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Celiac Disease

Guide for Talking to Family About Celiac Testing

The following information is courtesy of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) Having a relative with celiac disease increases your risk of developing celiac, but many parents, siblings and family members are resistant to getting tested. Earlier this year, NFCA collaborated with the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston […]

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Vitamin D and Bone Health Risk in Celiac Children

A study of children with celiac disease who live in the north has found that between 30 and 35 percent of them have poor bone health.

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Gluten-free Pasta Goes Bananas

Brazilian researchers have concocted what they say is the better gluten-free pasta. Green bananas are the special ingredient.

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Chips Are Canada’s First Certified Gluten-free Food

Canada has its first officially certified gluten-free product: Lay’s potato chips. In order to obtain the designation, four facilities in Canada and one in Mexico were certified under the Canadian Celiac Association’s Gluten-Free Certification Program. The chips, made by Pepsico Canada, for the most part have always been made without gluten, but now customers can […]

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Migraines Linked to Celiac Disease

Having chronic migraines could be a sign of celiac disease, according to a new study from researchers in New York. After studies in Europe showed a link between celiac disease and a high prevalence of migraine headaches, Dr. Alexandra Dimitrova, a neurological resident at Columbia University Medical Center, under the supervision of Dr. Peter Green […]

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Migraines Linked to Celiac Disease

Having chronic migraines could be a sign of celiac disease, according to a new study by New York researchers.

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Light the Candles: Bob’s Red Mill Opens Bob’s Birthday Club to Autistic Children

Portland, Oregon – April 17, 2012 – Bob’s Red Mill Natural Foods, the Milwaukie, Ore.-based leader in whole grain foods, has unwrapped Bob’s Birthday Club, a birthday rewards program for children with autism. By making a minimum donation to Autism Speaks, adults can enlist a child in the club, and in advance of that child’s […]

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To My Brave Celiac Friend on Mother’s Day

I’m not a big fan of amusement park rides: the kiddie train or a quick spin on the carousel horse is about my speed. On the day our son had his first anaphylactic reaction, I walked away from the emergency room in a daze. It seemed we had been given complimentary lifetime passes on the […]

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Comparing Gluten-Free Cereal & Oatmeals

Shelley Case lets you know what’s in your favorite GF cereal.

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Top 5 Gluten-Free Weight Control Tips

While Miley Cyrus, Lady Gaga and other celebs embrace the gluten-free diet for weight loss, the truth is: for most people who adopt the diet for celiac disease, the results are quite the opposite. In a 2006 study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology, a whopping 81 percent of celiacs on the gluten-free diet […]

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