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Celiac Disease

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  • 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...
  • EatingWell: When you were born may influence your chances of ciliac disease

    If you go to the grocery store you'll probably notice that gluten-free products are more widespread than ever--everything from bread and pasta to chips and dessert now has a gluten-free version. (Gluten is a protein primarily found in foods containing...
  • EatingWell: 10 unhealthy habits to quit now

    Some of the things you do--or don't do--every day might be sabotaging your efforts to be healthier. As you read the list of daily habits, don't be too hard on yourself and expect that you'll change all of these at once. The key to success is to slowly...
  • Firm diagnosis of celiac disease may require multiple tests

    Q: My doctor ordered a blood test for celiac disease because I seem to be sensitive to gluten. What is a gliadin antibody blood test? If it's high, does that mean I have it? A: True gluten allergy is called celiac disease or "celiac sprue." Here, your...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Resources for celiac disease

    Resources for celiac disease
    A by-no-means exhaustive list of resources follows. Please send us your favorites. Celiac Disease Foundation, based in Studio City. Information, seminars and product shows, children's summer camp. Mayo Clinic. Information on health and gluten-free...
  • Rethinking fiber and hydration can lead to better colon health

    They're the biggest contributors to improved digestion. If you struggle with bloating, diarrhea, and constipation, your diet may be partly to blame. Certain foods and medications can cause these digestion problems. Likewise, eating too few fibrous...
  • Considering a gluten-free diet

    It's not just for people with celiac disease. But is it for you? In the world of trendy diets, the latest catchphrase is gluten-free. That's the eating style essential to people with celiac disease, which is an intolerance to the protein gluten—found...
  • Blood pressure medication may be associated with intestinal problems for some people

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I've been taking the same blood pressure medication for years. But recently I heard a warning that this drug, olmesartan, can cause problems like severe diarrhea. Should I switch to another medication to control my blood pressure?...
  • A guide to finding the best gluten-free bars, plus a favorite

    A guide to finding the best gluten-free bars, plus a favorite
    We’ve been checking out the many energy and snack bars on the market, and it seems there are plenty of choices for people who need or want to avoid gluten. Some of them announce it on the front of the label; others require closer reading of the...