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9 Myths About Celiac Disease

This chronic digestive disorder is common, but often misunderstood. Know the facts about celiac disease. Celiac disease is misunderstood. Chronic conditions are often misunderstood, even when there's an abundance of information available on the web. Celiac disease is no different. There are a number of myths and misconceptions around this...
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Tarek El Moussa diagnosed with celiac disease

Tarek El Moussa has been diagnosed with celiac disease, which is an immune reaction to eating gluten. The 40-year-old reality star received the diagnosis from internal medicine specialist Dr. Ellen Song on Thursday’s episode of “Flipping 101” on HGTV. His fiancée, Heather Rae Young, was beside him at the doctor’s...
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Surprising signs of gluten intolerance

Gluten intolerance is a condition that occurs in individuals who are unable to tolerate gluten. Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. This is different from a wheat allergy, where the body reacts to a protein in wheat (not necessarily gluten) and causes life-threatening symptoms. Gluten intolerances are not immediately dangerous, but they can cause discomfort and affect overall health.

Sending kids to school with celiac disease: One mom shares her story

As a neonatologist, it’s my job to understand and treat babies who need critical care. But as a mom whose two children live with celiac disease, it’s my job to find people who understand their specific medical needs and will advocate for them as much as possible. That’s why I’m so grateful for the Celiac Disease Program at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Major Cohort Study Assesses Cancer Risk in Celiac Disease

Reviewed and edited by a celiac disease expert. We know that people with celiac disease face a higher risk of death overall, partly due to cancer, but how high, and under what circumstances? The answer has been elusive until now. 09/20/2021 - People with celiac disease face an increased...

Can Specially Designed Monoclonal Antibodies Help Prevent or Cure Celiac Disease?

Reviewed and edited by a celiac disease expert. Specially engineered drugs called monoclonal antibodies may help prevent development of celiac disease, according to new research. 09/03/2021 - Specially designed antibodies could help prevent development of celiac disease, according to new research. Monoclonal antibodies are basically lab-crafted immune cells that...

Student with celiac disease expresses grievances with gluten-free dining options on campus

Kent State University advertises its inclusive dining options as a selling point to incoming freshmen. This year, however, students have expressed disappointment with the university, accusing dining services of failing to provide equal dining options for students with dietary restrictions. When senior Jaclyn Brooks, who has celiac disease, made the...
Medical News Today

Does gluten sensitivity exist?

Many people avoid gluten in their diet, but why is gluten an issue? Does gluten sensitivity exist? And if it does, what is the difference between celiac disease and gluten sensitivity? In this edition of Honest Nutrition, we examine the details. Gluten sensitivity, or non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS), is a...

A New Neurosis: Gluten-phobia 08/27/2021 - Like most celiacs, my social life was eclipsed by strict new rules following diagnosis. At the age of 22, I could be seen, as often as not, with one hand over a pint glass and the other in a communal snack bowl. Shortly after my 23rd birthday, however, I was informed by my specialist that I had celiac disease. This meant a lifelong diet without wheat, rye, or barley. “So, like, you mean no beer, bread, or pasta, right doc?” It seemed like a small freedom to sacrifice for protection from the intense discomfort I’d been experiencing. It wasn’t until I visited a dietitian that my life was violently overtaken by one word: cross-contamination. This new despot threatened my public and private life.

What's the Autoimmune Protocol Diet and Can it Help Celiacs?

Reviewed and edited by a celiac disease expert. There is some research data to support the benefits of the AIP diet for patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease, such as Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis; Hashimoto's and Autoimmune Hypothyroidism; and Multiple Sclerosis (MS). 08/26/2021 - We get a lot of questions...
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Calypso Biotech Announces First Patient With Celiac Disease Dosed in anti-Interleukin-15 (IL-15) Monoclonal Antibody CALY-002 Phase 1b Trial, and Extension of Series A to €28M

AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Calypso Biotech, a leader in the development of Interleukin-15 (IL-15) targeted therapies, announces today completion of dosing of first Celiac Disease patient in the Phase 1 clinical trial of CALY-002, a novel humanized monoclonal antibody neutralizing IL-15. The ongoing clinical study of CALY-002 includes a single ascending dose in Healthy Volunteers, now successfully completed, as well as ascending dosing of cohorts of patients with Celiac Disease and Eosinophilic Esophagitis, two indications with significant unmet medical need where IL-15 plays a critical role.

Cucumber Mint Lemonade (Gluten-Free)

Reviewed and edited by a celiac disease expert. This delightful blend of mint, cucumbers and lemonade is a great way to say farewell to summer in a blaze of glory. 09/23/2021 - Summer is fast coming to an end, but for those who refuse to go down without a fight, and for those looking to book some drink recipes for next year, here's a delightfully refreshing lemonade made with cucumber and mint. It's sure to be a big hit on those waning days of summer heat.
Fast Company

To prevent brain fog at work, watch what (and how) you eat

I’m a nutritional psychiatrist, and to me, the phrase “you are what you eat” takes on a whole new meaning. As I’ve written in Fast Company, what we eat indelibly impacts our cognitive performance and work efficiency. But I encourage everyone to take diet mindfulness one step further, examining how we eat.