“Yes, celiac disease has increased dramatically in the U.S. since 1950, and now affects 1 percent of the population,” says Joseph Murray, a gastroenterologist and professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. “There’s good evidence that we’re not just getting better at detecting celiac. It’s also increasing in other countries, even in […]
Thanksgiving is a time of family, friendship, gratitude, and the celebration of abundance. It is also a time of tradition. In our family, the tradition extends beyond dinner. Every year, each member of the family participates The post Happy Thanksgiving appeared first on Simply Gluten Free.
Can carpal spasm be an early sign of celiac disease in some cases? A team of physicians recently reported on the case of a 3-year-old Albanian girl who presented at their clinic with carpal spasms and hand paresthesia. She was suffering from carpal spasms and paresthesias of her extremities.
Add a little something different to your holiday table this year with these sweet and spicy Gluten Free Mini Mexican Chocolate Bundt Cakes. Sure, you may want to stick with a more traditional The post Gluten Free Mini Mexican Chocolate Bundt Cakes Recipe appeared first on Simply Gluten Free.
If people with celiac disease hope to avoid complications, then it’s important for their gut mucosa to heal. However, besides biopsy, there is currently no good way for doctors to assess that a patient has healed enough to experience full remission. A team of researchers recently set out to assess the role of a point-of-care […]
If you’ve been gluten free for a little while, chances are you’re familiar with various gluten free grains. Grains like quinoa, sorghum, and millet may not have been in your pantry – or your vocabulary – until you The post Little Northern Bakehouse’s Millet Bread appeared first on Simply Gluten Free.
It’s time to start talking turkey! Turkey can make or break Thanksgiving dinner. Over the years, I have played around with the best way to get a beautifully browned, juicy turkey. I discovered that brining and proper roasting and basting techniques are The post Gluten Free Herb Brined Roasted Turkey appeared first on Simply Gluten […]
ImmusanT, Inc., the company working to develop a therapeutic vaccine to protect HLADQ2.5+ patients with celiac disease against the effects of gluten, presented data that shows a way to tell the difference between celiac disease (CeD) and non-celiac gluten-sensitive (NCGS) based on cytokine levels. Professor Knut Lundin, University of Oslo, presented the data at United […]
I love meals that only dirty up a couple dishes, like this Gluten Free Skillet Spaghetti and Meatballs recipe. All it takes is a mixing bowl and a cast iron skillet, making The post Gluten Free Skillet Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe appeared first on Simply Gluten Free.
It’s just like being a little kid with a super sore throat and your mom taking you to the doctor to get a test for strep throat. The doctor swabs your throat with two sticks to find out what nasty bacteria is camping out. In just moments you’ve got a diagnosis of strep throat and […]
I love French toast but I don’t always love making it. Standing over the stove, watching to make sure the bread doesn’t burn, flipping it one piece at a time, and repeating for each serving. It’s fine if it’s just for you and another person, but if you want to feed The post Gluten Free […]
Researchers still don’t have much good data on the consequences of antibiotic use in early life and how that relates to the risk of certain autoimmune diseases. A team of researchers recently set out to test the association between early-life antibiotic use and islet or celiac disease autoimmunity in genetically at-risk children prospectively followed up […]
Some foods just seem to have been named by or for children. Toad in the Hole? Pigs in Blankets? Dutch Baby? The latter was actually rumored to have been named by a kid. Dutch baby pancakes were derived from The post Gluten Free Dutch Baby Pancake Recipe appeared first on Simply Gluten Free.
What is the link between the autoimmune diseases SjÃ¶gren’s syndrome and celiac disease? In a study, 14.7% of SjÃ¶gren’s syndrome patients were found to have celiac disease and 11.8% of non-celiac SjÃ¶gren’s syndrome patients were found to have inflamed mucosa in the small intestine. With this knowledge, people who suffer from SjÃ¶gren’s syndrome may be […]
A press release by the Canadian Celiac Association announcing a label change for General Mills’ Cheerios is drawing confusion and questions from numerous corners of the gluten-free community. The press release is also drawing pushback from General Mills, which called the CCA press release “inaccurate,” and said it was “not based on facts.” General Mills […]
Gory goodies, anyone? Muahahahaha … have I got a treat for you! This Gluten Free Bones with Blood and Guts recipe from Carol Kicinski will surely look gruesome on your dessert table this The post Gluten Free Bones with Blood and Guts Recipe appeared first on Simply Gluten Free.
Know someone with arachnophobia? I have the best way to help them face that fear … cookies! This Gluten Free Spider Cookies recipe from Carol Kicinski takes the fear factor out of spiders and makes them The post Gluten Free Spider Cookies Recipe appeared first on Simply Gluten Free.
What role do intraepithelial lymphocyte counts and distribution play in celiac disease mucosal interpretation?Â Making an accurate count of intraepithelial lymphocytes (IEL) is important to making an accurate diagnosis of celiac disease, but so far, researchers have not been able to establish a definitive ‘normal’ IEL range. In a recent multi-center study, a team of researchers […]
What’s the relationship between celiac disease and liver histology, serology and treatment response? Celiac disease is diagnosed on the basis of ESPGHAN criteria, and clinical response to gluten-free diet. Researchers have noted histological abnormalities on liver biopsies in patients with celiac disease, but have rarely described the abnormalities in detail. A team of researchers recently […]