CategoryCeliac Disease

  • 4 Things You Need To Know About Celiac Disease

    4 Things You Need To Know About Celiac Disease

    One in a hundred people worldwide suffers from an autoimmune disorder called celiac disease. If anyone with celiac disease consumes gluten, their immune system begins to attack the small intestine. The attack damages villi, the part of the small...

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  • The Importance of Kids’ Celiac Follow-up Appointments

    The Importance of Kids’ Celiac Follow-up Appointments

    When kids experience gastrointestinal issues, it’s common to take them to a physician for a checkup. Children that are then diagnosed with celiac disease are told to adhere to a gluten-free diet so that symptoms disappear and quality of life...

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  • Is It Celiac Disease Or Wheat Sensitivity?

    Is It Celiac Disease Or Wheat Sensitivity?

    It’s hard not to notice the range of gluten-free products that have popped up on grocery shelves. Even a number of pet food manufacturers have gotten on board with the gluten-free craze. Many people take the popularity of these foods to mean that...

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  • How To Handle A Celiac Disease Diagnosis

    How To Handle A Celiac Disease Diagnosis

    Even if you think you know everything there is to know about celiac disease, it’s important to continue to ask questions and learn all the facts about this common autoimmune disorder. This May, celebrate Celiac Disease Awareness Month with GI...

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  • Has Gluten Been Wrongly Accused?

    Has Gluten Been Wrongly Accused?

    Eating gluten-free is a health trend that has skyrocketed in America over the last ten years, even among people who have not been diagnosed with celiac disease. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, and rye that is known to cause bloating,...

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