celiac disease

Failure to thrive: Early intervention mitigates long-term deficits
Failure to thrive: Early intervention mitigates long-term deficitsOutpatient pediatric providers have an essential role in the ongoing monitoring and care of a child with failure to thrive (FTT). Here’s how routine growth assessments help to identify FTT and determine effective multidisciplinary treatment.
8 gut reactions to common problemsHere is helpful advice gleaned from my experiences with C diff, diarrhea, colic, reflux, and other things gastroenterological.
What Home DNA Tests Really Tell Us
What Home DNA Tests Really Tell Us23andMe recently gained FDA approval, but will it actually help keep people healthier?
How to manage pediatric celiac diseaseOngoing lab tests and assessments are important in the management of pediatric celiac patients, according to newly released guidelines.
Pharmacists must guard vulnerable patients against inactive ingredients in medicationsAfter you've tracked wheat-derived ingredients through a vulnerable patient's scripts, you realize the problem.
[BLOG]: Potential impact of novel pipeline therapies entering the uncharted celiac disease marketCeliac disease occurs due to a genetic intolerance to dietary ingested gluten peptides. This initiates an immune response, predominantly in the small bowel, that results in malabsorption and associated symptoms including chronic diarrhea with weight loss, steatorrhea, postprandial abdominal pain, and bloating.
Allergy? Or underlying disease?The primary challenge is to distinguish between celiac disease (CD) and wheat allergy, or the newest possibility, non-CD gluten sensitivity.
Does gluten drive skin disease?
Does gluten drive skin disease?Gluten and gluten-sensitive enteropathy have become hot topics among the lay public and in medical practices. John Zone, M.D., from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, discusses how gluten sensitive enteropathy may impact many areas of dermatology.
Baby feeding factors into risk for celiac diseaseDelaying the introduction of gluten to a child’s diet past the age of 6 months may increase the child’s risk for celiac disease, as may breastfeeding children beyond 1 year of age.
High celiac antibodies linked to low birthweight
High celiac antibodies linked to low birthweightWomen with high levels of antibodies related to celiac disease are more likely to deliver low birthweight (LBW) babies, according to a large Belgian study published in Gastroenterology.