Celiac DiseaseInfo Center
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Eye Damage in Type 1 Plus Celiac
Celiac disease (a condition that damages the small intestine) may boost the risk of type 1 diabetes. But that may not be where the damage ends. Celiac disease could lead to problems down the road for diabetes patients.
Defining Wheat Sensitivity
Wheat sensitivity may show up as nausea or in bowel problems. A recent study found that some people with wheat sensitivity had symptoms more like celiac disease, while others had symptoms more like a food allergy.
Proper Follow-up Key to Celiac Care
For those with celiac disease, the protein gluten triggers a reaction that damages the small intestine’s lining. Follow-up evaluation has been shown to improve this permanent condition.
Vaccines Not Linked to Celiac Disease
Celiac disease involves an allergy to gluten, found in wheat, barley and rye. It's an autoimmune disease that some fear can be triggered by vaccines.
Gluten and Schizophrenia Linked
An inability to eat foods with gluten, like bread and rice, is frustrating enough for many people. But the condition may have further implications for women planning to have children.
Gluten-Free Diet Difficult for Celiac Patients
For patients with celiac disease, eating a diet that’s free of gluten can be tricky. But if you can get savvy at managing your diet, you'll enjoy a better quality of life.
Eliminating Flour May Make Fertility Bloom
Couples seeking infertility treatment often face very costly therapies including in vitro fertilization, surgery and medication. Could simple diet changes possibly make a difference?
Celiac Disease Regression
Celiac disease is a condition where patients have a reaction to gluten, a protein found in wheat products. Most people manage their celiac disease with a gluten-free diet. No take out pizza or calzone for them!
Gluten-Free Diet and Tennis
An up-and-coming tennis athlete became a star in 2011 with the help of a gluten-free diet! Novak Djokovic has a record of 37-0 and seven titles. Who knew allergies could be so detrimental?
This Bread Rises to the Occasion
Most Americans do not get sufficient amounts of vitamin D, putting them at risk for a number of conditions. New research shows bread made with high vitamin-D yeast could help solve this problem.