Category: Celiac

My Celiac Diagnosis: As If Diabetes Wasn't Enough

My Celiac Diagnosis: As If Diabetes Wasn’t Enough

And while my options for eating out at restaurants are more limited, my tendency for self-pity is not. All it takes is a stroll past a person enjoying a sandwich or a normal beer, and I spiral into an irrational mixture of despair, rage and hunger.

Got Type 1 Diabetes? Get Screened for Celiac Disease

Are you between the ages of 8-45 years? If you are then you might be eligible to participate in a research study to find out how often individuals with Type 1 diabetes test positive for celiac disease even though they don’t have symptoms.

Should I Screen My Child for Type 1 Diabetes and Celiac Disease?

Many parents I know with diabetes themselves, or who have one child with diabetes, occasionally check the blood sugar level of a particularly thirsty non-diabetic toddler or a seems-sleepier-than-usual non-diabetic sibling. But there is no palm reading for as-of-yet unpricked fingers. I can’t sit around worrying for what may or may not happen. I am sure I will see the symptoms if they appear. I’m sure I’m equipped to handle a diagnosis. Why put myself or my kid through unnecessary worry, stress, or pain?
Gluten free

Finally, FDA Sets Guidelines for Gluten Free Labeling

My four year old son was diagnosed with gluten intolerance and possible Celiac disease when he was 18 months old. In a matter of a few weeks his weight dropped from 25 to 19 pounds, putting him at the weight of an average 8 month old baby.

Eating and Thriving on a Restricted Diet

I was forced to innovate and try new things that I never would have considered eating -- boiled taro root, cassava, kale, collard greens, amaranth, and virtually any sort of meat, including once, kangaroo...