This Week in Gluten-Free News

Why people with celiac disease suffer so soon after eating gluten
ScienceNews: “T cells in those with the autoimmune disorder rapidly dump immune chemicals into the blood.” Click here for the full story. 

World’s first blood test for celiac disease in sight
Medical News Today: “Scientists have identified biomarkers that could form the basis of the world’s first blood test for celiac disease.” Click here for the full story. 

Is Coffee Gluten-Free? It’s Complicated
Yahoo! Lifestyle: “If you’re giving up gluten, you won’t necessarily have to give up your morning cup of joe. But you will probably have to say so long to that pumpkin spice latte.” Click here for the full story. 

‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ Star Denise Richards Credits Gluten Free-Diet For Reduced Thyroid
Newsweek: “It’s amazing to me in a short time eliminating gluten from my diet how much my thyroid has changed.” Click here for the full story. 

A leader in gluten-free and allergen-free specialty products, Coeur d’Alene’s Namaste Foods grew from its founder’s desire to help others
Inlander: “Daphne Taylor never set out to build a multimillion dollar national brand, yet her Coeur d’Alene-based Namaste Foods is just that. It grew out of her empathy with friends and family who were unable to enjoy various foods because of allergies…” Click here for the full story. 

Week of August 8, 2019

Celiac Disease Clinical Practice Guidelines (2019)
Medscape: “In June 2019, the European Society for the Study of Coeliac Disease (ESsCD) released updated guidelines for the management of celiac disease (CD) and other gluten-related disorders in adults and children.” Click here for the full story.

Gluten-Free Camp In Central Minnesota Brings Normalcy To Children With Celiac Disease
Valley News: “On the shores of one of Minnesota’s 10,000 lakes, the fun has begun. That’s pretty standard for summer camp, but these kids’ lives are not standard. The campers have celiac disease, a lifelong illness triggered by food with gluten.” Click here for the full story. 

Predicting Intestinal Healing in Celiac Disease 
Post Bulletin: “One of the challenges of celiac disease is predicting whether the intestines have healed or not. Dr. Joseph Murray talks about a novel test which measures immune response to epitopes, resulting in a more accurate identification of patients with celiac disease as well as patients with mucosal healing.” Click here for the full story. 

Denise Richards Changed Her Diet After Fans Noticed Her Enlarged Thyroid: ‘I Thank All of You’
People: “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star said her thyroid is improving after she switched to a gluten-free diet.” Click here for the full story. 

Gluten Free? Socialist? Love Disney? There’s a Dating App for You
LA Mag: “Love between a pasta lover and a celiac sufferer is possible, but for those who prefer to avoid tortured conversation about dietary limits can now turn to GlutenfreeSingles.” Click here for the full story. 

Week of August 1, 2019

Red Lobster Is Launching A Gluten-Free Option For Their Beloved Cheddar Bay Biscuit Mix
Delish: “All those whose gluten intolerance has kept them from enjoying Red Lobster’s beloved cheddar bay biscuits, rejoice! The chain restaurant announced that starting this month, they will be selling a gluten-free version of their biscuit mix at Walmart stores nationwide.” Click here for the full story.

Kaapo Kakko, Diabetes, and Celiac Disease
Blue Shirt Banter: “Kakko’s medical conditions require discipline, but they should not hold him back in any way.” Click here for the full story. 

Will GMO Wheat Be Lifeline for Celiac Sufferers? “Researchers are using gene modification to create new strains of wheat that will be safe for people with celiac disease. Can they do it? Will it be accepted by consumers?” Click here for the full story. 

Researchers Look at Influence of HLA Genes on Pediatric Celiac Disease “This study puts the rate of celiac disease in first-degree relatives at about five percent of total patients.” Click here for the full story. 

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