Sometimes I feel like I talk a lot about the same things - proper diagnostic process, eating gluten free, living your life, and having a bit of a sense of humor about this whole celiac thing.
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 going to talk about my bathroom habits and how they have changed over the course of the last year. If you don't wanna talk about poop - this may not be the article for you!
I found some new stuff today about celiac!
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?
But what if none of these drugs work? Or what if some of these drugs work for just symptoms and don't stop mucosal damage? What happens then?