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Nov 9 2009

Free Gluten-Free Care Packages for those Newly Diagnosed with Celiac Disease!

The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center was founded in 2000 and has been dedicated to the research, awareness and education of celiac disease.   Founder, Stefano Guandalini, a world-renowned pediatric gastroenterologist and Celiac Disease expert, was determined to confirm that the disease is not as rare as once thought and to spread awareness to the […]

Sep 18 2009

Why Some People Don't Want an Official Celiac Diagnosis

With all the controversy swirling around the health care reform bill, here is something else to be considered in the mix. Shortly after my celiac diagnosis, our health insurance provider at the time (Blue Cross/Blue Shield) sent us a letter asking if we had supplemental health insurance. We called the insurance company as this was a strange request they’d never […]

Sep 1 2009

How a Celiac Diagnosis Changed my Life for the Better!

Some of you might know me from Examiner.com. That website was a great place to get my online writing feet wet – no doubt! Though I’ve dabbled in the gluten-free blogging world for a couple of years, I never took it too seriously. Yet, somehow I ended up turning my passion for helping others learn […]

Jul 5 2009

Celiac Disease Named in Top 5 Food Allergies, Sensitivities, and Intolerances

According to a recent published report on Health News, it looks like the wheat allergy/gluten intolerance / Celiac Disease were named 4th on a list of the top 5 food allergies, sensitivities, and intolerances.  The article examines all types of food allergies, sensitivities, and intolerances, then ranks them according to how common they are. For […]

Jul 2 2009

Recurrent Mouth Ulcers Could Suggest Celiac Disease

Here is an interesting press release we received regarding recurring mouth ulcers and how they could suggest Celiac Disease as the source: A minority of patients with recurrent mouth sores (aphthous stomatitis) have gluten-sensitive enteropathy, making evaluation for celiac disease appropriate in this population, according to a new study in BMC Gastroenterology. Gluten-sensitive enteropathy, or […]