Celiac disease

Gluten-Free Athletes Bring Home the Gold

Celebrities and athletes living gluten-free are casting a much-needed light on the lifestyle changes that accompany a gluten-free diet. With their openness about their symptoms, dietary changes and more, athletes and celebrities in the spotlight are proving that celiac disease and gluten sensitivity are more prevalent than is currently known, that these conditions affects all kinds of people, and that ...

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Olmesartan Blood Pressure Medicine Linked to Celiac Disease Type Villous Atrophy

I just received an email from the Celiac Disease Research Center at Columbia University regarding a study showing a possible association between a blood pressure medication and villous atrophy. The blood pressure medication is called olmesartan and it is also known as Benicar, Benicar HCT, Azor, and Olmetec. According to this article, the three-year study was conducted by the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, ...

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Video: Gluten-Free ABCs by Trishy D

You’ve just been diagnosed with celiac disease or told you need to be on a gluten-free diet. What do you eat? Where do you get it?? What do you do??? Trish Deitemeyer, from Kinda Real Gluten Free, gives you a quick overview of gluten-free foods, tells you where to get them and how to get more gluten-free products into your ...

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Medical Research Study to Test a Potential Celiac Disease Therapy Is Underway and Signing up Participants

There is no cure for celiac disease. But, there may soon be a new therapy to go along with a gluten-free diet. A Phase II medical research study to test a potential therapy for people with celiac disease is underway and signing up participants at CeliacTrial.com. The investigational drug, Larazotide Acetate, was developed by Alba Therapeutics. It passed Phase I ...

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Seashore Celiac Support Group Announces 11th Annual Gluten Free Picnic June 24th

Seashore Celiac Support Group CSA #96 is pleased to announce its 11th annual 100% Gluten Free Picnic in conjunction with Central Jersey Celiac/DH Support Group and Cel-Kids Network CSA#58. Now bigger and better than ever!! When: Sunday June 24, 2012 (Rain or Shine), 1 to 5 pm Where: SharkRiverPark–Neptune,NJ Directions: http://seashoreceliacs.org/SharkRiver.htm All family & friends of celiacs welcome! Please RSVP by June 18 with the ...

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Smart Balance Acquires Udi’s Healthy Foods for $125 Million Increases Stake in Gluten Free Market

The gluten-free food industry is exploding due to increased diagnosis of celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. Celiac disease is estimated to affect 1 in 100 people, while gluten sensitivity is believed to affect up to 10% of the population. The gluten-free market is one of the fastest growing industries, with 20%+ growth per year with US sales increasing from under ...

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Alaska Passes Celiac Awareness Month Resolution

It is wonderful to see individual states supporting celiac disease awareness. This April, Alaska became the latest to pass a resolution recognizing May as Celiac Awareness Month. Governor Sean Parnell and Senator Cathy Giessel are applauded for their efforts to advance celiac disease awareness.  (Juneau) – A resolution to proclaim May 2012 as Celiac Disease Awareness Month, SCR 16, was ...

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National Foundation for Celiac Awareness Puts Restaurant Industry to the Test

Chefs and Restaurateurs Flunk Gluten-Free Quiz at NRA Show Ambler, Pa. (PRWEB) May 22, 2012 Chefs and restaurateurs lack a fundamental understanding of gluten-free protocols, and it’s a threat to those with gluten-related disorders, according to the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA), the non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness and improving the lives of those of celiac disease and ...

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Chevys Fresh Mex Launches Gluten-free Menu

[We have been informed Chevys no longer offers a gluten-free menu. 1/1/2017] The chain is the third to introduce gluten-free items this month   Chevys Fresh Mex this week became the latest restaurant chain to launch a gluten-free menu in its company-owned locations. Chevys’ launch follows the debut earlier this month of Domino’s Pizza’s new gluten-free crust and Chuck E. ...

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