Since not everyone has access to Medscape:

Villi under an electron microscope  © 2011 S. Schuller, Wellcome Images, used under Creative Commons license.

Antibiotic Exposure and the Development of Coeliac Disease Background The intestinal microbiota has been proposed to play a pathogenic role in coeliac disease (CD). Although antibiotics are common environmental factors with a profound impact on intestinal microbiota, data on antibiotic use as a risk factor for subsequent CD development are scarce. Methods In this population-based […]

Intestinal Biopsy no longer required for Celiac Diagnosis.

Villi under an electron microscope  © 2011 S. Schuller, Wellcome Images, used under Creative Commons license.

Published today in the BMC Gastroenterology, finally a conclusion that might help people get to an understanding of their reaction. This review study gathered information from 40 different studies, all looking to see whether the invasive biopsy is truly necessary for celiac diagnosis. Their conclusion? “There is no single test — not even jejunal biopsy — […]

Time to think of Summer Camp

Girls at Camp

If you have a child, March is when you begin searching for the perfect place for them to go to Summer Camp. When you have a Celiac or Gluten-Intolerant child the planning can be far more complex. Guidance to find a Summer Camp for Celiac children becomes a Google Search of hours long duration. Make […]

[Neurological disorders associated with gluten sen… [Rev Neurol. 2011] – PubMed result

Rev Neurol. 2011 Sep 1;53(5):287-300. [Neurological disorders associated with gluten sensitivity]. [Article in Spanish] Hernandez-Lahoz C, Mauri-Capdevila G, Vega-Villar J, Rodrigo L. Source Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias, 33006 Oviedo, Espana. Abstract Gluten sensitivity is a systemic autoimmune disease that occurs in genetically susceptible individuals on ingesting gluten. It can appear at any age, then […]

It’s all about the (Good) Bacteria- Birth and Celiac

Infants Delivered By Cesarean May Be More Likely to Develop Celiac Disease Nancy Fowler Larson May 19, 2010 — Cesarean delivery is related to a higher incidence of pediatric celiac disease, according to an article published online May 17 in Pediatrics.… After birth, an infant’s environment shifts from a sterile space to one colonized […]