When you talk about what celiac disease is, you often have to talk about what the disease is not. While ‘celiac disease’, ‘gluten allergy’, and ‘gluten sensitivity’ or ‘intolerance’ are often lumped together in the media, they are three different gluten related disorders. While these medical issues frequently share similar outward symptoms, the causes of […]
As gluten free products line more and more shelves in the grocery store, consumers are starting to question their consumption of gluten and whether or not gluten is a healthy item to have as part of their daily diet. People who have celiac disease don’t have much of a choice when it comes to eliminating […]
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.
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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.