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2010 Celiac and Gluten Sensitivity Forum DVD

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I recently received a complimentary copy of the 2010 Celiac and Gluten Sensitivity Forum DVD from Dr. Vikki Petersen and it had such a profound impact on me that I simply must tell you about it. In this video, four renowned experts (Cynthia Kupper, R.D., founder of the Gluten Intolerance Group, Dr. Rodney Ford, M.D., […]

Enterolab Gluten Sensitivity and Gene Panel

I thought I would share the results from Luke’s recent gluten sensitivity and gene panel test that I ordered through Enterolab.  I realize there is some debate on the validity of these tests since Dr. Fine’s research hasn’t undergone the peer review process.  Either which way, I think it is a useful tool that can […]

Understanding Conflicting Celiac Test Results

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I want to do a followup on a recent post I made where I shared some of my own gluten sensitivity journey, including some of my son’s.  Toward the middle of this post there is some important information regarding the interpretation of intestinal biopsies that I urge you to read. I had Sam first tested […]

Celiac disease, Autoimmune Disease and A Little Piece of My Journey

I want to share a few videos that really struck a chord with me because of my own personal journey through the land of autoimmune disease and undiagnosed gluten sensitivity. *I am not a doctor or any other trained medical professional for that matter, so please keep that in mind. My blog is a personal […]

A Changing Environment and the Increasing Prevalence of Celiac Disease

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The National Institute of Health (NIH) just released the Fall, 2009 Celiac Disease E-Newsletter and in it is the following article that seriously makes me shudder over the food we put into our bodies and the effect it is having on the human body: obesity, diabetes (among many others) and now possibly even celiac disease? […]

What is a Part Per Million Anyway?

When I was first diagnosed with CD in May of 2005, the Codex Alimentarius standard for “gluten-free” was 200 ppm (ppm stands for Parts Per Million).  It is now 20 ppm.  I even read on Celiac.com that at one point (article was written in 2000), anything lower than 500 ppm was considered “safe.” As you […]

Triumph Dining

If you do not have them already, you simply MUST get a copy of Triumph Dining’s Gluten-Free Restaurant Guide and Gluten-Free Dining Cards.  I have recently received my 3rd edition of the restaurant guide and bought a second set of the dining cards.  I could not live without them.  The restaurant guide is updated annually, […]