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Aug 4 2011

Free Screening for Celiac Disease

The University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center is once again holding its annual screening for Celiac Disease on Saturday October, 15, 2011.  In addition to screening, a panel of experts will be on hand to take questions from the audience and exhibitors will be present to sample their gluten-free goods.  More about the screening: Annual […]

May 3 2011

May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month- What Can You Do?

May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month.  This is probably not the first time you have heard that and it certainly won’t be the last, not if I can help it.    Some quick facts about Celiac Disease: 1 in 133 people in the US actually have Celiac Disease 97% of those people are undiagnosed Celiac Disease […]

Jul 17 2009

Could Canker Sores Mean You Have Celiac Disease?

Back in January we looked at the question Does Celiac Disease Cause Canker Sores?  Well, more recently, it looks like we should have instead asked the question, could my canker sores mean I have Celiac Disease?  The one thing we’ve known for awhile now is that the gluten free diet can help clear up canker […]

Feb 26 2009

How Does Celiac Disease Affect Your Fingernails?

Celiac Disease is a digestive disease that occurs to the small intestine and interferes with the absorption of the nutrients from food. This disease makes impossible the toleration of gluten, a protein which is found in foods or in everyday products such as medicines, vitamins and lip balms. People with Celiac Disease usually get it […]

Feb 13 2009

Can Celiac Disease Cause Infertility?

Health studies suggest that celiac disease, a hereditary condition that often goes undiagnosed, can lead to infertility. Experts acknowledge that without treatment, celiac disease can cause repeated miscarriages and early menopause. For women facing no explanation for their infertility, now there is a simple, accurate way to find out if undiagnosed celiac disease might be […]