Today's topic is about how infectious diseases in children can cause temporary false positives on the TTG IGA and EMA IGA. Because of this the emphasis on proper testing and making sure a complete diagnostic work up is really important, especially for children.
I wanted to let you guys know what the guidance is to GI doctors regarding COVID-19. There can be some gastrointestinal symptoms that appear before the respiratory symptoms.
It had been almost a week since the poop really hit the fan in this pandemic. The initial panic of last Friday has sort of settled down and the new realities of life at home are starting to set in for us. I'm going to talk about the dinners we have eaten for the past week in hopes that it will put your mind at ease that this can be done.
As I sit here and write, most restaurants have gone to drive through, delivery, or pick up only. I gotta say, this is an idea situation for us!
Okay, this is a famous celiac disease study and I haven't posted about it. But today, I'm rectifying my mistake.
After a variety of trips to the grocery store for corona-geddon, I'll tell you what I bought. Yes, I went on 8 different grocery store runs in the past 3 days. I'm embarrassed, but yes, 8 runs. Now, one time it was because I forgot one thing and that was all I got. What did I buy during these 8 runs?
What the "Old" Celiac and "New" Celiac can teach each other!
I read this a lot. I used to think it was unimportant. Now, I'm not so sure. Having celiac disease means a lifelong gluten free diet. Right now there are no medicines or any other cure, just a major lifestyle change. But I broke my toe a couple of days ago. I dropped a serving … Continue reading Why do I need a diagnosis?
Now, feeding a family or even worse, hosting a party or other gathering with a large number of people can be hard. I want to let you know I fed 10 people with leftovers for less than $65. We had red beans and rice, shrimp creole and rice, and Against the Grain Bread.
So, this Covid-19 virus thing really has be on my heels. Schools are cancelled. Concerts, sporting events, and big social gatherings are all cancelled. Grocery stores are out of bread, toilet paper, and cold medicines. It feels surreal.