Hopes for celiac disease

So, I started thinking about what I would like to see done in celiac research and drug development over the next 5 years. I want a new diagnostic test, better monitoring tests, clearer refractory celiac diagnostic processes, and a cure. Let's explore each of these!

Certified gluten free – not 100% gluten free

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

Ongoing Nutrient Deficiencies

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