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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 »
Gluten Intolerance-What Your Doctor May Not Tell You by Ralph S. Certified Nurse Specialist Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:54pm 2 Comments The associated health issues related to gluten intolerance (GI), have a wide range, with Celiac Disease being the defining and best known aspect of that problem. However, GI can often go undiagnosed, because it does not always present with the more obvious symptoms seen in Celiac Disease (CD). GI and even CD can be cryptic, or a hidden problem, i ... Read on »
Celiac Treatment: Where Prevention is the only cure by FitBuff Brandon Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Feb 2010 5:03am Introduction In the business of medicine, consistent research and development makes an effort to find cures to several diseases for which, there seems to be no cure. More recently, the claims of L. Ron Hubbard have interested me (although I’m not convinced yet) in his book called ‘Dianetics’. Apparently, his claims are that once ... 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 »
So what is Celiac anyway? by Wendy H. Posted Sat 01 Nov 2008 12:00am I've been asked this question a lot lately, and many people who know the short answer want a longer answer, so..... I hope this answers some questions and isn't too long. Celiac Disease info from American Celiac Disease Alliance Celiac Disease Celiac disease has been known by many different names in the medical literature over the ... Read on »
Celiac Sprue Association Needs Your Help In North Carolina by glutenfreeraleigh Posted Fri 04 Jun 2010 12:00am This is for CSA members and friends living in North Carolina. You can help all celiacs! Contact your Senator! Your US Senator Richard Burr has yet to support adding barley, rye and common oats as hazards in a “Managers Amendment” to S. 510, the Food Safety Modernization Act . Allergen designation will only cover WHEAT. This bill is expected to c ... Read on »
Celiac Sprue Association Conference Oct 4-6th! by Cheryl H. Registered Dietician Posted Tue 11 Sep 2012 10:18pm I am really excited to be moderating a panel on Gluten Free Blogging at 35th Annual Celiac Sprue Association on October 4-6th on Long Island in Hauppauge, NY. There will be great sessions on the latest and greatest from the Columbia Celiac Center, dietary tips, gluten-sensitivity, and panels on gluten-free baking, travel, and dining out. Ther ... Read on »
Amazing Awareness - Celiac Sprue Association Video by marylandceliac Posted Fri 01 May 2009 12:00am On May 16, Debbie Paul and Diane Craig of the Celiac Sprue Association appeared on the Sacramento news. This video does a great job of explaining celiac symptoms and gluten free foods. The video mentions osteoporosis. Remember, if you have celiac disease to get a bone density scan, a quick and simple scan of your hips and spine done at some ... Read on »
Raising awareness of Lyme disease by Geoff Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Thu 18 Sep 2008 11:24am 3 Comments Today's featured contributor is Dr. Virginia Sherr, who maintains the site The Human Side of Lyme. Dr. Sherr is a psychiatrist who has experienced Lyme disease first hand over many years, and shares valuable information and resources to get the word out about this ongoing problem. She is particularly concerned about the incidence of undiagno ... Read on »