Type 1 Diabetes, Hashimotos Thyroiditis, and Celiac disease all walk into a bar. Sounds like the start of a great story - but for many it is a cluster of diseases that all have the same genetic roots. So Celiac disease has two genetic markers - HLA DQ2 and HLA DQ8. If you don't have … Continue reading Type 1 Diabetes, Hashimotos, & Celiac
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Celiac genetics and what it might mean for the future!
New understanding of celiac
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So, you got the diagnosis of celiac disease. Congratulations! There is finally a name to the awful stuff that has been happening in the body and now what? Well, this is part 2 of my series on the next Stages of Celiac disease - how to feel better.... After a few months of being diagnosed … Continue reading Stages of Celiac, part 2
There are six stages to accepting the diagnosis of Celiac disease. I've laid them out for all the world!
Refractory Celiac (RCD) disease is something many of us worry about. We worry because we know with each cross-contamination or each mistake with an ingredient while cooking, we are potentially one step closer to this disease. But it seems to be a much more serious and different, but related disease to Celiac.
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?