed to get tested for the condition – if that family member asked them to, according to a study conducted in 2012. Now, the not-so-good news: that means 36 percent wouldn’t get tested. “It’s not easy talking to your […]

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How Celiac Disease Runs in The Family

Meet the Teitelbaums: Mom, dad and 3 out of 4 kids have celiac.

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