July 30, 2014

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,
July 21, 2014

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..
July 21, 2014

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:
July 14, 2014

Predicting and Preventing Autoimmunity, Myth or Reality?

Taken as a group, autoimmune diseases are the third leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the industrialized world, only surpassed by cancer and heart disease. Many autoimmune diseases are chronic diseases that progress over the course of years and are characterized
July 14, 2014

The Mosaic of Autoimmunity: Prediction, Autoantibodies, and Therapy in Autoimmune Diseases – 2008

The most significant development in our understanding of autoimmunity in the last 5 years relates to our ability to predict autoimmune diseases. Predictivity of autoimmunity For more than two decades, the detection of serum autoantibodies has been used for the diagnosis and
March 19, 2014

Building Immunity & The Swine Flu

This last winter the stories on ‘Swine Flu’ and the potential lethal nature of this virus were in the news most every day. Government agencies around the world were feverishly working to understand the nature of this virus and how to protect
March 19, 2014

An Important Message From The Vitamin D Council

Most of my friends, hundreds patients, and thousands readers the Vitamin D Most of my friends, hundreds patients, and thousands readers the Vitamin D Council newsletter (not to mention myself), have been taking 5,000 IU/day for up eight Council newsletter (not to
March 19, 2014


A recent double blind study by The Great Plains Laboratory, Inc. showed Micellized D3 had approximately 5 times greater increase in serum 25(OH) Vitamin D levels versus emulsified vitamin D. Micellized D3 is far superior in reaching and maintaining optimal levels of
March 19, 2014

Fatigue and Weakness

For too many people, fatigue and weakness are constant parts of daily life. Middle-aged workers grow steadily, inexplicably worn out. Young, active, hyperresponsible (and overly stressed) individuals suddenly burn out.  And, many times, they don’t find the cure they need by visiting their
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