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?
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
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
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Fat Celiac, you have gone crazy - celiac disease cannot go away. Maybe it can. Bear with me, read the whole article, read the supporting documentation, and then let's have a conversation about it. You may reach a different conclusion than I did, but the science might indicate that people could return to a gluten … Continue reading Can celiac go away?
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
Pot lucks are lovely events. Until someone has a food allergy, food sensitivity, or celiac disease. They turn into minefields of torture with buried bombs of gluten everywhere! The only way to not get sick is to not participate but that brings up a variety of issues. So, not participating is a perfectly acceptable way … Continue reading Pot Luck Hell
shhhh....Gluten free diet doesn't help healthy people
Go get a flu shot!
Look at celiac with new eyes.