Tag Archives: Celiac disease

Anxiety and Celiac Disease, Causes and Response to a Gluten Free Diet

-“An estimated 40 million adult Americans suffer from anxiety disorder.” (1) These 40 million people total 18.1 percent of the United States that are at least 18 or over. (2) According to “Recognizing Celiac Disease” anxiety is common in people with celiac disease and may be the only manifestation. Celiac disease patients showed high levels of state anxiety in a ...

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Can Celiac Disease Make Your Child Mentally Ill? Watch These Recovery Videos!

If you or someone you know has a child with a mental illness, behavioral problem or unexplained neurological issue, you must watch these videos. They vividly illustrate how gluten and celiac disease can cause neurological illnesses and how removing gluten and casein from the diet can improve or cure the child. Eamon Murphy started exhibiting mental aberrations and problems eating ...

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Reality TV Shows are Including the Reality of Celiac Disease

By Nancy Lapid, About.com Guide to Celiac Disease Celiac disease has been a topic on not one but two TV shows in the past few days. I hardly watch television, so I’m fortunate to have learned about these episodes from a fellow blogger, the Gluten-Free Optimist. First, the cable network BBC America’s reality show Last Restaurant Standing had an episode ...

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Cataracts Due to Nutrient Deficiencies in Celiac Disease

  —————— The post below is a response to a young woman with cataracts and celiac disease. Cataracts are directly related to nutrient deficiencies of Vitamin A, calcium and possibly vitamin B2 in celiac disease. (Editor’s note.) Hello, I am 20 years old, have celiac disease and cataracts. The optometrist told me it is because I have fair skin and ...

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University of Chicago Celiac Center Chooses “Recognizing Celiac Disease”

The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center has chosen Recognizing Celiac Disease as the supplemental reading material for medical professionals who complete its Preceptorship Program. Dr. Stefano Guandalini, medical director of the center, recommends the book for both patients and healthcare providers. “The book is useful for prospective patients to determine whether their complaints are consistent with celiac disease. It ...

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Restless Leg Syndrome, Celiac Disease & Improvement on the Gluten Free Diet

  Low iron levels have been associated with increased severity of restless leg syndrome. The following medical case report discusses four patients with low iron and restless leg syndrome who were tested positive for celiac disease and placed on a gluten free diet. All four had improvement on the gluten free diet. “Celiac disease as a Possible Cause for Low ...

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New IBS Guidelines Include Screening for Celiac Disease

New guidelines for the treatment of IBS published by the American College of Gastroenterology include screening for celiac disease… New IBS Guidelines Offer Treatment Ideas American College of Gastroenterology Updates Recommendations for Irritable Bowel Syndrome By Bill Hendrick WebMD Health NewsReviewed by Louise Chang, MDDec. 19, 2008 — New guidelines have been issued by the nation’s gastroenterologists that are aimed ...

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Shared Genes in Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease

A 2008 study provides more evidence that there is a link between celiac disease and gluten. This article in Scientific American reviews the study. Diabetes and celiac disease: A Genetic Connection Patients with type 1 diabetes have been known to be more prone to another autoimmune disorder, celiac disease, in which gluten in wheat, rye and barley triggers an immune ...

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Alba Therapeutics Announces Enrollment of Its First European Patient in Global Phase IIb Study

  PRESS RELEASE Milestone Marks the First Time a European Patient with Active Celiac Disease has Enrolled in a Clinical Trial for an Investigational Medication from Alba Therapeutics Last update: 8:22 p.m. EST Nov. 11, 2008 BALTIMORE, Nov 11, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Alba Therapeutics Corporation announced today that for the first time, a European patient with active celiac ...

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Ultimate Guide to Gluten-Free Living – Free Giveaway Until July 30th

The Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University is sending a free copy of their newly revised Ultimate Guide to Gluten-Free Living to everyone on their contact list as of July 30, 2008.  To receive a copy, please email your complete contact information (name, address, phone, fax, email) to cb2280@columbia.edu.  The guide will be mailed after July 30, 2008. The Celiac ...

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