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Open Up About Celiac Disease to See the Bigger Picture

Don’t allow a celiac diagnosis to leave you emotionally and socially boxed in. I stood 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighed all of 100 pounds. My teeth cracked under pressure, my hair fell out in clumps, and excruciating migraines and bouts of diarrhea kept me awake at night. To say I was suffering with poor health 25 years ago, in the time before […]

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Thriving With Celiac Disease: Eamon Murphy’s Journey

Eamon Murphy is a far cry from the little boy we first wrote about back in 2010.

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Celiac Urine Test May Offer Accurate Way to Monitor Glutening

For celiac patients, finding out whether they’ve been glutened may soon get easier and more accurate thanks to the development of a test that can detect the presence of gluten immunogenic peptides (GIP) in urine. A new study, presented at the International Celiac Disease Symposium in Prague in early August, shows that researchers were able […]

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College and Food Allergies Resource Hub

Living at university can seem daunting for special-diet students. But the good news is that – from searchable online menus to free-from zones – colleges are starting to get with the allergy-friendly program.  1. Allergic Living’s Charts: These charts compare food and residence accommodations at 32 U.S. colleges, and show you the allergy issues to […]

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Joint Pain Helps Researchers Catch Celiac Disease in Kids

The New York study calls for pediatric rheumatology patients to be screened for celiac disease.

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Summer 2015 – Canadian Edition

To subscribe to the Canadian edition of Allergic Living, click here. To subscribe to the American edition of Allergic Living, click here. Safe Dining Guide: Our exclusive look at restaurants where great food and allergy safety are both on the menu. Celiac in Kids: How to spot the sometimes subtle signs of celiac disease in children and teens. Brave Pioneers: Meet […]

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Hepatitis B Vaccine Less Effective for Celiac Patients

Fifty percent of the celiac patients under the age of 5 were nonresponsive to the vaccine compared to 30 percent of the control group.

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Why Are So Many Celiacs Getting Glutened?

First published in the Fall 2014 edition of Allergic Living magazine. SHE looked down at her stomach in shock and disbelief. While April Marlow-Ravelli was one month pregnant, her belly was suddenly protruding as if she was six months along. Round and hard, her stomach was also in so much pain that she was having trouble breathing. With […]

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Gluten-Free Diet Meets the Teen Years

Originally published in Allergic Living’s Fall 2014 magazine. Diagnosed in September 2013 with celiac disease, Cam Rich knows he can never again have his favorite chocolate-flavored cereal, chicken nuggets or anything else that contains gluten, the protein that caused his headaches, bloating and nausea. The 13-year-old doesn’t want to appear scared of things like pizza – even though he […]

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Glutened? What to Do.

There’s that dreaded tingling on your skin, your head is starting to pound and your insides feel fit to burst. Despite your best efforts, you’ve been glutened. But is there a way to minimize the misery? Dr. Joseph Murray, a gastroenterologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, offers some do’s and a definite don’t: […]

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