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Differentiating Gluten Related Disorders

By Dr. Tom O’Bryan
What a paradigm shifting moment in history when the world accepted that the earth was not flat! Opened up new lines of thought, new visions of what was possible and new adventures to dream. A similar paradigm shift has occurred within the health care field with the recognition that Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity is at least six-fold, and (so-far) as high as 20-fold more frequent than Celiac Disease. Read more…

Gluten Sensitivity without Celiac Disease: Is It a Fad?

By Dr. Tom O’Bryan
THE MYTH: Gluten Sensitivity without Celiac Disease is a Fad
THE TRUTH: Non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS) is not only real, but experts also tell us it is the most common (and non-recognized) condition in the family of gluten-related disorders. Read the full article here..

                                                                                 

 

 

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Top Three Tips for Better Health

It can be a challenge to establish good health habits with today’s hectic lifestyle. And if you’re one of the millions living with a chronic condition, it can be even harder. Too often we neglect our health until a health crisis — such as celiac disease or gluten sensitivity — forces us to examine how we live and make some serious changes. The practices we develop in this space require time and effort, but the rewards are tremendous. Positive lifestyle changes can propel you to a healthier, happier place than you have ever known. Read More

Hypergammaglobulinemia in the pediatric population as a marker for underlying autoimmune disease: a retrospective cohort study

News regarding Pediatric Autoimmune Disease:

Hypergammaglobulinemia in the pediatric population as a marker for underlying autoimmune disease: a retrospective cohort study.

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Background: The significance of hypergammaglobulinemia as a marker of immune activation is unknown, as a differential diagnosis for hypergammaglobulinemia in children has not been adequately established. The goal of this study was to identify conditions associated with hypergammaglobulinemia in children, with the hypothesis that elevated immunoglobulin levels may precede or predict the development of autoimmune conditions.

Methods: We reviewed the medical records for all children with IgG level ≥2000 mg/dL treated at a tertiary care children’s hospital from January 1, 2000 through December 31, 2009.…

Dr. Fasano on the future of celiac disease

What he thinks about the biopsy, a .pill, the economy, an Increase in CD … and GF pizza By Amy Ratner

SEVEN YEARS AGO, I sat down for an in-depth interview with Alessio Fasano, MD, director of the Center for Celiac Research, shortly after his landmark study that detennined one in 133 people has celiac disease. There was great excitement at that time about all the things likely to happen now that it was clear celiac disease was much more common than anyone thought. We met that time in his office at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in downtown Baltimore.…

Reintroduce Gluten : Gluten Sensitivity Testing

Question: Do I have to reintroduce gluten in order to have an accurate gluten sensitivity test done?

Answer: Yes and No Read more..

Gluten Sensitivity: Real Disorder, Real Symptoms

There’s a lot of confusion about gluten sensitivity. Some say it doesn’t exist. Others think going gluten free without celiac disease is unnecessary and is just a fad. But science now confirms what gluten-sensitive patients and their doctors have known for years: Gluten sensitivity is a real disorder with defined symptoms that can affect any part of the body.  Read More

 
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