Tag Archives: Celiac disease

Understanding Probiotics and Prebiotics in Celiac Disease

-Our well-being is uniquely tied to the condition of our colon, which is commonly unhealthy at diagnosis of celiac disease. To keep our colon healthy, we need to understand what happens there on a microscopic level.  Hundreds of varieties of intestinal microbe populations called “flora” live there, numbering in the billions.  To put these numbers into focus, dead bacteria make ...

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Over 300 Symptoms Linked to Gluten and Celiac Disease. How Is This Possible?

   In 2007, Gluten Free Works published “Recognizing Celiac Disease,” the first work to present over 300 signs, symptoms, associated disorders and complications gathered from documented medical research from around the world.  The book proved that researchers were finding hundreds of health problems associated with celiac disease and gluten.  This list is now being used by celiac disease centers, national celiac organizations and health organizations to help identify at risk patients and determine ...

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Understanding Vitamin D Deficiency in Celiac Disease

  Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin for strong bones and teeth, turns out to be a multi-tasker! Since its discovery in the early 1920s, this important fat-soluble vitamin was labeled simply as “the antirachitic vitamin” (prevents rickets). Not any more. A major discovery of how it functions as a hormone in the body when converted into its active form by ...

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Columbia University Celiac Disease Center Roundtable Discussion June 7

This just in from the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University… The Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University will continue to host a Roundtable on Celiac Disease that deals with individuals and their families’ difficulties in living with celiac disease. The program will be held monthly and would deal with children, adolescence and adult issues with respect to celiac disease. ...

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Our Pets, Gluten and Irritable Bowel Disease

They might be furry and walk on four legs, but they’re family just the same and we oftentimes treat them like our kids. I’m talking about our pets. Well, it seems our pets are even more like us than we thought. Dogs, cats and even other animals like guinea pigs can have food sensitivity issues just like humans leading to ...

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9th Annual Gluten Free Picnic in Neptune New Jersey

 Seashore Celiac Support Group CSA #96 and Central Jersey Celiac/DH Support Group and Cel-Kids Network CSA#58 is pleased to announce their 9th annual… 100% Gluten Free Picnic!!! Date: Sunday June 27, 2010 (Rain or Shine) Time: 1 to 5pm Where: Shark River Park – Neptune, NJ Directions: http://seashoreceliacs.org/SharkRiver.htm All family & friends of celiacs are welcome!

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Celiac Disease Event Features Nutritionist at Paoli Hospital May 17

The Chester County Gluten Intolerance Group’s quarterly meeting will be this Monday, May 17, in the Potter Room at Paoli Hospital. Paoli Hospital 255 W. Lancaster Ave. Paoli, PA 19301 Directions: http://www.mainlinehealth.org/paoli Vendors start at 6:30, speaker at 7:15. The featured speaker will be Nancy Dickens, registered dietician. Nancy Dickens is recommended by the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness.

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General Mills to Introduce Gluten-free Bisquick & Hamburger Helper Summer 2010

General Mills will be debuting gluten-free Bisquick and 3 flavors of gluten-free Hamburger Helper at this year’s Celiac Disease Foundation Annual Education Conference & Food Faire, which will be held in Los Angeles, Saturday, May 15th. Once again General Mills steps up and provides the gluten-free community with a mainstream product that is gluten-free and readily available.

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