Celiac Disease Awareness Month 2014

Celiac disease is a genetic, inflammatory, systemic autoimmune disease. I was diagnosed with celiac disease in 2010 after searching for 8 years for an answer to low bone density and some mild gastrointestinal discomfort. Since then I've worked as a dietitian with many, many people who have been recently diagnosed with celiac disease to ensure that they get the education and care that they need. Most of the time the diagnosis of celiac disease is supported by proper diet and lifestyle education. I've also worked with many people to navigate the complicated process of becoming diagnosed with celiac disease, after years of dealing with unexplained health problems. May is Celiac Disease Awareness Month. Please spread the word. Continue Reading
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Celiac Disease Checklist to Share

celiac ribbonToday is Celiac Disease Awareness Day. Today is your opportunity to put an end to the unnecessary the suffering related to undiagnosed celiac disease that affects a friend, family member, neighbor or colleague. You may find yourself surprised by the extensive list of symptoms related to celiac disease, and you may even think you have celiac disease! It is important to know the signs of celiac disease and the conditions related to celiac disease so that people at risk can be tested for this genetic, inflammatory, autoimmune condition. Did you know that celiac is the most common genetic condition known to man? Continue Reading