• Non-celiac Wheat Sensitivity: Emerging from the Shadow of Celiac Disease

    4 monthes ago - By Healio

    When it comes to gluten-specific conditions, celiac disease is by far the most well-known. An estimated 2.5 million Americans are affected by the disease, and its main treatment, the gluten-free diet, has become part of the mainstream culture as a fad diet or near cure-all for diet-related problems. The science on celiac spans back several decades and has provided clinicians with a bevy of diagnostic tools at their disposal, though many individuals with celiac disease may still be undiagnosed.
    The same cannot be said about another condition that can resemble celiac disease but for which there
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  • Patient Support in Face of ‘Wheat Sensitivity' Imperative to Management

    4 monthes ago - By Healio

    About a decade ago, celiac disease experts worldwide were struck by the number of individuals being seen and claiming gluten sensitivity. This came as a surprise to celiac disease experts and although we could not find an explanation for it, there developed an academic interest as more of us experienced this influx of patients.
    We see that most of these individuals come to places like the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University with two questions: Could I have celiac disease because I got better on a gluten-free diet? Or I know I'm gluten sensitive, but I'm not better on a
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