Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder in which the body mistakenly reacts to gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye, as if it were a poison.
The impacts of celiac disease on mental health. While a gluten-free diet is the only treatment for celiac, hypervigilance can lead to mental illness.
Managing diabetes and celiac disease, both autoimmune disorders that are linked together, can be a challenge. The dietary restrictions of…
A promising drug has been found that can relieve the most rare and serious form of celiac disease.
Trying month after month to get pregnant can be frustrating and heartbreaking, but does celiac disease have any impact on infertility?
Trials will soon begin for the new dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP4) breath test, which could replace an invasive procedure designed to test for celiac disease.
Many people at risk for celiac are not being tested according to medical guidelines. Columbia University found 30 percent of people with relevant symptoms, who had a first-degree relative with celiac, were not screened.
People with celiac experience the rising gluten-free industry as a double-edged sword with benefits and challenges. Subjective experience is hard to quantify, but a new study utilized a novel technique.
To diagnose celiac disease, blood tests (serology testing or genetic testing) and an endoscopy are currently the methods doctors use to test for the disease. The blood test and biopsy are the only way to determine for certain whether a person has celiac disease.
A potential celiac disease vaccine is being developed and is currently in phase two of its trial, so Gluten-Free Living spoke with Kelly Carter, one of the trial participants, about her experience in the trial over the last few months.