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Celiac Disease

Celiac Disease: Watch Your Mouth

Celiac disease can affect your teeth and mouth in a number of ways: Dental enamel defects: Patches of grey, yellow, white or brown on the teeth, and/or teeth that are deeply pitted, grooved or misshapen. The defects are found on both sides of the mouth or on both upper and lower teeth, not just on […]

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Celiac’s Upside: Less Risk of Women’s Cancers

Women with celiac disease have a decreased risk of breast and ovarian cancers, says new Swedish research.

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Gluten’s Role in Autism

A scientist sets out to prove that gluten and a leaky gut may be causing 20 percent of autism disorders.

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Actress’s Battle with CBS over Celiac Disease

Actress Jennifer Esposito is upset that she’s been put on unpaid leave from the TV series “Blue Bloods” because of issues with her celiac disease.

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Celiac Patients Getting Poor Follow-up Care

A recent Mayo Clinic study finds that 65 percent of celiac disease patients do not receive adequate long-term care following their diagnosis.

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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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