A Gut Reaction

I heard a  commercial for yogurt make the statement that 70% of our immune system is located in our gut.  In all of these almost 30 gut wrenching years of Celiac awareness, I have never heard this. Experiencing how absolutely EVERYTHING that goes wrong with my body, seems directly related to ingesting wheat.  It makes…

They Don’t Know, But YOU Do

Last week I heard three different instances of misdiagnosis or refusal to diagnose celiac/gluten intolerance by doctors.  As always the person(s) involved say the doctor said the tests don’t show the celiac, though the patient has felt better being off of wheat. The majority of doctors, labs, pathologist, the medical world still does not know…

Remember. Forget the Wheat.

Celiac,gluten intolerance effects more than just the gut. For far more people than you know, and doctors will admit. Gluten does not JUST cause a bit of upset stomach and diarrhea.  The stomach intestinal upset is just the easiest seen symptom. It is the hidden symptoms that are truly the most detrimental. Doctors, and we…

A Little Dab Will Do Ya

I attended a health fair recently as a Glutino and Udi’s ambassador with a little bit of Gluten Free Queen thrown in.  Most of the people that came through knew what gluten intolerance is., or at least have heard of that gluten stuff .  There were several who actually were gluten intolerant and of those, about half…

I See Celiac Do You?

Case # 1: Woman in 50’s with years past diagnoses of Crohn’s Disease.   Thyroid has been removed due to cancer, Cancerous lymph nodes and a cancerous lump in the breast has been noted.     Jaundice, abdomen pain and floaty fatty stools, itching skin recently warranted the removal of gall bladder, no stones present. Case #2…