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Celiac Disease

Gluten-Free Barbecue Tips

Never surprise hosts with your dietary requirements.  Most people want everyone they invite to enjoy the dinner. Learn the art of gentle assertiveness – parents are often better at this in defence of their children’s needs than adults are for their own. Don’t be a martyr as it spoils the occasion for everyone. Don’t overwhelm […]

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The Link Between Celiac Disease and Type 1 Diabetes

1 in 20 diabetics will also have celiac disease. How to live with the diet double whammy. Managing type 1 diabetes is old hat to 31-year-old Catherine Oddenino. The New Yorker has had the disease since she was 11, and is adept at counting carbohydrates and dosing insulin. But in her mid-20s she was thrown […]

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Symptoms of Celiac Disease in Children

Children with celiac disease tend to be sickly, small and irritable. But once gluten-free, the turnaround is nothing short of astounding. Janet Smith was sure she wasn’t overreacting. Her 18-month-old daughter Heather had terrible symptoms: she was throwing up eight times a day, her stomach was bloated, and her diapers needed to be changed constantly. […]

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