Most people own dogs as pets, others for their excellent companion and as a source of entertainment in their daily lives. To others, they view them as watchdogs since they detect danger and alert the owner. Military and police departments have also been using dogs for a long time in that they train them to […]
Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder that comes from genetics in a person who receives damage to their small intestine when they ingest gluten. It affects approximately 1 in 100 people in the world with two and a half million Americans who are likely undiagnosed and at risk for health complications. While many know about peanut […]
An autoimmune disorder that can lead to damage of the small intestine, people who have Celiac disease cannot ingest gluten without having a host of uncomfortable and unpleasant symptoms. Approximately one in one-hundred people suffer from Celiac disease and there may be as many as two and one-half million Americans alone that are living with […]
Celiac disease has only recently gained enough exposure as to where people are starting to recognize the condition and its symptoms. However, many people still do not realize that there are many other conditions that are closely related to celiac disease. These conditions also deserve attention and awareness. We’ve put together a list of conditions you […]
Cate’s Corner will be a monthly series where Cate shares her experiences of growing up with celiac disease and how she manages it as an active college student. Here is the 2nd installment of her story… For many, a childhood without gluten would be unimaginable.
A gluten intolerance iѕ thе body’s inability tо digest оr break dоwn thе gluten protein found in wheat аnd сеrtаin оthеr grains. Gluten intolerance (also knоwn аѕ a gluten sensitivity) саn range frоm a mild sensitivity tо gluten tо full-blown celiac disease. Aссоrding tо thе National Institute оf Diabetes аnd Digestive аnd Kidney Diseases, аbоut […]
Cate’s Corner will be a monthly series where Cate shares her experiences of growing up with celiac disease and how she manages it as an active college student. Here is the first installment of her story… My name is Cate and I was diagnosed with Celiac when I was two years old.
If you suffer from celiac disease, you may have wondered at one time or another where in the world it came from. How in the world did you get it and is it hereditary? Well, statistics say that approximately three million people in our country suffer from celiac disease, which means that this disease affects […]
By now you likely know that celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder caused by damage to the lining of the small intestine. This damage occurs when the specific substance, gluten, is consumed. Found in rye, wheat, barley and even some oats, gluten attacks the lining and prohibits the intestine from performing its necessary job of absorbing necessary components […]