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In the early days of diagnosis, who would have thought it remotely possible? But my celiac daughter and I were closing in on the top of Mount Kilimanjaro, the roof of Africa.
Gluten can hide on the spice shelf. But with a little precaution, you can keep your favorite flavors. Herbs and spices have been used in foods and medicines for thou- sands of years by many cultures, and prized for their unique scents and flavors. Fresh or dried leaves, such as basil, dill, parsley, rosemary and thyme, would be examples of herbs. […]
When I was a toddler, my parents took me to every specialist under the sun to solve the mystery of why their only child was so sick.
The publication’s Spring 2014 cover story, “Milk in the School,” Allergic Living magazine investigates the challenge of dealing with the most misunderstood food allergen in the educational system. April 9, 2014 – Sending a child to school with a life-threatening food allergy is always worrisome, but when it’s an allergy to milk and dairy products, […]
When the focus turns to one child’s celiac diagnosis, brothers and sisters can suffer feelings of neglect. Your child needs support. I’m not talking about the one who has celiac disease. I’m referring to the other child, the one who doesn’t have to worry about gluten. I recently spoke with my friend Dr. Ritu Verma, a pediatric gastroenterologist at our […]
The disease doesn’t end at the gut: oral symptoms, from rotting teeth to mouth cancer, are also related to celiac. Find out what to watch for and how to avoid celiac disease’s effects on the 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 […]
A recent agreement reached between the U.S. Department of Justice and a private university in Massachusetts is one of the boldest positions taken on the rights of people (in this case students) to be able to eat safely. Here was the issue: Back in 2009 a few students at Lesley University in Cambridge complained that […]
Magazine bolsters editorial strength and tackles the tough social challenges facing those with food allergies and celiac disease.