Tag Archives: Celiac disease

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 person and can first ...

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Celiac Disease Fact: Celiac Disease Tests are NOT Pass or Fail

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This is a Celiac Disease Awareness Month Public Service Announcement. Many people, including doctors, believe that the blood tests for celiac disease are pass/fail, and that if you have a negative result you can never in the future have a positive result. This is wrong. See how all the celiac disease tests work on our Diagnosis page. This message was ...

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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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ImmunogenX Acquires Celiac Disease Therapy from Alvine Pharmaceuticals

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A therapy for celiac disease is one step closer. ImmunogenX purchased the license for Alvine Pharmaceuticals’ medicine, ALV003, which degrades gluten before it can be digested and absorbed by the intestines. The following press release was distributed by ImmunogenX. “Glutenase for in-vivo gluten degradation is a leading candidate for celiac disease ImmunogenX™, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the diagnosis and ...

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Innovate Biopharmaceuticals Completes License For Late-Stage Celiac Disease Asset From Alba Therapeutics

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Alba Therapeutics has been working on a therapy for celiac disease the past 8 years. Alba’s therapy, Larazotide Acetate, is the first to reach phase 3 clinical trials, where it will be given to large groups of people. When Alba first contacted us about helping to promote their phase 2 clinical trial, we investigated the therapy’s mechanism and were glad ...

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Gluten Kills Awareness Tee Shirts and Hoodies

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Gluten is killing people. Spread awareness and look great doing it with these awesome Gluten Kills tees & hoodies! Click here to get yours!  Gluten sensitivity and celiac disease causes over 300 signs, symptoms associated disorders and complications. Millions of people around the world are affected, but the rate of diagnosis is low. Most people and doctors do not realize ...

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Stanford University Seeks Celiac Disease Study Participants

  Jennifer Iscol, of the Celiac Community Foundation of Northern California, just distributed this message regarding a celiac disease study at Stanford University. “Volunteers are needed for a genetic study on celiac disease at Stanford University. Please consider participating. Community participation is an essential component of Stanford’s celiac disease research. The research benefits all of us and future generations. http://www.celiaccommunity.org/stanford-celiac-genetic-study/ Announcement from ...

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Mental Health and Celiac Disease

If you’ve ever lived with undiagnosed Celiac Disease – chances are you’ve been to a psychologist at one time or another.  Perhaps your doctor told you that you had severe depression, bi-polar disorder, anxiety, or simply that it was “all in your head.” Believe me – I’ve been there, done that. I had even convinced myself as an undergrad in ...

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