From a vaccine to a pill to a wheat sheaf without gluten, Allergic Living explores the exciting research treatment around the world. Building Tolerance Dr. Bob Anderson, a gastroenterologist in Melbourne, Australia, is heading the research on a celiac vaccine. His work focuses on desensitizing patients by injecting them with gluten peptides, amino acids that […]
A nine-tier piece of art that also happened to be gluten-free! Who says having celiac disease means you need to compromise on life’s important moments?
Even when she’s not in front of a microphone, Shelagh Rogers is exactly the woman you hear hosting on CBC Radio One program: smart, witty, kind-hearted, and deeply passionate about Canadians. But with her work comes a lot of travel and socializing. And as she tells journalist Jennifer Van Evra, that’s tricky for Rogers, as […]
The View’s Elisabeth Hasselbeck learned that celiac disease was the culprit thwarting her attempts to get pregnant. She’s by no means alone. Elisabeth Hasselbeck is used to getting what she goes for. “I came of the mentality that if you work hard for something, you have a good shot of getting it,” says the 32-year-old. […]
U.S. – Food Allergy, Celiac Camps Gluten Intolerance Group Summer Camps The volunteers and staff of the Gluten Intolerance Group (GIG) professionally support children with gluten intolerance or celiac disease. GIG dietitians work with volunteers to prepare meals in a separate kitchen to assure kids get nutritious gluten-free meals and snacks. GIG kitchen staff can accommodate most […]
Tips for Gatherings with Gluten Intolerance 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 […]
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 […]
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. […]