Autoimmunity and eating disorders have a bidirectional relationship - if you have one you are more likely to have the other!
Four types of celiac!
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
shhhh....Gluten free diet doesn't help healthy people
Be careful out there - many people will try to take your money and tell you what you want to hear.
I have a gluten free diet that isn't ideal, but effective to help with my celiac. So, the drug companies have to make a good argument to me that their drug will help alleviate symptoms and prevent damage to my intestines in order for me to spend my hard earned money on their solution. This begs the question - can someone prove to me that their drug works without a gluten challenge?
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.
Discussions of a celiac flare - what it is and how to cope.
Discussion of money in celiac research and recommendations for saving some money on gluten free groceries.
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?