Monthly Archives: January 2013

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Understanding and Treating Zinc Deficiency in Celiac Disease

The mineral zinc is classified as an essential nutrient due to the vital functions it performs in our bodies.  It is found in almost every cell of the body with…

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So You Want to Start a Celiac Support Group?

I was diagnosed in 1996 when “celiac” and “gluten free” were still foreign words.  I remember the first conversation I had with a fellow Celiac.  I sat on the floor…

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Larazotide Acetate and Celiac Disease

There is no cure for celiac disease. But, there is an experimental medication in Phase IIB testing, Larazotide Acetate, to be used along with a gluten-free diet. The investigational medicine,…

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Non-Toxic Oats May Become A Reality

Wheat, rye, and barley are universally acknowledged to contain the gluten proteins that trigger inflammation and damage to the small intestine in people with celiac disease. Gluten provokes the secretion…