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Nov 8 2013

University of Chicago Offering Free Screening for Celiac Disease

The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center is an “international center of excellence” that provides patient care and education.  Every fall the center screens up to 500 people who are at risk for Celiac Disease.  The screening is done by a simple blood test that looks for Human Tissue Transglutiminase IgA and Total Serum IgA.  […]

Aug 19 2013

Cheating on the Gluten-Free Diet

The only “cure” for Celiac Disease is to follow a strict gluten-free diet.  Following the gluten-free diet if you have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease is vital in order to restore health. Not following the diet may result in continued symptoms and even possible cancer, like lymphoma. An article just published earlier this month on […]

Jul 25 2013

Nationwide Children’s Hospital Opens Celiac Disease Center

Jon was first diagnosed with Celiac Disease in the summer of 2006.  His pediatrician did the blood work, but once that came back positive, we were referred to a gastroenterologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.  While that GI doctor is no longer there, we began seeing Dr. Jolanda Denham shortly after Jon’s diagnosis.  Not only has […]

Mar 27 2013

NFCA Webinar: Celiac Disease, Gluten Sensitivity and Neuropsychiatric Disease

The National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (NFCA) has a webinar coming up covering the various abnormal immune responses to the gluten protein.  This latest webinar will take place on Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 8:30 PM EST.  More about the upcoming webinar: The expanding spectrum of gluten-related disorders is a clear indication that the gluten […]

Sep 8 2012

Poll: Medication for Celiac Disease

A few days back I read an article from the National Foundation for Celiac Awareness about a new drug for Celiac Disease that is in the testing phases.  In fact, the drug was just approved for the Fast Track Program, making it a priority and possibly shortening the time for FDA review. The Alvine Pharmaceuticals […]