| Nov 25, 2014
| 7:46 AM
Successful chef John DePuma put his culinary talents to good use at home after his wife, Gina, was diagnosed with celiac disease and was restricted to a gluten-free diet. Not wanting her to sacrifice eating pasta, DePuma spent his days off from work...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Parents with celiac disease often jump through hoops over breastfeeding and when to give children their first bread or other food containing gluten, but a study published Wednesday suggests it doesn’t matter much in terms of whether the child will...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Jilly Lagasse and Jessie Lagasse Swanson — yes, that Lagasse — set out to write a book that celebrated the foods they love — made in a way they can eat them. Neither of Emeril Lagasse’s daughters can eat gluten.
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:43 PM
When Sandra Eagleson describes how much her late husband loved her, she uses her celiac disease as an example.
Shaun Eagleson didn't need to go gluten-free, but he decided to do so to eliminate the slim chance that he could cross-contaminate his wife'...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:50 PM
I like curling up with a good health article, including the ones in magazines from my neighborhood health food store.
What I read makes sense: Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity are on the rise. You're not eating your ancestor's wheat. New wheat,...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 7:04 PM
"Do you see 'Complaint Department' written across my forehead in flashing neon?" I asked my husband as I hung up from my niece's call. She was in pain as usual, bloated, cramping and working in a very small space. "Co-workers can hear every bathroom...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Q: My husband and I were on a Delta flight from Boston to Detroit. Shortly after takeoff, the captain announced that there was a passenger with a peanut allergy, so no peanuts would be served. I wondered if it was common practice to inconvenience an...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:17 AM
October is Celiac Awareness Month, and studies show that Celiac disease is on the rise – there are four times as many cases, according to one 2009 study, than there were 50 years ago. The disease affects the small intestine, which is damaged by...
| Oct 11, 2009
Terri is a 38-year-old who traces her tummy problems back to high school. She has had off and on again fatigue, cramping, gas, bloating and mood swings. She has seen 11 doctors, and been told she is a "diagnostic dilemma" and has "atypical bowel syndrome....
| Aug 25, 2009
Geoffrey Flolo, a professional clarinetist who also works at a health food store in Virginia, avoids eating wheat, rye, or barley whenever possible. All three grains contain the protein gluten, which he believes is unhealthy for him. A few years ago,...