Stem cells can cure Refractory Celiac Type 2 - but that is celiac you don't want!
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
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'm talking about the new at home testing kits for Celiac disease. Many people talk about not having insurance or the ability to pay for expensive Celiac testing at the doctor, but there are new at home testing kits.
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?
This is for those people who have gotten positive blood tests for celiac disease from their primary doctor and are being referred to a gastroenterologist for further evaluation of celiac disease. Or even for those who have had celiac for a long time, but feel like it is time to get some things rechecked. Often … Continue reading Interviewing Gastroenterologists