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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Dozens of Winners So Far in the Gluten Free Extravaganza!

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Gluten Free Works is hosting a Gluten Free Extravaganza to celebrate Celiac Disease Awareness Month! 12 Gluten Free companies have donated hundreds of prizes. 50 people won prizes the first week. We’re picking 30 more winners today! Sign up here to enter to win! Everybody wins something! Here are some of the winners and the prizes they won: Nicole D. ...

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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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