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Alba Therapeutics Recruiting Volunteers for Celiac Disease Drug Trial

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  Press Release Baltimore, MD, May 1, 2012 – – Alba Therapeutics Corporation today announced that it was granted a certificate of registration for copyright of the first and only Patient Reported Outcome (PRO) questionnaire for patients with Celiac Disease (CeD).  The CeD PRO questionnaire will be used as part of Alba’s clinical trial program […]

The Science Behind Antibodies and How They Detect Gluten Proteins in Food

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  Today’s post on gluten proteins and antibodies is brought to you by Emily of GlutenTox Home.  In case you missed Emily’s first post here on Adventures of a Gluten Free Mom, you can check that out here.   In my head, gluten looks like Waldo.  Really.  I imagine lots of microscopic men in glasses […]

Curious about Probiotics? Sign Up Today for a FREE Teleseminar with Dr. Daniel Leffler and Shelley Case to learn more

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Join Daniel Leffler, MD, MS of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Shelley Case, RD on Wednesday, February 1, 2012 at 8pm ET for an informative teleseminar on the role of probiotics in GI health.  Click here to register today, it FREE! Incoming search terms:best gluten free probiotic (3)best gluten free probiotics (3)gluten free and […]

GlutenTox Home Gluten Test Kits as a Qualified Medical Expense

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Emily at Biomedal Diagnostics in Spain I was excited to meet Heidi at the Chicago GFAF Expo way back in April, and even more excited when she and Wendy of Celiacs in the House joined forces to do a review/giveaway for GlutenTox Home shortly after. If possible, I’m even more excited now, because I’m going […]

Celiac Disease: The Critical Role of Probiotics in Healing a Leaky Gut

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  Dr. Vikki Petersen recently posted a new video, Celiac Disease: An Epidemic on the Rise and I want to share it with you because it is very important to understand that celiac disease gets “turned on” at some point in a person’s life…one is not born with celiac disease. In order to develop celiac […]

Celiac Crisis: Rare or Rarely Recognized?

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After sharing my personal story of living with undiagnosed celiac disease last spring, my father brought a series of frightening events that occurred just over a decade ago to my attention and asked why I didn’t mention them in my post.  The plain and simple truth was, I didn’t (and still don’t) know if the […]

“In Defense of 20 Parts Per Million” by Alessio Fasano, M.D.

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 The following letter is reprinted with permission from The University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research. “In Defense of 20 Parts Per Million” A Letter to the FDA From Alessio Fasano, M.D., and The University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research In its efforts to establish a safer food environment, the U.S. Food and Drug […]

Dermatitis Herpetiformis and other “Atypical” Symptoms of Gluten Sensitivity

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As Celiac Disease Awareness Month comes to a close, I thought I would share more of my personal story.  I have been meaning to do this for a long time but I will be honest, taking myself back in time is emotionally difficult for me.  I can’t tell you how many times I’ve tried to […]

Healing a Leaky Gut Part 2: Parasites, Pathogenic Bacteria and Fungi/Yeast

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Photo Credit: Scienceblogs.com How would you like to snuggle up with that lovely little creature?  In this second installment of revelations from our recent trip to HealthNOW Medical Center, I will be sharing more of our results from the Metametrix GI Effects Profile test.  In my first post on intestinal flora I shared information about […]

Hello Flora, How You Doin’?

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In case you missed my first installment from our trip to HealthNOW Medical Center, on Adrenal Fatigue, you can read about that here. In today’s testing profile, I’m going to give you an up-close and personal view of our microbiota, a.k.a the intestinal flora, probiotics, or, the “good bugs” as I tell my kiddos. I’ve […]