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JUNE-JULY 2012

Winter 2015 – U.S. Edition

To subscribe to the American edition of Allergic Living, click here. To subscribe to the Canadian edition of Allergic Living, click here. New Year, New Allergy Attitude: Start 2015 off right by learning how to talk the most effective allergy talk.  Holiday Gift Guide: Sensational shopping ideas for the allergic and gluten-free ones on your list this year. Renovating Your GF […]

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How to Reduce the Risk of Cross-Contact of Gluten when Dining Out

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, […]

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Celebrating the Heroes Within Us

Every Celiac Awareness Month, I can’t help but think back to my diagnosis over 20 years ago and how I’ve come full circle. 20 years ago, I was weak, frail and convinced I had cancer, somewhere, and that the doctors wouldn’t find it in time. Today, I am stronger than I have ever been. Life […]

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FoodAllergy awareness

Food Allergy & Celiac: May 2014 Awareness Toolkit

We celebrate food allergy and celiac awareness.

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Sibling Blues and Celiac Disease

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 […]

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Cool Things to do for Celiac Awareness Month

May is Celiac Awareness Month, and events are happening across North America to raise funds for research

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Guide for Talking to Family About Celiac Testing

The following information is courtesy of the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) Having a relative with celiac disease increases your risk of developing celiac, but many parents, siblings and family members are resistant to getting tested. Earlier this year, NFCA collaborated with the Celiac Center at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston […]

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