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Celiac Disease

Celiac disease is a digestive condition triggered by consumption of the protein gluten, which primarily is found in bread, pasta, cookies, pizza crust and many other foods containing wheat, barley or rye.

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Trust your gut: What you need to know about digestive health

Watch a webinar in which two gastroenterologists discuss the digestive tract, what your gut might be saying, self-care options for common concerns and when to see a health care provider.

August 26, 2021
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Gluten-free: What does that mean?

A gluten-free diet helps manage symptoms of celiac disease and other medical conditions associated with gluten. It's important to know how it can affect your overall nutritional needs.

Judy Nichols, N.P. By Judy Nichols May 17, 2018
Celiac disease triggers an immune reaction to eating gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye.

All in the family: Working together to help young girl heal from celiac disease

For most of her young life, 3-year-old Hazel Sargent of Garden City, Minnesota, had tummy troubles. She was frequently constipated and never a big eater. Then one day last spring, she woke up from a nap and was lethargic.

October 30, 2017

All about food allergies

What if you had to carefully read the ingredients of every food you ate to avoid an allergic reaction? Learn more about food allergies.

April 22, 2014
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Digesting the details of celiac disease: Part 2 of 2

Risks, complications and treatment of celiac disease

 

Grace Fjeldberg RDN By Grace Fjeldberg May 3, 2013
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Digesting the details of celiac disease: Part 1 of 2

There are many questions about celiac disease, and knowledge and understanding will help you to identify and treat this condition.

Grace Fjeldberg RDN By Grace Fjeldberg May 3, 2013