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12/9/2019

2019 Year in Review

For decades, the celiac disease community has been told that the pain, the suffering, the fog, the depression, and the missed days of work and school were our fault because we failed to adhere to the diet—or in the case of a parent or caregiver, failed to enforce strict adherence by a child or loved…

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7/18/2019

Managing Celiac Disease in School

All over the country, parents are getting ready to send their children back to school. Our children, Alexander Solomon, Amanda Solomon, and Draya Ramer, have celiac disease. Returning to school presents special challenges every year…challenges that are magnified if a child is starting a new school or even moving to a new classroom. That is why we are…

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6/18/2018

Symptoms of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked with Non-Celiac Wheat Sensitivity

In a new study, researchers from Columbia University Medical Center have found that a significant subset of patients with chronic fatigue syndrome has gastrointestinal symptoms and blood markers associated with non-celiac wheat sensitivity (NCWS). Extreme fatigue that does not improve with rest is the defining symptom of myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), commonly known as chronic fatigue…

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4/17/2017

Study Finds Celiac Disease Incidence of 3% By Age 15 in Colorado

A very commonly and hotly discussed topic in the celiac disease community is the determination of whom to screen for the disease and when. It is widely understood that celiac disease is under-diagnosed, especially since some individuals remain without symptoms for a long period of time. Blanket screening, however, seems inefficient; so where is the sweet spot for testing?

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11/15/2016

Elevated Serology a Red Flag for Men Over 50

Researchers recently screened stored serum samples of over 6,000 individuals who participated in a National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III: 1988-1992). Each sample was tested for IgA anti-tTG and IgA endomysial antibodies, with the intention of determining whether a positive test correlated with increased risk of mortality in those age 50 and older.…

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