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Since not everyone has access to Medscape:

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 […]

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When you have a Celiac  child, the village is essential. 

When you have a #celiac  child, the village is essential. Embedded Link http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/803596?nlid=31329_461 View this post on Google+ Post imported by Google+Blog for WordPress.

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Intestinal Biopsy no longer required for Celiac Diagnosis.

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 — […]

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Time to think of Summer 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 […]

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[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 […]

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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. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=pubmed&cmd=Retrieve&dopt=… After birth, an infant’s environment shifts from a sterile space to one colonized […]

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Mortality of Undiagnosed Celiacs

400% Increase in Risk of Death for Undiagnosed CeliacsCeliac.com 04/22/2009 – Not many studies have looked at prevalence and long-term outcome of undiagnosed celiac disease, and so not much is known about this aspect of the disease. Recently, a team of Mayo Clinic researchers conducted an assessment of the long-term outcome of undiagnosed celiac disease, […]

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B-Vitamins for Heart Health in Celiac folks

Have you wondered whether or not there is another aspect of your health that needs to be addressed once you go gluten-free? Check out this study for a couple of vitamins that all celiacs/gluten intolerants should include in their lives. Effect of B vitamin supplementation on plasma homocysteine levels in celiac disease.by Hadithi M, Mulder […]

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More ease in our diets?

I follow quite a few journals for new developments concerning celiac disease and research. This study was evaluating maltodextrin and glucose syrups in European foods.It concludes by saying that these items are safe for celiac consumption. Wonder if anyone is planning a study to evaluate soy sauce? Clinical trial: gluten microchallenge with wheat-based starch hydrolysates […]

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Shared and Distinct Genetic Variants in Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease

http://content.nejm.org/content/vol0/issue2008/images/large/NEJMoa0807917f1.jpeg This new study in the New England Journal of Medicine 12/10/08 issue concludes: A genetic susceptibility to both type 1 diabetes and celiac disease shares common alleles. These data suggest that common biologic mechanisms, such as autoimmunity-related tissue damage and intolerance to dietary antigens, may be etiologic features of both diseases. Our results support […]

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American Celiac Disease Alliance

The American Celiac Disease Alliance (ACDA) recently sent this letter to The Chicago Tribune in response to the paper’s expose on poor food labeling practices. Dear Chicago Tribune Editor: On behalf of the American Celiac Disease Alliance (ACDA) and the thousands of Americans now affected by Celiac Disease, thank you for publishing the two-part investigative […]

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Research opportunity

November 12, 2008 Oregon Health Sciences University Celiac Disease Study Hey! Do you live in Oregon? Would you like to participate in a medical study related to celiac disease? [Researchers at Oregon Health Science University in] …Portland, Oregon are studying celiac disease genes. OHSU is a top notch medical university. … Here is the email […]

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1st celiac patient enrolled in therapeutic trial of Larazotide Acetate

The trial of Larazotide Acetate by Alba Therapeutics is on! This is the first trial of a tight junction regulator for celiac disease with an actual celiac patient. This is their press release concerning the trial. Alba Therapeutics Announces Enrollment of Its First European Patient in Global Phase IIb Study of Larazotide Acetate for Treatment […]

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Celiac Disease and Vitamin D

Dr. Cathy Breedon presented in her incredibly amusing style about her current top five ways to improve your family’s nutrition. What a wonderful presentation and presenter! She managed to simplify complex medical terminology and biochemical pathways to succinct visual images. I won’t be able to get that truck analogy out of my brain. One part […]

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slow cooker beef stew - gluten-free

Snow Day! Slow cooker Gluten-free Beef Stew Recipe

So much snow for a small community, so much to be overwhelmed with by Mother Nature, inches gracefully drifting from the sky, adding up to feet of fluffy coldness. Shutting down traffic, closing schools, and giving us all a chance to stay home and cook instead of being overwhelmed, but with grass-fed Beef Stew in the […]

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