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Complications of Celiac Disease by Toni Kaste Posted Mon 02 Nov 2009 12:00am This is from a book called "Celiac Disease, a Guide to Living with Gluten Intolerance" by Sylvia Llewelyn Bower. Remember that you can find these books at your local library FOR FREE! On page 38 Known Complications of Celiac Disease Inflammation Anemia Cancer Infertility and Pregnancy Issues Menopause issues Neurological Sympt ... Read on »
Can Celiac Disease Kill You? The Simple Answer Is YES, But The full Answer Is More Complicated by Eileen Simpson Patient Expert Posted Thu 04 Dec 2008 12:20pm First, I’m NOT a medical Dr.  Keep that in mind with all of my posts.  I was at a Doctors appointment with my mother-in-law the other day and the Dr. treating her truly though he had Celiac, but would not get himself tested because he did not want to know.  That is a dangerous thing to do! I always wondered why my Father’s family passed aw ... Read on »
Celiac Disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What is celiac disease? Celiac disease is a digestive disease that damages the small intestine and interferes with absorption of nutrients from food. People who have celiac disease cannot tolerate a protein called gluten, found in wheat, rye, and barley. Gluten is found mainly in foods but may also be found in products we use every d ... Read on »
Diagnosing Celiac Disease by Shilah C. Azib Posted Sun 17 Jan 2010 3:08am Celiac disease is a known disease of the small intestine. With celiac disease, the intestine experiences an immunological or allergic reaction. The small intestine does not absorb the nutrients of the food digested. This leads to nutritional, vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Diagnosing celiac disease early is very important to prevent ... Read on »
Baby Bites: Registry Seeks to Link Celiac Disease to Birth Defects by Vanessa M. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Thu 03 Jul 2008 1:14pm Diarrhea, bloating and gas are the first things that come to mind when I hear the words celiac disease. Icky right?!?! But have you ever stopped to think about the non-gastrointestinal complications? I’m talking about things that you might not associate with celiac disease…complications that might not even be linked yet. According to the Uni ... Read on »
Celiac Disease, Refractory Sprue, Gluten Intolerance & Wheat Allergies? by Vanessa M. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:17am As the Director of Programming & Communications for the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness, I get the same question several times a day: what is the difference between celiac disease, refractory sprue, gluten intolerance and a wheat allergy. Last week, I had the privilege of working with Dr. Daniel Leffler from The Celiac Center at Bet ... Read on »
Child Nutrition – Gluten Free diet Reduces Bone Problems in Children with Celiac Disease by Baby Mum-Mum .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 23 Nov 2009 10:00pm By Colleen Hurley, RD, Certified Kid’s Nutrition Specialist Mum Mum’s recently discussed a new study explaining that the high risk of osteoporosis in persons with celiac disease may be due to an additional autoimmune response on bone protein.  Diagnosing celiac disease as early as possible, particularly in childhood, can prevent many of the se ... Read on »
Celiac Disease by HealthyAbandon Health Maven Posted Wed 31 Aug 2011 11:56am By Amy L. Quick, CBHC Celiac disease is a commonly misdiagnosed disease with symptoms that can range from migraines and irritability to joint pain and fatigue. Long considered a rare disease, celiac disease is the result of an autoimmune response to gluten in foods such as bread and other baked goods. With more than 300 symptoms, celiac ... Read on »
Women with Reproductive Health Issues Should Be Screened for Celiac Disease by Vanessa M. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Wed 15 Sep 2010 8:12am It took my mom and dad almost 10 years to have a successful pregnancy...yes, they eventually got me and my awesome little sister, but it wasn't without spending thousands of dollars on fertility treatments and repeated heartbreak from miscarriage after miscarriage. If the doctors had diagnosed my wonderful mother with Celiac Disease when she wa ... Read on »
Adult-Diagnosed Celiac Disease: Better Late Than Never by Carolyn C. Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 7:17pm Hippocrates said “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food”. How right he was when it comes to Celiac Disease. I’ve  learned this personally since being diagnosed with Celiac Disease 10 years ago. Celiac Disease is the only disease where nutrition is both the cause and the “cure”. For 1 in 133, or an estimated 1.5 million American ... Read on »