Dermatitis Herpetiformis Treatment Explained

Dermatitis Herpetiformis Treatment Explained

Dermatitis Herpetiformis (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. People can experience the rash on other parts of the body, and severity of symptoms can vary. Just as with celiac disease, the prescribed treatment is the […]

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A Touching Celiac Story

A Touching Celiac Story

My Celiac Story It’s been over two years since I finally found out what was destroying my body from the inside out. I had a history of stomach problems and when my symptoms became bad enough to feel justified going to the doctor, was told that I had gastritis, which is essentially an enflamed stomach […]

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Gling.com: Check It Out!

Gling.com: Check It Out!

Gling.com is another GF resource, divided into four helpful parts. First is the Community, not unlike the social network sites which have been growing increasingly popular, such as Facebook and MySpace. Studies have shown that one of the main reasons why some celiac patients can’t stay gluten-free is that they don’t have a support group […]

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Treating Autism with Bentonite Clay

Treating Autism with Bentonite Clay

  As a children’s author, researcher, and humanitarian, I have been growing increasingly alarmed at the growing number of autism diagnosis. Whereas in the 1980s, a study shows that 4 in every 10,000 children exhibited signs of autism, a study conducted recently by Cambridge University’s Autism Research Center showed that approximately 1 in 60 children […]

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Up Close and Personal with Roni Piterman

Up Close and Personal with Roni Piterman

    I am honored to share with you and up close and personal interview with founder, owner and chef Roni Piterman. She has devoted her days  (and nights) to helping others in need of a gluten-free diet in a very special way and has really expanded. This is a woman who knows her business! […]

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Traveling Gluten-Free Site

Traveling Gluten-Free Site

There seems to be a number of sites on travel.  Karen reached out to me to share a bit about her travel site and here is her story as well: Tina, I launched a website almost exactly two years ago to address this specific challenge: traveling safely on a gluten-free diet. My son, who was […]

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Mommy, What Is Celiac Disease?

Mommy, What Is Celiac Disease?

It’s not every day that you find a resource book that both parents and children can read for valuable information about celiac disease. Katie Chalmers has achieved this with her unique picture book, Mommy, What Is Celiac Disease? After a child’s celiac diagnosis is made, there comes the inevitable talk when Mommy, Daddy, or both […]

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Interview with Elizabeth Goldenberg – OneSpot Allergy

Interview with Elizabeth Goldenberg – OneSpot Allergy

  I’m very pleased to share my interview with Elizabeth Goldenberg, President of Onespot Allergy, of onespotallergy.com, full of useful information on the topic of food allergies, food safety and children and much more. Nowadays many people are faced with food allergies, and you provide an incredible website/service which helps people to avoid such allergens. What led you […]

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“Gluten Toxicity”- Amazing Comprehensive Book by a Nurse

“Gluten Toxicity”- Amazing Comprehensive Book by a Nurse

Win a free autographed book now! My name is Shelly Stuart. I am a registered nurse and I have been working for 21 years in a variety of areas, including gastroenterology and inflammatory bowel disease. About 6 years ago, I was finally diagnosed with celiac disease after many years of suffering with symptoms. I am […]

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LABELING REGULATIONS IN JEOPARDY NOW- URGENT ALERT

LABELING REGULATIONS IN JEOPARDY NOW- URGENT ALERT

URGENT ALERT… PROPOSED FOOD ALLERGEN/GLUTEN LABELING REGULATIONS IN JEOPARDY Celiac and allergy groups have joined together in response to the strong opposition of the beer industry over the proposed regulatory changes by Health Canada. Below are some of the press releases in the news: http://www.prweb.com/releases/Celiac-Disease-Allergens/Food-Beverage-Labelling/prweb4999184.htm Please pass this along to your colleagues and friends in […]

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The Gluten Free Bistro- Fresh Gluten-Free Pizza Crust For You

The Gluten Free Bistro- Fresh Gluten-Free Pizza Crust For You

Terrific gluten-free recipe using the GF Bistro crust is at your fingertips now! I think we just died and went to “Pizza Heaven.” Take a look at these pictures, and you’ll see the kitchen at work testing The Gluten Free Bistro’s GF pizza crust. The taste of this crust is light in texture yet hearty […]

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How Good is Legal Sea Foods at Handling Food Allergies?

How Good is Legal Sea Foods at Handling Food Allergies?

By Paul Antico of AllergyEats.com: When discussing which restaurants are the best at handling food allergies, two answers routinely come up in conversation. Up here in New England, Ming Tsai’s Blue Ginger in Wellesley, MA is one. Ming has been a pioneer in addressing patrons with food allergies ever since his first son was diagnosed […]

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Very Informative Interview with UK Resident on Autism, Gluten, Books and More – Vicky Warren Speaks Openly

Very Informative Interview with UK Resident on Autism, Gluten, Books and More – Vicky Warren Speaks Openly

1. Tell me about you and your background and how you are involved in the area of gluten-free, autism etc. I used to be a nurse and midwife before David and I got married in 1969 – we then went on to have 5 daughters between 1972 and 82! I first became aware of having difficulties in […]

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My Personal Story with Bio-K Plus

My Personal Story with Bio-K Plus

While on a three-week book tour last fall in New England, I spent many meals dodging gluten, often driving away still hungry. Many days I know I ingested gluten from hidden sources or even an unclean grill, due to the effects I experienced soon after; the gluten was taking its toll. My intestines and joints […]

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Deerfields Gluten-Free Bakery- WOW!

Deerfields Gluten-Free Bakery- WOW!

Deerfields Gluten-Free Bakery, located in Schaumburg, Illinois, is open to everyone at their location and via the internet. Lucky for us as well as their gluten-free line is in a dedicated GF facility! Open since 1886, it is now a five-generation bakery. I’m telling you, folks, if you want some tasty treats and delicious baked […]

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Peanut Shells on the Floor No More

Peanut Shells on the Floor No More

  I was reading about Outback Steakhouse and their gluten-free menu the other day when my mind wandered back to my days as a stock analyst. In particular, I was thinking about the early 1990’s when I was a restaurant analyst. There was a “steakhouse boom” where chains such as Outback, Longhorn Steakhouse, and Lone […]

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How is Sjögren’s Syndrome Diagnosed?

How is Sjögren’s Syndrome Diagnosed?

There are several ways to test for Sjögren’s which I have added below, even though I have an Article on this very topic posted at the Gluten Free Help website. I personally had the eye test done (brings back memories) and then the blood test done. I have an account with a lab and can […]

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Going Blind! by Sandi Star, CCN

Going Blind! by Sandi Star, CCN

  I remember using a ton of eye drops and never getting any relief. I was finding pieces of Sclera (the white, dense, fibrous outer coating of the eyeball) inside the lids and I was getting scarring. I was working full time and going to school at night; looking at a computer screen all day and books […]

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The Top Five Tips on Raising Children with Food Allergies

The Top Five Tips on Raising Children with Food Allergies

I meet up with a number of wonderful people as a children’s author and due to being celiac myself this adds a whole new element to my wide range of friends. Jamie Eppenauer has a lot to offer the gluten-free community and I’d like to share some of that with you. Please enjoy what she […]

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Food Allergies – Response to “Times” Article

Food Allergies – Response to “Times” Article

By Paul Antico, AllergyEats.com: Generally, I use the AllergyEats Blog solely to talk about food allergy and intolerance issues related to restaurants. However, the issue I bring up today is relevant in that it calls into question the prevalence of food allergies, which can have a direct effect on how seriously your waiter takes you […]

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