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Maltese Researchers Discover New Gene in Celiac Disease

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I want to share an article written by Jefferson Adams on Celiac.com, that I found very interesting and thought you might too. Maltese Researchers Discover New Gene in Celiac Disease: Celiac.com 10/07/2009 – A team of Maltese researchers, led by genetics specialist Christian Scerri, has discovered that a previously unassociated gene contributes to the development […]

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 […]

Immune System Link In Celiac Disease, Bone Loss

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I want to share an article about celiac disease and osteoporosis. This reminded me of a story told to me by the dietitian I saw while pregnant with Luke. My dietitian’s husband had recently been diagnosed with celiac disease too.  Her husband’s hidden celiac disease was discovered after he had been lifting heavy materials one […]

Colorations Gluten-Free Play Dough & Disposable Art Gloves

Settling in to Kindergarten

There is so much to consider when sending a GF child to school!  Everyday seems to be a new experience and I realize I have yet ANOTHER GF supply that I either need to make or buy! I have posted a recipe for GF Play Dough in the past and while it is great dough, […]

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 […]

Gluten-Free Living Magazine

Gluten Free Living Magazine

My favorite magazine, Gluten-Free Living has been a great source of information for me.  I just received my most recent copy, Number 2/2009.  In the first article, “Top 10 Most Nagging Ingredient Questions,” by Editor Ann Whelan,  she sets it straight on ingredients like Caramel Coloring, Cheese (i.e.: Blue cheeses), Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, Low-gluten-hosts, Maltodextrin, […]