What does the gluten free label and certified gluten free label mean in the US? Let's find out. According to the FDA, in order for a product to be labelled gluten free it has to be lower than 20 parts per million. The rule goes on to say that the food cannot contain: An ingredient … Continue reading Certified gluten free – not 100% gluten free
Lots and lots of research is being done on the microbiome. Let's talk about it a bit and how it may or may not affect celiac disease. The microbiome consists of the microorganisms living in our bodies. Some estimates claim there are over 1 trillion microorganisms living on and in us. For example, most of … Continue reading Microbiome?
Get it - hole in the nutrients in our bodies!! Yes, people with celiac disease have nutritional deficiencies. Many times the deficiencies are found at diagnosis and can even lead to the investigation of celiac as the root cause. However, it was thought that once people were on a gluten free diet and the gut … Continue reading Ongoing Nutrient Deficiencies
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?
I had the gluten dream last night.
Did I get glutened and how do I know?
Two companies have applied to the FDA to start clinical trials.\ in late 2019 or early 2020. ActoBio Theraputics just received FDA approval to begin clinical trials on their new drug AG017 in Phase 1b/2a in the US and Europe later this year. They will enroll 42 patients. AG017 is an oral medication. It involves … Continue reading Two New Drug Entering Trials Soon