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 […]
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 […]
There’s that dreaded tingling on your skin, your head is starting to pound and your insides feel fit to burst. Despite your best efforts, you’ve been glutened. But is there a way to minimize the misery? Dr. Joseph Murray, a gastroenterologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, offers some do’s and a definite don’t: […]
In Canada, like in the U.S. and Europe, with less than 20 ppm of gluten will now be labeled as “gluten-free”.
A study of pregnancy experiences finds that women with celiac disease are significantly more likely to miscarry or give birth prematurely than other women. The study was conducted through a lengthy online survey and involved 970 women: 329 of whom had tested postive by biopsy for celiac disease, and a control group of 641 women […]
The massive research project aims to the isolate precise proteins in wheat that cause reactivity in celiacs.
The Finnish study was able to detect celiac disease in children two years earlier than when they were diagnosed by looking at growth factors.