Category: Celiac

Man Begs for Surgery to Fix 'Airbag Skin' After Gluten-free Diet A man is seeking surgery for baggy skin after gluten-free diet. Photo: CC–Automobile Italia Celiac.com 06/24/2017 – A long-time pasta lover with celiac disease is desperately fundraising for surgery after losing half his body weight on a gluten-free diet. Years of eating lots of pasta and high calorie meals …

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Celiac Disease – Mary Farid, DO | UCLA Digestive Diseases UCLA Digestive Diseases Continuing Medical Education GI Issues for the Primary Care Physician February 22, 2014 Mary Farid, DO Clinical Instructor of Medicine Division of Digestive Diseases David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Learn more at http://gastro.ucla.edu

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Does New Drug Promise Cure for Celiac Disease? Image: CC–Jonathan Silverberg Celiac.com 06/23/2017 – Dr. Alessio Fasano from the University of Maryland’s Celiac Research Center published a paper in Clinical and Developmental Immunology last month. It focused on a new drug developed by Dr. Fasano that has shown promising results in both animal and human trials. But is this the …

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My Child Might Have Celiac Disease… Now What? Connect with a pediatric celiac disease specialist: http://bit.ly/1ci3gyv Meet Dr. Ivor Hill, leading pediatric celiac disease specialist: http://bit.ly/1ci3FB1 Find out more about pediatric celiac disease: http://bit.ly/151NFgX Dr. Ivor Hill, leading celiac disease specialist, has joined Nationwide Children’s Hospital to be medical director of our Celiac Disease Center. He answers the question, “What …

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How a Miracle Cure for Celiac Disease Backfired Why were bananas once regarded as a Celiac.com 06/22/2017 – Once upon a time, bananas were thought by many doctors to possess tremendous healing properties. Bananas were used to help diabetics to use weight. Doctors told mothers to feed bananas to their infants starting at 4 weeks. And for a long time, …

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Lactose intolerance – Causes, symptoms, and treatment Lactose intolerance is a common digestive problem where the body is unable to digest lactose, a type of sugar mainly found in milk and dairy products. Symptoms of lactose intolerance usually develop within a few hours of consuming food or drink that contains lactose. People with lactose intolerance are unable to fully digest …

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Relief for Celiac Disease – Ben Kieff, MD Dr. Ben Kieff tackles some important questions about celiac disease, including how to tell if you have it, how it’s diagnosed and what to do if you have the irritable bowel symptoms that come with it. More awareness of celiac disease means more gluten-free diet options than ever for those who are …

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Suppressive Function of Regulatory T Cells Impaired in Celiac Patients Is Treg cell dysfunction a key factor in celiac disease development? Photo: Zappys Technology Solutions Celiac.com 06/21/2017 – Circulating gluten-specific FOXP3+CD39+ regulatory T cells have impaired suppressive function in patients with celiac disease. What does that mean? Although researchers understand the effector T-cell response in patients with celiac disease pretty …

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Infections during infancy linked to greater risk for celiac disease June 20, 2017 Infections during infancy are associated with increased risk for gluten intolerance (celiac disease) later on. Apparently the risk is particularly high in the case of repeated gastrointestinal infections in the first year of life. This conclusion was drawn by scientists of the Institute for Diabetes Research at …

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8 Most Common Food Intolerances You May Not Know You Have Although many people use the words ‘allergy’ and ‘intolerance’ interchangeably in relation to food, there are differences between the two. The symptoms of an allergy tend to come on quickly after eating a particular food, while those of an intolerance may not show up for several hours or days …

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