Symptoms of Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH)

Symptoms of Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH)

There is a common and characteristically celiac symptom that people should be aware of—dermatitis herpetiformis (DH), also known as the “gluten rash.” According to the Canadian Celiac Association, DH is “a blistering, intensely itchy skin rash.” It’s usually symmetrical in shape and is most commonly located on the elbows, knees, buttocks, and upper back. According […]

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The Only Treatment for Celiac Disease and Dermatitis Herpetiformis

The Only Treatment for Celiac Disease and Dermatitis Herpetiformis

Celiac patients and those with Dermatitis Herpetiformis (DH) (the “gluten rash”) have only one treatment option for their condition, but luckily it’s simple, effective, and non-medicinal. According to the Canadian Celiac Association (CCA), this treatment is “a STRICT GLUTEN-FREE DIET FOR LIFE.” DH patients may also use the drug Dapsone to suppress their symptoms. As […]

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Celiac Symptoms in Children

Celiac Symptoms in Children

The symptoms of celiac disease cover a wide range and are variable from person to person, but according to the Canadian Celiac Association, there are some symptoms that seem to be particularly common among celiac children. These are: vomiting, irritability, behavioral changes, delayed growth or puberty, short stature, and dental enamel abnormalities. According to Celiacs, […]

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The Gluten-Free Italian Cookbook

The Gluten-Free Italian Cookbook

Author Mary Capone teaches us fine classic Italian dishes from her roots in the Italian Countryside. Upon reading The Gluten-Free Italian Cookbook, I felt a sense of warmth from the author as she opened her heart and the doors to her “world”—her past, her family, and her heritage. Mary grew up in New York in […]

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G-Free FOODIE Launches…

G-Free FOODIE Launches…

Good news for the tech-savvy gluten-free community! G-Free Foodie, a comprehensive gluten-free resource website (http://gfreefoodie.com) has launched an updated version of their App, called the “Gluten Free Ultimate Solution” App. Whereas the previous version was only available online and for the Android, this latest app can be downloaded to Apple devices from iTunes. The app […]

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Eat Well, Feel Well- by Kendall Conrad

Eat Well, Feel Well- by Kendall Conrad

Kendall Conrad has done a lovely job of recreating her gourmet recipes and customizing them to suit the principles which healed her child’s body- More Than 150 Delicious Specific Carbohydrate Diet(TM)-Compliant Recipes. Author Kendall Conrad was faced with the fact that her youngest child’s gut and immune system had been severely compromised after her first […]

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C-Sections & Celiac Disease Risks to Offspring

C-Sections & Celiac Disease Risks to Offspring

Ther is a lot of specualtioas to what makes celiac disease symptoms ( or hidden symptoms) “flare up” in babeies and children of all ages. This is an intersting new article released May 18th, 2010- Health Day News –  Children born by cesarean section may be more likely to develop celiac disease, a chronic digestive […]

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Tell Me What to Eat If I Have Celiac Disease by Kimberly A. Tessmer, RD, LD

Tell Me What to Eat If I Have Celiac Disease by Kimberly A. Tessmer, RD, LD

Kimberly Tesser, RD and LD, is a consulting dietitian in Brunswick, Ohio with a wealth of knowledge in her field of expertise and interest, celiac disease. She is no novice to the world of writing. She carries a history of published books of her own as well as has a co-authorship to her credits. Tell […]

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Healthier Without Wheat by Dr. Stephen Wangen, The Gluten-Free Doctor

Healthier Without Wheat by Dr. Stephen Wangen, The Gluten-Free Doctor

Author Dr. Stephen Wangen has presented wonderful in-depth research at one’s disposal in identifying if one has a problem with wheat or gluten or not. With over 10 years in this field, working in his clinic and testing thousands of patients, Dr. Wangen speaks from a position of experience and immense respect for others working […]

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Researching “Mind-Body” to Treat Celiac Disease

Researching “Mind-Body” to Treat Celiac Disease

As you know, treating celiac disease with a gluten-free diet can  be quite a challenge, as even just the smallest exposure to gluten can cause damage to the small intestine and make us celiac quite sick. With this in mind, Dr. Ali Keshavarzian, vice chairman of medicine and gastroenterologist at Rush University Medical Center, has […]

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