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This article originally appeared in the Winter 2015 print issue of Allergic Living magazine. For the U.S. version of this article, click here. The subject of oats and the gluten-free diet can be confusing. Here’s what you need to know. Anyone with celiac disease quickly learns that the protein gluten is found in wheat, barley, rye – […]
When you first go on a gluten-free diet, it is challenging to get all the nutrients you need. The Mayo Clinic notes that people with celiac disease are at risk for deficiencies in iron, calcium, folate, zinc, vitamin B12, and vitamins D and K . Replacing those nutrients can be a problem, say dietitians, since […]
Breastfeeding and the timing of gluten introduction appear to play no role in the development of celiac disease.
How many times have you closed your eyes, taken a bite and thought: “I hope this doesn’t make me sick?” For those of us with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, that question arises every time we put food in our mouths. Dietary compliance can seem like a black-and-white issue. You either stick to your diet, or you don’t. But there is a gray area, […]
Researchers warn that if left untreated, the cognitive effects of celiac disease could affect performance of everyday tasks.
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 […]
From Allergic Living’s magazine Fall 2012 issue. IT WAS the itch that wouldn’t quit. Melinda Dennis had developed a painful skin rash that turned out to be dermatitis herpetiformis, a sure sign of celiac disease. But this was 1990 and back then so little was known about celiac disease and its symptoms that Dennis thought she’d […]
You’ll hear of celebrities like Russell Crowe and Miley Cyrus lauding the gluten-free life as their ticket to weight loss. The word is that Lady Gaga, in the quest for onstage bloat control, doesn’t allow her dancers to eat wheat. But it’s time for a reality check: the truth is that many people who give […]