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… Read more »
Actress Jennifer Esposito has opened her own gluten-free bakery in Manhattan’s East Village
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… Read more »
Here are some important tips to maintain your healthy weight on the gluten-free diet.
Canada has its first officially certified gluten-free product: Lay’s potato chips. In order to obtain the designation, four facilities in Canada and one in Mexico were certified under the Canadian Celiac Association’s Gluten-Free Certification Program. The chips, made by Pepsico Canada, for the most part have always been made without gluten, but now customers can… Read more »
Avoiding gluten isn’t as easy as turning away breads and cookies.
From a vaccine to a pill to a wheat sheaf without gluten, Allergic Living explores the exciting research treatment around the world. Building Tolerance Dr. Bob Anderson, a gastroenterologist in Melbourne, Australia, is heading the research on a celiac vaccine. His work focuses on desensitizing patients by injecting them with gluten peptides, amino acids that… Read more »
Q. I’ve been diagnosed with dermatitis herpetiformis. How is it related to celiac disease?
Q: I’ve heard that quinoa is a good gluten alternative. But what is it, and what kind of dishes would I use it in?