Round up of great resources, from video to posters, stickers and more.
From Allergic Living magazine; to subscribe click here. ON a crisp October morning in 2014, Betsy Robbins waited impatiently in the hospital recovery room with her still-groggy husband, who 30 minutes earlier had undergone an intestinal biopsy. She looked up, expectant, when the gastroenterologist entered the room. “Your husband either has intestinal cancer or celiac disease,” he said bluntly. “The odds… Read more »
The term “gluten-free” has lost sincerity. With online parodies poking fun at the diet, and celebrities touting its perceived health benefits, it’s easy to see that “gluten-free” has attained fad status. Popularity does bring options, and to some extent awareness, but the infusion into pop culture has led “gluten-free” to completely overshadow celiac disease. The result? Those of us living with celiac disease aren’t… Read more »
Better hop to it! With Easter coming early this year, it’s time time to stock up on allergy-friendly chocolate bunnies, candy eggs and sugary chicks. Kids will stop at nothing searching for these tempting treats on Easter morning. Note: Always read labels to make sure ingredients haven’t changed. Available in the United States and Canada… Read more »
Growing up with celiac disease, Sema first learned that staying positive in the face of adversity is essential. That resilience now drives the teen’s inspiring advocacy and artistic work.
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… Read more »
by Alisa Fleming Impress the home chefs on your list with an array of infused salts. they’re a great sugar-free alternative for gifts, and are easy to make and package. What to use: 1 to 2 teaspoon dried seasoning (see flavor and label ideas) per 1/4 cup coarse salt, such as Kosher or Fleur de… Read more »
Eamon Murphy is a far cry from the little boy we first wrote about back in 2010.
For your next taco night, avoid prepackaged fillers and allergen worries with these simple and safe Mexican food elements. Crockpot Shredded Chicken Place 2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breast in a slow cooker. Season with 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon black pepper and 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano. Pour in 1 cup allergy-safe chicken broth, cover, and cook on low… Read more »
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… Read more »