Tag Archives: Celiac disease awareness

21 Important Celiac Disease Facts You Need to Know

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- Celiac disease is the most common genetic autoimmune disease in the world. Celiac disease is the most commonly misdiagnosed disease in the world. Celiac disease blood tests are not pass / fail. They measure antibody levels that suggest how likely an intestinal biopsy will discover damage consistent with celiac disease. Celiac disease can affect any genetically predisposed person of ...

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Celiac Disease Fact: Celiac Disease Is An Undiagnosed Epidemic

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This is a Celiac Disease Awareness Month Public Service Announcement. Celiac disease affects 1% of the worldwide population. In the United States, it is estimated up to 17% of people with celiac disease are diagnosed. The rest are sick, but have no idea what is causing their problems. This public service announcement is brought to you by Better Batter Gluten ...

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Celiac Disease Fact: Diagnosis Can Take Years

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This is a Celiac Disease Awareness Month public service announcement. Pass it on! Celiac disease diagnosis can take years. Not because tests don’t exist, but rather because doctors do not consider celiac disease when looking at your symptoms. Frequently, a symptom of celiac disease will receive the diagnosis, leaving the underlying cause untreated. Request to be tested if your symptoms ...

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National Celiac Disease Awareness Day in the United States: September 13

  Today is National Celiac Disease Awareness Day in the United States. From the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness website: September 13 has been dubbed “National Celiac Disease Awareness Day” in honor of the doctor who identified a link between celiac disease and diet. Dr. Samuel Gee, a leader in celiac disease research, was born on Sept. 13, 1839. A Senate resolution calling for the ...

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