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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.


Community Education
Mankato, MN In Person

Learn about Crohn's disease and celiac disease — common digestive diseases — including symptoms, what to do if you think you have one of these two diseases and treatment options.

Ming-Hsi Wang, M.D., Ph.D., Gastroenterology, Mayo Clinic Health System, will lead the discussion.

From The Blog

All about food allergies

Life at the dinner table looks different for people with food allergies, which often is confused with food intolerance. Understand the differences to help manage your meal planning.

Kjersten Nett LD By Kjersten Nett June 29, 2022

Gluten-free: What does that mean?

A gluten-free diet helps manage symptoms of celiac disease and other medical conditions associated with gluten. Find out how it can affect your overall nutritional needs.

Kjersten Nett LD By Kjersten Nett May 6, 2022

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

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

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

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