Six Facts About Celiac Disease in the United States You Need to Know

by John Libonati Here are six important facts about celiac disease in the United States: 1. Doctors do not understand celiac disease. 97% of celiacs are not diagnosed. Diagnosis takes over 10 years on average and follow up treatment is poor. 2. Doctors do not understand nutrition. Medical schools do not teach it, so doctors generally do not look for ...

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Festive Gluten-Free Almond Fruitcake

Foolproof Christmas option for gluten-intolerant (+ recipe) Home » Lifestyle » Food & Wine Wed, 3 Dec 2008 Food & Wine A festive almond fruitcake with a difference. This festive almond fruitcake is a superb alternative for those who are wheat- or gluten-intolerant or who would simply like to try a different Christmas cake. The dried fruit and almonds, both ...

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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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Experts Recommend Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Autism Diet

Reporting Amelia Santaniello MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) ― Like most young boys, Will Johnson is all about dinosaurs, not necessarily dairy. In fact, he’s allergic to milk and eats gluten- and dairy-free. But the lack of dairy in his diet might actually be helping him grow in new ways. He is on what has become known as the autism diet, which he ...

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Gluten Free Heinz Product List

This list of gluten-free products manufactured by Heinz just in from the Knoxville Celiac Listserve.To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit http://celi-act.com/mailman/listinfo/knoxceliacs_celi-act.com or, via email, send a message with subject or body ‘help’ to knoxceliacs-request@celi-act.comThank you for your interest in Heinz Products. We certainly understand how difficult it can be to find foods that meet the requirements ...

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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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Dentists Can Help to Recognize Celiac Disease

Photo © ADAM Dentistry Blog By Tammy Davenport, About.com Guide to Dentistry since 2005 Celiac disease causes the body’s immune system to damage and attack the small intestine upon consumption of proteins in barley, rye, wheat and possibly oats. Since there are no specific blood tests to determine if someone has Celiac disease, doctors use blood tests to look for certain ...

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Ghirardelli Chocolate Bars & Squares Not Gluten Free

Ghirardelli Chocolate bars and squares are NOT gluten-free. From GlutenFree Indy, excerpt from a post on a well known chocolate bar: Thank you for your email regarding Ghirardelli Chocolate.  The 60%Bittersweet Chocolate Chips are manufactured on a line free of gluten.   In June 2008, the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company  introduced new milk chocolate bar which has a barley gluten as an ...

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How celiacs and others can get the most from gluten-free supplements.

Ever wonder what “active ingredients” are and why “inert ingredients” (a hiding place for gluten) are added to vitamins, minerals, herbals or other supplements? Thanks to Nature’s Made, you can find out.  Visit http://www.naturemade.com/ProductDatabase/prd_label.asp?tab=Products to access their quick and easy primer on reading label information.   Fast track learn to safely and accurately obtain the % daily you need and other important information like what ...

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