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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…

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4 Easy Steps to Assess Nutrition in Celiac Disease

The Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University recently published its steps for nutrition assessment of patients with celiac disease.   The gluten-free diet is currently the only treatment for┬áceliac disease,…