Tag Archives: Celiac disease

Helping a West Point Graduate Connect the Dots Between Symptoms and Their Causes


My mother, Cleo Libonati, RN, BSN was giving a presentation to medical school students at a major medical school in Philadelphia. The topic was “Identifying and Correcting Nutrient Deficiencies in Celiac Disease.” A student approached her after the presentation. She was a tall, athletic looking woman with short blond hair. She introduced herself as Amanda and told Cleo she was ...

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Most People Do Not Realize How Sick They Really Are 


We are told the gluten-free diet is the only treatment for celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. We follow the diet, but do not recover fully. Many times, because we feel better than before, we do not grasp that we can be so much healthier than we are.   There are a host of health issues that can and should be ...

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21 Important Celiac Disease Facts You Need to Know


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 genetically predisposed person of every ...

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Celiac Disease Fact: Celiac Disease Tests are NOT Pass or Fail


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


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


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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ImmunogenX Acquires Celiac Disease Therapy from Alvine Pharmaceuticals


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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Innovate Biopharmaceuticals Completes License For Late-Stage Celiac Disease Asset From Alba Therapeutics


Alba Therapeutics has been working on a therapy for celiac disease the past 8 years. Alba’s therapy, Larazotide Acetate, is the first to reach phase 3 clinical trials, where it will be given to large groups of people. When Alba first contacted us about helping to promote their phase 2 clinical trial, we investigated the therapy’s mechanism and were glad ...

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Gluten is killing people. Spread awareness and look great doing it with these awesome Gluten Kills tees & hoodies! Click here to get yours!  Gluten sensitivity and celiac disease causes over 300 signs, symptoms associated disorders and complications. Millions of people around the world are affected, but the rate of diagnosis is low. Most people and doctors do not realize ...

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