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Celiac Disease

Link Between Celiac and Asthma

Having either celiac disease or asthma puts you at a higher risk of getting the other. Researchers want to know why.

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Avoid Self-Diagnosing for Celiac

A U.S. gastroenterologist warns against going gluten-free without proper testing for celiac disease.

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Success With Saliva Celiac Test

A new study shows that it’s possible to detect celiac disease through a saliva test; opening the door for a non-invasive means of diagnosis.

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Where Gluten Likes to Hide Out

Avoiding gluten isn’t as easy as turning away breads and cookies.

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Celiac’s Tiny Offenders

Scientists in Australia are reporting that they’ve found the culprits that make gluten intolerable to people who have celiac disease.

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Going Gluten-Free: It’s A Journey

From cheating to missteps on the diet that’s for life.

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Celiac Screening in Diabetic Children

Screening for Celiac important since symptoms often silent in patients.

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Celiac Disease: The Diabetes Link

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 a curveball. Whenever she ate something, she felt like she had food poisoning. After a visit to […]

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What Exactly Is Gluten?

In Latin, gluten means “glue” and that’s exactly what it is:  two proteins, gliadin and glutenin, stuck together. Gluten is found in wheat, barley and rye, which means it is in a myriad of products, from the usual suspects like bread and bagels to those that are not nearly so obvious. Think meat substitutes, for […]

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Managing Life with Celiac Disease

It may sound daunting, but once you’re diagnosed with celiac disease, it’s usually good news. Most people with celiac disease have been suffering maddening, unexplained and often painful symptoms for years. These usually disappear miraculously once you’re on the gluten-free diet. A celiac diagnosis does come with dietary restrictions that have a sizeable learning curve. […]

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