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Celiac Disease

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  • Heat waves tied to flare-ups of digestive illness

    Heat waves tied to flare-ups of digestive illness
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Flare-ups of inflammatory bowel disease and "stomach bugs" may be more common during and immediately after heat waves, a new study suggests. Swiss researchers looked at five years of records from one hospital and found more...
  • Q&A: Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health

    <b>Q&A:</b> Ask the pediatrician! Dr. Diana Blythe answers your questions about kids' health
    Have a question for Dr. Blythe? Write to her at AskThePediatrician@tribune.com. For more information on Dr. Blythe, go to pediatricassociates.com. April 29, 2013 Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
  • Doctors caution that gluten-free is not for everyone

    Doctors caution that gluten-free is not for everyone
    After battling stomach problems for years, Sarah Croessmann took action. On the advice of her doctor, she tried eating fewer fats, then removing dairy. Four years ago, she hit on a winner: She cut gluten from her diet. Croessmann, a 25-year-old Baltimore...
  • Baltimore bakeries offer those with celiac disease some tasty holiday dessert options

    Baltimore bakeries offer those with celiac disease some tasty holiday dessert options
    When it comes to holiday desserts, going gluten-free doesn't require hours in the kitchen. "Baltimore is a haven for those who require a gluten-free diet," says Kate Hudkins, the editor of the Gluten-free in Baltimore blog (glutenfreebaltimore.blogspot....
  • Going gluten-free more common, but not necessarily easier

    Going gluten-free more common, but not necessarily easier
    For more than 20 years, Kristine Kidd tasted what came her way as the food editor at Bon Appetit magazine. But she never felt great. "I had digestive issues my whole life," she says, but 21/2 years ago, the aching joints, bloating, fatigue and digestive...
  • What is gluten? And other frequently asked questions about gluten

    What is gluten? And other frequently asked questions about gluten
    What is gluten? Gluten is a protein that is found in certain grains, including wheat, barley and rye and triticale (a cross between wheat and rye). What problems prompt people to avoid gluten? Gluten causes inflammation of the small intestine in...
  • Camp Gluten Free, where the kids don't have to ask what's on the menu

     Camp Gluten Free, where the kids don't have to ask what's on the menu
    If you can't eat gluten and you're a kid, life can be tough to negotiate. No thanks to the pizza party, the birthday cake, the trades at school lunch. But for a week, for 67 kids, there's Camp Gluten Free, about 6,000 feet up in the San Bernardino...
  • Should everyone go gluten free?

    Should everyone go gluten free?
    A nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center regularly provides a guest post. This week, Shanti Lewis weighs in on gluten-free diets. Have you walked in the grocery store lately and seen a plethora of products labeled "gluten-free?" Do...
  • Dieter, beware: Weight-loss fads can be bad for your health

    Dieter, beware: Weight-loss fads can be bad for your health
    There's something about fall — with its back-to-school, new-start feeling — that compels many of us to revisit our plans to diet, and sometimes those plans involve fads. Even celebrities who can afford the best personal trainers,...
  • FDA imposes rules for 'gluten-free' labeling

    FDA imposes rules for 'gluten-free' labeling
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has announced new regulations for the labeling of "gluten-free" foods, saying standardization is necessary to protect consumers with celiac disease. The new federal regulation requires that all foods labeled...
  • Cleansing can be good if not too extreme

    Cleansing can be good if not too extreme
    Does eliminating specific foods from the diet, such as sugar or wheat, provide health benefits? Such cleansing has become a popular way for people to lose weight, boost energy and eat more healthfully. Liz Lipski, academic director for the Master of...