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A strict gluten-free regimen is the prescription for celiac disease. But following one proves almost as stressful as kidney dialysis.
The fainting began in high school. Vanessa Oakley would be watching TV or studying – and then, she’d get to her feet and wake up on the floor. She would tell herself “I got up too fast,” or, “maybe I need to eat something.” She was too shy and reserved to ask for help and […]
Michael Weber was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2004, and immediately adopted the gluten-free diet to protect his health. But after taking a prescribed generic drug for only a few days, the resident of Eastchester, New York, was distressed to find he was again developing symptoms, such as the dermatitis herpetiformis skin rash he’d had before the condition was discovered. It turned out that […]