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Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2020

Published September 29, 2020 GIG Research Update The 2020 Digestive Disease Week (DDW) conference was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, but there was still much to be learned from abstracts that had already been submitted and accepted. Following are summaries of selected abstracts related to celiac disease and gluten sensitivity. Probiotics for celiac disease Read More

Restaurant Dining: 7 Tips For Staying Gluten-Free

Download the Printable Version of this Educational Bulletin Published October 18, 2019   Tips for Dining Away from Home Staying gluten-free when dining out can be a source of anxiety. Many restaurants have “gluten-free” offerings, but how can you be sure that procedures are being followed to avoid cross-contact, and that all ingredients used are Read More

Medications and the Gluten-Free Diet

Download the Printable Version of this Educational Bulletin Published October 17, 2019   Staying gluten-free involves more than just dietary changes.While use of gluten as an ingredient in medications is uncommon, medications must also be evaluated for their gluten content. Many pharmaceuticals have an additional filler called an excipient, used to make a particular dosage Read More

Hospital Stays Made Safe

Download the Printable Version of this Educational Bulletin Published October 17, 2019   Being admitted to the hospital can be a stressful experience, especially for those with celiac disease or other gluten-related disorders. Whether you are there for a day-surgery or for three weeks in rehabilitation, the hospital should be doing everything it can to Read More

Healthy Weight Gain in Celiac Disease

Download the Printable Version of this Educational Bulletin Published October 17, 2019   The term “weight management” generally brings to mind the issue of how to lose weight, or at least how to prevent gain. But sometimes there are health-related reasons to gain weight, and one scenario where this may be the case is in Read More

Pregnancy and Celiac Disease

Download the Printable Version of this Educational Bulletin Published October 17, 2019   Pregnancy and celiac disease both call for extra considerations when it comes to nutrition. What if you fall into both categories? Do some of the needs overlap, and are there special nutritional issues that arise for pregnant women who have celiac disease? Read More

Diabetes and Celiac Disease

Download the Printable Version of this Educational Bulletin Published October 17, 2019 What is celiac disease? An autoimmune disease which is the result of an immune system response to the ingestion of gluten (a protein found in wheat, rye, and barley) in susceptible individuals. This response to gluten damages the small intestine, leading to malabsorption Read More

Celiac Disease & Thyroid Conditions

Download the Printable Version of this Educational Bulletin Published October 17, 2019   Celiac Disease and Thyroid Disease: The Connection Researchers have found autoimmune thyroid diseases to be more common in people with celiac disease than in the general population. The reasons for this relationship are not entirely clear, but these are the known facts: Read More

Celiac Disease and Anemia

Download the Printable Version of this Educational Bulletin Published October 17, 2019   What is Anemia? Anemia results from a decrease in the size or number of red blood cells, or in the amount of hemoglobin, which is the red pigment in red blood cells. Think of red blood cells as ships that deliver oxygen Read More

Weight Management and the Gluten-Free Diet

Download the Printable Version of this Educational Bulletin Published October 17, 2019   Individuals with undiagnosed or untreated celiac disease may experience unintended weight loss over time due to malabsorption of nutrients caused by damage to the intestine. However, when a gluten-free diet is begun and the intestine heals, lost weight is sometimes re-gained and Read More

Women and Gluten-Related Disorders

Published October 16, 2019   Some symptoms of gluten-related disorders (celiac disease or non-celiac gluten sensitivity) are also more likely to exist in women than men in general. Therefore, if you are a woman and have any of these conditions or symptoms it’s important to consider both gluten-related disorders, as well as non-gluten related issues Read More