Did you know that 40% of people diagnosed with celiac disease suffer from reduced bone mass, with 26% of them having full-blown osteoporosis? The main reason for this is because of nutrient deficiencies, more specifically deficiencies of calcium and vitamin D. Untreated celiac disease leads to damage of the proximal intestine (or duodenum), where these…Read More >
My gluten intolerance blog will provide an area to discuss the Gluten Intolerance School's latest lessons along with the latest news in the gluten intolerance world. I'll also open up some of these posts to my newsletter subscribers for discussion and comments.
Until somewhat recently many people suffered from symptoms that seemed to be related to wheat or gluten, however they tested negative for celiac disease and a wheat allergy. It looks as though there may be a formal diagnosis for many of these people… finally. In March 2011 a study was published that verified the existence…Read More >
If you go to your primary care physician and discuss your concern about a possible gluten intolerance, he or she will likely recommend starting with simple blood work. This blood work tests for the anti-gliadin antibody in your blood. Raised levels of this antibody indicate celiac disease. Gliadin is the prolamin protein in gluten that…Read More >
This week I finally announce the complete renovation of the Gluten Intolerance School, with all the features you need to master your gluten-free lifestyle. Scroll down to view a sample of our upcoming interactive quizzes.
Those of you with me for at least a few weeks know that we recently moved from our old website address to our new home at GlutenIntoleranceSchool.com.
This week we roll out the complete redesign with several new features. I really hope you find the overall look and feel of the site more warm and inviting. Tour some of new features or take the sample quiz below:Read More >