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Should The Duodenal Biopsy Still Be The "Gold Standard" For A Positive Celiac Disease Diagnosis?

I just saw this link come across on my Twitter page and thought I would share. This is especially important to me because of the decision we (with the support and encouragement of Sam’s pediatric GI and his pediatrician) made with Sam.  Sam had a Positive blood test and a negative biopsy. After the horrible […]

Super Size Me

I know this movie has been out for several years but truth be told, I do not think I have seen a single movie in 6 years that wasn’t animated!  Mike and I watched it this weekend for the first time and I am still nauseous.  So, in the spirit of Celiac Awareness month…  this […]

Indigo Crow Cafe

Mussels

Last night Mike and I went out to dinner with some close friends to a magnificent restaurant, Indigo Crow Cafe, in the quaint little village of Corrales, NM. I cannot believe that I had never been before! From start to finish, it was an amazing experience. I called yesterday afternoon and spoke with Don Raber, […]

Autism Linked to Mom’s Automimmune Disease

Kids whose moms have autoimmune diseases such as type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and celiac disease face a risk of Autism that is up to three times higher than that of the general population, according to a new study. Click the following link to read the full article by Jefferson Adams on celiac.com: Autism Linked […]

IBS Associated with Celiac Disease?

The following article is from The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse: Researchers Find Irritable Bowel Syndrome Associated with Increased Likelihood of Celiac Disease Celiac disease is four times as likely in patients diagnosed with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as it is in people without IBS, according to a report in the April 13, 2009, issue […]

Grant for CD Treatments

Here is a great article from an online newsletter I just started receiving from the National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse. I included a link to the newsletter at the bottom of the article. Check it out! Small Business Grant Will Enable Researchers to Pursue Celiac Disease Treatments The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and […]

Celiac Disease Insights: Clues to Solving Autoimmunity by Alessio Fasano

Here is the link to the Scientific American article that has garnered quite a bit of attention in the CD community.  It is amazing what this man, and others like him, have done to try and understand this elusive and “chameleon” of a disease, as I like to refer to it. I was one of […]